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Town of Walkerville

Urban forest management policy consultation

The draft Urban forest management policy is now open for public consultation

The Policy will:

  • guide the Council in accordance with the Urban forest strategy, in the future development and enhancement of community and open space and streetscapes in the Town, and the protection and enhancement of trees on private land.
  • provide information for the community on the Council's goals and objectives in the management of trees and the urban forest.
  •  guide Council’s planners and private developers in the development of land adjoining roads and open spaces to minimise the impact on trees.

Residents are now invited to comment on the draft policy.

Feedback to be submitted in writing by 5pm, Friday 20 September 2019.

Written submissions emailed to: or posted to: Town of Walkerville, GPO BOX 55, Walkerville, 5081.