Roadside Trees & Vegetation:
Council has a Native Vegetation Management Plan, approved by the Environment Protection Agency, which lays down strict guidelines relating to the management of roadside vegetation. A copy may be obtained from any of the four Council’s offices .
Requests for roadside tree planting need to be submitted to Council in writing, giving full details of the proposal, for formal approval.
Tree trimming along roadsides is carried out on a regular basis in accordance with strict guidelines to provide a safe corridor for road traffic.
A regular maintenance programme is in place for trees and shrubs on footpaths and roadsides within townships.