The Burdekin Shire Council is changing its business hours from July 1.
Council’s Corporate and Community Services Manager Dan Mulcahy said the opening hours for Council business would change from 7am to 8am.
“Council has decided to open an hour later as there were a limited number of people using our services in that first hour,” he said.
“Council made the decision to change the hours noting that most other councils opened from 8am or 8.30am.
“Residents will be able to contact council via the after-hours number.
“Council’s Building Certification and Plumbing Officers still will be available to meet or discuss building and plumbing matters with builders from 7am.
“Builders and contractors will be able to contact our officers by calling 4783 9942, all other departments will open at 8am.”
Opening hours for Council business will be 8am to 5pm.