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Sunshine Coast - Plant a self-assessable Verge Garden

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Sunshine Coast guidelines and planting list are at Plant a self-assessable verge garden

They provide an approved plant list. To be eligible for planting under self-assessment, the vegetation must satisfy all criteria at all times. Otherwise, you need to apply for a permit.

  • plants may be up to 50cm high at maturity

This Council is often criticised because of the dispute surrounding the Urban Food Street at Buderim. Those verge gardens would not have fitted within this criteria.

  • Local Government Area: Sunshine Coast Regional Council
  • Council Allows Verge Gardens?: Verge gardens allowed, Plants intended for eating allowed