Street trees (greening our city)

The City of Kwinana is responsible for the planting, maintenance and pruning of street trees on verges. See below for more information on what the City is responsible for maintaining. 

    The City of Kwinana’s responsibility to maintain street trees on verge

    • The City will plant street trees on a verge to mitigate against climate change and improve the streetescape
    • Residents or ratepayers are entitled to one tree per 15-20 metres of verge
    • Residents or ratepayers of corner properties may be allocated two trees
    • The City is responsible for the final selection and planting of each tree
    • The City will water newly planted verge trees for two summers to help them establish
    • The City will undertake programmed street tree pruning and/or street tree pruning requests
    • The City will consider written requests for the removal of street trees in accordance with the ‘Pruning and removal of trees on City managed land’ Policy
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