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City of Adelaide Verge Guidelines

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As the land owner, the City of Adelaide needs to assess and approve your proposal. We do this by way of a simple nature strip application form (form to be filled in by owner of the property, landlord or Strata Title – body corporate). In every application, we will consider:

  • If there are any utilities under the verge that may be affected (such as gas, phone, water or electricity lines)
  • If there is space for placement of bins and access to parked vehicles
  • If there is a clear line of sight for pedestrians and traffic
  • That there are no potential trip-hazards and
  • The landscaped character of the area

What support can the City of Adelaide offer me?

Once approved, the City of Adelaide can help your project by:

  • Assisting with design ideas and horticultural advice based on landscaping guidelines
  • Supply and install initial plants, soil, mulch or new instant turf to kick-start your project
  • Supplying conduit (PVC pipe) from the nature strip to the property boundary only, for irrigation

from:

https://www.cityofadelaide.com.au/resident/home-management/gardens/

  • Local Government Area: City of Adelaide
  • Council Allows Verge Gardens?: Verge gardens allowed, Plants intended for eating allowed, Permits required