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City of Kingston Nature Strip Guidelines

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 allow for opening of car doors.
  • Nature strips on a corner property are limited to ground cover plants only, to ensure sight lines for motorists and pedestrians.
  • Plants and mulch are to be maintained within the nature strip area and not encroach on the pedestrian footpath, kerb or road


Council Allows Verge Gardens?
Verge gardens allowed