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Street trees

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

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

Name Format Size and Type
Information on requesting street trees Flyer PDF 939 kb
Winter Street Tree Program application form Form PDF 1.1 MB

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 the City 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 City property that may be eligible for removal or pruning via customer@rockingham.wa.gov.au.

Bee removal from parks and trees

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

Encroaching Branches and Roots

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

Pest Plants 

Pest Plants are plants that are considered to be of environmental or horticultural concern. They are usually plants that have been introduced to the Rockingham area and can threaten the natural biodiversity or amenity of the City’s reserves.

Found a pest plant on your property? See our Pest Plant information sheets listed below for removal information.

For further information email customer@rockingham.wa.gov.au or call our Parks Environmental team on
9528 0333 to discuss further.

Name Format Size and Type
Fountain Grass (Cenchrus setaceus) Information Sheet PDF 446KB
Caltrop (Tribulus terrestris) Information Sheet PDF 440KB

Brazilian Pepper (Schinus terebinthifolius)

Information Sheet PDF 412KB
Coastal Tea Tree (Leptospermum laevigatum) Information Sheet PDF 335KB
Morning Glory (Ipomoea indica) Information Sheet PDF 409KB
Pampas Grass (Cortaderia selloana) Information Sheet PDF 421KB

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Crossovers

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, which can be viewed below.

For further information email customer@rockingham.wa.gov.au or call our Engineering team on
9528 0333 to discuss further.