New South Wales

Posted 3 days ago

Council supports the planting of verge gardens which make a positive contribution to the local streetscape, provided property owners receive consent from Council and maintain...

 Councils and Policies /  New South Wales / New

Posted 3 months ago

All the usual restrictions re clearances for pedestrians and cars.  Request a street tree from council and residents can plant "low growing (less than 0.5m),...

 Councils and Policies /  New South Wales

Posted 3 months ago

Another council who sees verge gardens as an important part of the Urban Forest. This is a fairly low-key policy where you can proceed providing...

 Councils and Policies /  New South Wales

Posted 3 months ago

Broken Hill's policy, "To allow residents and property owners the opportunity to beautify their nature strips by various landscaping works which comply with Council Regulations",...

 Councils and Policies /  New South Wales

Posted 3 months ago

No approval is necessary if you stay within the guidelines. Maximum plant height 700mm. Contact the council to request street trees. Native plants preferred. Guidelines,...

 Councils and Policies /  New South Wales

Posted 4 months ago

We’ve officially launched our Verge Garden Program! Residents and local businesses can now plant on suitable “nature strips” near them, after 3 simple steps: Check...

 Councils and Policies /  New South Wales

Posted 5 months ago

This policy has been in place for some years. It's not particularly encouraging but if you follow the guidelines, you should be able to plant...

 Councils and Policies /  New South Wales

Posted 5 months ago

The policy for Nature Strips is at the bottom of the page about Community Gardens. This is the first policy I have seen state explicity...

 Councils and Policies /  New South Wales

Posted 5 months ago

Community Nurseries and Micro-forests convert larger piece of unused urban land. They typically require funding through grants or crowdfunding and are organised by community groups....

 Community Gardens and Micro-forests /  New South Wales

Posted 3 years ago

Council has a new Street Garden policy which allows residents to have a garden in the nature strip out the front of their home. The...

 Councils and Policies /  New South Wales

Posted 3 years ago

"Verges, also known as nature strips, are important areas of public land that have the potential to provide ecosystem services and help create more liveable...

 Councils and Policies /  New South Wales