Last Updated: Monday, 08 April 2019 13:49

Footpath gardens can help beautify our streetscapes, make walking more appealing for pedestrians and reduce the amount of grass to be maintained. If footpath gardens are not planted to our requirements, they can cause issues by restricting pedestrian movement, reducing visibility for car drivers and becoming an expensive maintenance issue for Council.

For these reasons we have strict requirements for footpath gardens. The following these points have been taken from Local Law 1.1.

The footpath garden must:

You must:

A list of appropriate footpath garden plants has been compiled for your convenience. This list is intended as a guide only. The planting location, soil type and sunlight available will influence the suitability of the plant species planted.