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Oakajee Industrial Estate Structure Plan

Wokarena Heights Structure Plan

Local Planning Scheme No.2


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.


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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8 May 2015 - Mothers Day Morning Tea at Nabawa Community Centre
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
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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.
Access DoT direct and register to receive a free personalised account where you can manage all information relating to your personal vehicle licence and drivers licence, as well as pay all bills associated with these licences.  There is also temporary movement of vehicle permits available


Click here to view Shire map



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


Farming history





 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 records@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:

Buller Local Structure Plan 

Buller Local Structure Plan-Appendices

Submission Form

Should you wish to know more about the Buller Local Structure Plan then please contact the Shire’s Planning Department on (08) 9920 5011.


Notice is hereby given by the local government of the Shire of Chapman Valley that the Nabawa Townsite Revitalisation Plan is available for comment.

The Nabawa Townsite Revitalisation Plan document is available for viewing at the Shire offices 3270 Chapman Valley Road, Nabawa during normal office hours or alternatively the document can be downloaded by clicking on the attachments below.

Concept Master Plan of Nabawa Town

Draft Nabawa Townsite Revitalisation Plan

Nabawa Resource Guide

 Any enquires regarding this matter should be directed to the Shire’s Planning Department on (08) 9920 5011.

 Submissions on the Nabawa Townsite Revitalisation Plan must be made in writing and lodged with the undersigned on or before 4:00pm Friday 12 June 2015. Comments can be mailed into the Shire office or alternatively they can be emailed to planner@chapmanvalley.wa.gov.au