Gardens, trees and verges

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Street trees

The City offers street trees to residents for the verge adjacent to your property. Council staff will also plant the requested trees during the winter months.

Find out more information on your requested street trees.

Please complete a Winter Street Tree Program application form (PDF) to be included in the next winter program.

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Tree pruning or tree removal

If a tree has grown into a location that you consider dangerous it may be eligible to be removed or pruned by Council in accordance with Council's policy for tree removal.

You can now send in your details electronically to report a dangerous tree or shrub on Council property that may be eligible for removal or pruning via

Verge vegetation treatments

In June 2002 Council adopted a verge development policy that relates to the area of land between a road edge and the adjacent property boundary. The policy was developed to ensure that street verges within the City of Rockingham are developed to an appropriate and consistent standard with due regard to aesthetics and public safety.

See the Street Verge Development Policy or contact the City of Rockingham for further information.

Bee removal from parks and trees

For all reporting of bee nests on Council property please contact us.


Residents may be eligible for a reimbursement of the costs of installing a crossover to their property for the first time.  Currently the City may reimburse 50% of the cost of a single width concrete crossover at a rate established by the City on commercial construction rates, if the crossover complies with the City's Crossover Specifications.

Download a copy of the Specifications for a Residential Crossover and Application Form.

Encroaching Branches and Roots

For information on encroaching branches and roots from neighbouring properties, please visit Legal Aid WA the Legal Aid website.