Tree and vegetation management
Find out about cutting down trees, tree clearing, planting, vegetation management on council land and what you can do about trees overhanging your property
Tree clearing on private property
A permit is needed from council to remove protected vegetation on private property, including cutting down trees.
Clearing vegetation on a road verge (nature strip)
A permit is required to clear any vegetation, including trees, on road reserves, footpaths and nature strips outside private property.
Permit for road-verge (nature strip) planting and landscaping
Council supports the concept of alternative road verge treatments, including gardens, where suitable.
Request for arborist (tree) services
Submit a request to council for the services of an arborist to review an issue with a tree that is on council land and is encroaching on your property.
Each year council distributes free trees to ratepayers to help beautify the region.
Community native nurseries
Community native nurseries stock local native plant species and offer expert advice on choosing and maintaining plants.
Learn about our region's invasive plants, council's programs and how you can protect your place.
Natural resource management and conservation techniques
Helpful tips on conservation techniques.