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Local Planning Scheme No.2

Integrated Strategic Planning and Reporting

The Shire of Chapman Valley has recently completed their Integrated Strategic Planning and Reporting documents.  To view these documents click on Council, Public Documents, Corporate Documents or contact the Shire for hard copy.

Local Planning Policies

Notice is hereby given that the Shire of Chapman Valley has amended the following Local Planning Policies for public comment:

  • Outbuildings
  • Sea Containers

A copy of the Local Planning Policies and a submission form should you wish to provide comment can be accessed on the following links:

Click here to view Advertised Outbuilding Policy Click here for Outbuildings Submission form

Click here to view Advertised Sea Containers Policy Click here for Sea Containers Submission form

Submissions will be received by the Shire up to and including Friday 17 April 2015.


We currently have no vacancies available.

The Shire of Chapman Valley is located northeast of Geraldton in the Mid West of Western Australia and covers an area of approximately 4000 square kilometres. It is bound by the Indian Ocean and the Shires of Northampton, Greenough and Mullewa.

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17 April 2015 - WA Local Government Grants Commission - Notice of Public Hearing commencing at 12.00pm and concluding at 2.00pm to be held in Council Chambers - Click here for further information
28 August 2015 - Close of Roll for Local Government Election. Click here for information to see if you need to apply to be on the roll or contact the Shire prior to this date for further information.
3 September 2015 - Nominations Open for Candidates Local Government Elections
10 September 2015 - Close of Nominations for Local Government Elections
3 October 2015 - Community Harvest Ball
17 October 2015 - Local Government Election
Click here for Midwest Events Calender


The Shire of Chapman Valley hereby gives public notice of its Ordinary Council meeting for 2015:

  • 15 April 2015
  • 20 May 2015
  • 17 June 2015
  • 15 July 2015
  • 19 August 2015
  • 16 September 2015
  • 21 October 2015
  • 18 November 2015
  • 16 December 2015
Council will meet at 9.00am in the Council Chambers at Nabawa (3270 Chapman Valley Road) on each ordinary meeting date.


Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.00pm


Police Licensing can be done at the Shire Office between 9.00am and 3.00pm daily.


Click here to view Shire map



Open Sundays 1.00pm to 4.00pm and Wednesdays 9.00am to 12.00


Magnificent Moresby





 The Shire of Chapman Valley is undertaking a review of its Coastal Management Strategy 2007.  The aim of the review is to reflect the community's vision regarding use along the coast and we are interested in hearing what you have to say.  We have prepared a very short 10 question survey to gather your thoughts on management of the coast between Drummond Cove and Woolawar Gully, with a focus on Coronation Beach.  Please click on the link below to complete the survey.  Responses are due by the 17th April 2015. Thank you for your contribution!




The draft Buller Local Structure Plan has been prepared and is now available for public comment.
 Submissions on the draft Structure Plan must be made in writing on the submission form and lodged with the Chief Executive Officer of the Shire of Chapman Valley before 4:00pm Friday 29 May 2015. Submissions can be forwarded to the Shire office by mail to PO Box 1, Nabawa WA 6532, by fax on (08) 9920 5155, or emailed to cso@chapmanvalley.wa.gov.au
A copy of the draft Buller Local Structure Plan and a submission form should you wish to provide comment can be accessed on the following links:
Click here for  Buller Local Structure Plan
Click here for Buller Local Structure Plan-Appendices
Click here for Submission Form PDF here
Should you wish to know more about the Buller Local Structure Plan then please contact the Shire’s Planning Department on (08) 9920 5011.