Community Services

The Shire of Plantagenet works in partnership with the community to make this Shire a place in which there is a positive sense of our unique and diverse community. We encourage you to have your say in local decision-making, and we endeavour to create opportunities for personal, social and economic development in the Shire.

The Shire works hard to understand the social, cultural and recreational needs of the many communities that make up the Shire of Plantagenet. We believe that's the way to ensure that Council projects are relevant and well planned.

The officers work with the community in the areas of Community Development, Arts and Culture, Family and Children, Young People, Seniors, People with Disabilities, Recreation and Cultural Diversity.

Click on the links below for more information on each of these services:

Disability Services
Fire and Emergency Management
Sport & Recreation
Ranger Services

The Mount Barker Community Resource Centre has been established by the Baptist Church to provide community programs and services for the Shire of Plantagenet and town of Mount Barker with commitment and integrity, utilizing a wide range of infrastructure, training and communications services that will assist the continuing economic and social development of the region. The centre is located in a Council owned building and is co-located with the Shire's library.

Development Services

The Shire's Development Services team addresses a range of planning, building and health matters. Applications for planning consent for developments, building licences, food premises and public buildings inspections and on-site effluent disposal applications are considered by the team. Also, applications for subdivision and amalgamation are referred to the Council for comment by the WA Planning Commission. The Town Planning Scheme and amendments to it are also processed by the Development Services team.

Works & Services

The Works and Services Department is responsible for natural resource management, waste & recycling, construction and maintenance of infrastructure and fleet management.

Parks & Reserves
Waste Management

Please click on the following link, if you wish to request maintenance work on roads, drains or footpaths.

Roadworks Maintenance Request

RO-47-9 - Application for Gate Permit

For More Information

The Shire of Plantagenet Administration Centre is located in Lowood Road Mount Barker, 359km south of Perth and 50km north of Albany on Albany Highway.
Click Here to make a General Enquiry

Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 4.15pm
Phone (08) 9892 1111
Fax: (08) 9892 1100

22-24 Lowood Road
(PO Box 48)
Mount Barker WA 6324