For the latest information regarding the current COVID-19 lockdown and Council services.
COVID-19 Information for the community
Fencing requirements are regulated by the Victorian fences legislation. Find out more here about the rules relating to fencing between your and your neighbour's property.
Information on fires, floods, landslip, heatwaves and other emergencies.
Property data, maps and overlay information is available here. Create your own map of the Colac Otway Shire.
Find out how to resolve or report ongoing concerns with noise and other nuisances.
Pets, livestock, wildlife, pest animals.
How to pay your rates, receive your rates by email, how rates are calculated, property valuations and objections, apply for a pension rebate
Building standards, report a problem, roadside reserves, stormwater, whose road is it?
Find out when your bins will be collected, tip and transfer station locations, rubbish collection information, dumped rubbish and alternative waste disposal services.
Building, planning, safety and registration information for your swimming pool or spa.
Water tanks, wastewater, stormwater.
PO Box 283, Colac 3250
Colac Service Centre2-6 Rae Street, ColacOpen: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5pm
Apollo Bay Service Centre100 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay
Open: 7-days a week, 9am - 5pm
Phone: 03 5232 9400
For callers who have a hearing, speech or communication impairment, and for text telephone or modem callers, use our National Relay Service on 133677
Colac Otway Shire Council proudly acknowledges the Gulidjan and Gadubanud peoples, past, present and emerging, as the traditional custodians of the Colac Otway region.