Seasons Greetings from Northern Grampians Shire Council!Please note that our St Arnaud and Stawell Customer Service offices will be closed during the holidays. Both offices will close 12pm Friday 22 December 2023, reopening normal business hours Tuesday 2 January 2024. For urgent matters, call 03 5358 8700.
Holiday Closure Information 2023
Our building and planning teams have implemented a new and simple permit application process called Greenlight. The Greenlight Online Permit Manager will allow you to submit and pay for your applications online, receive correspondence by email and monitor the status of your applications from start to finish. To access, please visit our planning or building permit pages or click on the link:
Northern Grampians Shire Greenlight Planning and Building Permits
Northern Grampians Shire Council formed in 1995 and is made up of the former Shire of Stawell, City of Stawell, Town of St Arnaud and Shire of Kara Kara.
The shire is divided into four wards, Kara Kara, Stawell, Central and South West, with one to three Councillors representing each ward.
Council is elected by the people of Northern Grampians and reports to and is accountable to its community under the Local Government Act 1989 and 2020.
As an organisation Northern Grampians Shire Council works in partnership with all levels of government and local community members to deliver over 60 services to the Northern Grampians community.
An overview of local government and how it works.
An overview of the Northern Grampians Shire.
Information about civic matters including Australia Day Awards, new citizens and how to contact a local Justice of the Peace.
There are various options to contact council by phone, in person, in writing, via the Snap Send Solve app, online or via a councillor.
Find out about upcoming council meetings and view minutes from previous meetings.
Northern Grampians Shire Council's current tenders.
Information about elected councillors of the Northern Grampians Shire Council.
Information about Council's Executive Leadership Team, Council Directorates and services provided by each area.
Governance is the process by which the council ensures transparency and accountability.