Victoria

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No permits required if you stay within their guidelines and plant native and indigenous plants. Download pdf documents from https://www.mrsc.vic.gov.au/Live-Work/Roads-Drains-Paths/Footpaths-and-nature-strips/Nature-Strips
East Gippsland Verge Gardens is a new group promoting the development of verge gardens to cool and beautify our streets, and provide habitat for local...
East Gippsland Shire Council is currently rewriting their verge policy and guidelines for residents and Judy Clarke is contact with them. Please subscribe to the...
Merri-bek City Council (was Moreland City Council) encourages residents to plant native plants or vegetables in their nature strip in line with their Nature Strip Guidelines....
A larger, squarish shaped verge garden, council compliant and growing well with native plants, many sourced from the local indigenous plants nursery Riviera Nursery, Paynesville....
Very restricted planting is permitted in Geelong "Where a footpath exists, residents have the choice to use gravels, synthetic turf or ground covers below 10...
Bendigo have quite a restrictive policy and discourage verge gardens claiming that they are much more work and much more expensive than grass. They do...
"Nature strips are to be grassed between the property boundary and the kerb. Compacted granitic sand can be used in non-heritage overlay areas. If you'd...
This council is clearly not keen so staying well within the guidelines. Nature Strip Modification Permit and fee required before planting. Applicable only to nature...
The current guidelines are under review with a new policy expected in late 2023. See https://www.yourcityyourvoice.com.au/nature-strips
Permits are required - and obtained by using the Online Nature Strip Approval Form. If you sell your property, you need to return to grass...
Street trees are cared for and maintained by Wyndham City. Contact the council and ask for one. The common restrictions are there re maintaining sightlines,...
Some verge planting is allowed on nature strips: low-growing, non-invasive, less than 50cm high.  Access required for pedestrians and people alighting from parked cars. Non-arterial...
The Street Garden Guidelines are for gardens in planter boxes on nature strips and median strips. Residents need to pay to apply for a permit,...
This is a cautious policy. Permits are required. Food gardens and fruit trees are prohibited. Permits are required. You will need to ensure that your...
This council requires landscaping plans and public liability and seems aimed at large projects rather than individual gardeners. You cannot change a naturestrip without Council approval. Recommend...
'Residents are permitted to plant ground covers and low-growing shrubs and grasses as an alternative to grass. Indigenous plants are preferred as they provide habitat...
Recommended plants are native and indigenous wildflowers, ground covers and low growing shrubs. A soil contamination report before edible plants such as vegetables, herbs or...
"Residents, through the Nature Strip Landscaping Guidelines are supported to develop landscapes." This is a light policy with many of the standard features - space...
"Well maintained nature strips add value to adjoining private properties and contribute neighbourhood character.  Landscaping in nature strips should also enhance and reinforce neighbourhood character."...
You can plant on your nature strip without Council approval if you meet the guidelines. However, you will need approval from Council and also VicRoads...
Permits are required for all projects. Plants are to be no more than 400mm high, 1 metre clearance against the road for car passengers, 1...
Excavation and cultivation must be by hand. Low growing plants, no weeds, fine gravel or organic mulch. Prune plants so they do not protrude onto...
This policy was updated March 2023. Free permits are required. Low growing indigenous plants local to your area are encouraged. There is a plant list...
Plants must be maintained at a maximum height of 500mm. Ground cover plants are required to be set back 500mm from back of kerb to...
"Victoria Walks is an evidence-based health promotion charity, leading the move for walkable communities in Australia since 2009." We work primarily in Victoria, but increasingly...
"Council has developed guidelines to assist residents who are keen to plant and maintain indigenous vegetation on their nature strip. Planting indigenous plants on nature...
Extensive and prescriptive policy, includes option to apply online. Requires resident to have public liability insurance. https://www.cardinia.vic.gov.au/info/20006/roads_footpaths_and_drains/430/nature_strips
Council website includes what is and isn't allowed as well as plant lists and an Indigenous Plant Guide https://www.casey.vic.gov.au/looking-after-your-nature-strip See also Council's Gardens for Wildlife...