Whale watching, pristine beaches Exmouth Western Australia

Engineering, Infrastructure & Works

Contact Details                                              Staff Contacts

Depot Location: Cnr Welch and Reid Street, Exmouth                             Works Manager
Phone:     (08) 9949 1699                                                                           0417 177 302
Fax:          (08) 9949 1979                                                                               

Shire Depot


Engineering Services is responsible for the construction and maintenance of infrastructure assets including roads, footpaths, drainage, litter control, signage and lighting.

Residents should report to the works department any damage to roads, footpaths and cycle-ways, broken or missing direction signs and obstructions to ensure that prompt repairs may be undertaken.

Exmouth Town Beach

 Parks & Gardens

The Shire of Exmouth residents, tourists and community groups benefit from some of the highest quality sports fields, parks and neighbourhood playgrounds.

Our enthusiastic team of Gardening Staff monitor and maintain some 14 Parks, 3 Sporting Fields, numerous playground structures, open areas and other Shire facilities.

The Parks and Gardening Section of Council's operations are responsible for the development and maintenance of:

* Ovals

* Parks & Gardens

* Playgrounds

* Verge & Median Strips

* Street Trees

* Open Areas & Reserve Development

  • Weekly safety audits on all playgrounds 

Crossover (Entrance to Properties)

Owners may apply to the Shire for a contribution towards the cost of having a crossover constructed to provide vehicular access from the roadway to their property. 

Council provides a rebate of up to $400 for an approved crossover on presentation of receipts and associated supporting information.

Council has 2 policies detailing the standards of a crossover:

Policy 7.9 - Crossovers and Verges: Within Townsite

Policy 7.10 - Crossovers: Commercial & Outside Townsite

If you should require further information on Crossovers please contact the Executive Manager Engineering Services on 9949 1699.

Verge Enhancements

Council Policy 7.8 applies to Verge Enhancements throughout the Shire and a rebate is available for approved works. A proposed verge enhancement MUST be approved by the Executive Manager Engineering Services BEFORE commencing works to be eligible for the rebate.

**All applications must be accompanied by a Statement by a Supplier (also available from www.ato.gov.au)



Street signs, directional signs and tourist information signs within the townsite are erected and maintained by the Engineering Services Department. Business signs require approval from the Shire’s Planning Department before erection. Refer to the Planning Services Information Sheet on Signage for further details.


Rubbish Collection

The Engineering Department is responsible for the weekly collection of domestic rubbish. For further information, including collection days, visit the Rubbish Collection page of our website.