Harvest Bans and Fire Control

Harvest Bans

The Shire of Chapman Valley offers a free SMS text message alert service advising residents when a harvest ban is imposed by the Chief Bushfire Control Officer and when the ban is lifted.

Local residents who wish to utilise this free service should complete the form below to register their mobile phone. Please note that a maximum of four (4) mobile phones per farm may be registered to receive the SMS alerts.

Completed forms must be returned to the Shire offices either by fax (9920 5155) or email (cso@chapmanvalley.wa.gov.au).

Harvest Bans SMS Registration Form

Fire Control

The Shire is divided into two Fire Control Zones, Zone 2 & Zone 4. Generally, Zone 2 affects that part of the Shire extending from Yuna to the east and north. The remainder of the shire is located in Zone 4. For the exact boundaries of the Fire Control Zones please consult the Senior Ranger:

Senior Ranger Earl O'Donnell
Phone (08) 9920 5011
Mobile 0428 948 073
Email ranger@chapmanvalley.wa.gov.au

Latest Fire Control Information for the 2017/2018 Period

DLGC circular to all Local Governments: Prepare for the Bushfire Season

EmergencyWA - Prepare for emergencies in WA - Government of WA