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Current public notices for the Shire of Esperance

Please find below current public notices of the Shire of Esperance. You can make a submission on any or all of the below notices, unless otherwise stated. Submissions can be made to




Date Advertised

Closing Date



Pursuant to Section 18 Bush Fires Act 1954 the Shire of Esperance advises due to seasonal conditions it will postpone the commencement of the Restricted Burning Time.

Restricted Burning Time will commence on Saturday, 1 October 2022 for all Zones.

Please note: the Shire of Esperance encourages landowner/occupiers carrying out any burning off activities on their land, to please log their activities by calling DFES Communications on Ph: 08 9395 9209. This will assist with volunteer resources unnecessarily responding to private burns, mistaken as a reported fire.

This notice dated 21 September 2022.
Shane Burge
Chief Executive Officer

Shire of Esperance - Fees and Charges

The following new charge is applicable from 1 December 2021:

Advertising Signage within Airport Terminal (per m2) $275 GST inclusive.

All correspondence relating to this article should be addressed to:
CEO, PO Box 507, Esperance, WA, 6450
Ph: 9071 0666 Fax: 9071 0600
Email: Website:
Shane Burge
Chief Executive Officer

Committees and Working Groups

The Shire of Esperance welcomes expressions of interest for our Council Committees and Working Groups.

For further information and Terms of Reference for these groups please visit the Shire’s website.

Expressions may be emailed to, posted to PO Box 507 Esperance or dropped into the Administration Building.

Proposed New Local Law

Pursuant to Section 3.12 of the Local Government Act 1995, the Shire of Esperance proposes to make the Cat Local Law 2022.

The purpose of the Cat Local Law 2022 is to provide benefit to the district by enabling greater regulation and control of cats

The effect of the Cat Local Law 2022 is to extend the control over cats which exist under the Cat Act 2011.

Copies of this Local Law can be obtained from the Shire of Esperance Administration Office, Windich Street Esperance, between the hours of 8:30am and 4:45pm, Monday to Friday, or can alternatively be viewed here.

Submissions about the proposed local law may be made to the Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Esperance, PO Box 507, Esperance WA 6450 by 4:00pm Saturday, 22 October 2022.

Shane Burge
Chief Executive Officer

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Long Term Financial Plan

Council adopted the reviewed Shire of Esperance Long Term Financial Plan 2022/23 – 2031/2032 at the June Ordinary Council meeting. A copy of the reviewed plan is available here.

Disposal of Property

In accordance with Section 3.58 of the Local Government Act 1995, the Shire of Esperance gives public notice of its intention to lease the following properties;

Property – Old Court House

Party Involved – Elodie Goldsmith

Term – 5 years

Consideration – $11,120.87 pa (Inc GST)

Market Value – $11,120.87 pa (Inc GST) as determined by Council Res # O0922-207

Any person wishing to make a submission in relation to this matter must do so by 4.00pm 21 October 2022 to the Shire of Esperance, Windich Street, Esperance WA 6450. Contact Coordinator Governance & Corporate Support on 9071 0672 or email

30/09/2022 21/10/2022

Expressions of Interest

Old Salmon Gums School

Museum Village

The Shire of Esperance invites expressions of interest to lease the Old Salmon Gums School in the Museum Village, for up to 5 years.

The outlet shall promote local and regional arts and crafts, local produce and/or tourism retail.

For further information please contact Coordinator Governance & Corporate Support on

9071 0672 or email

Submissions close 4.00pm Friday 21 October 2022.

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