Citizens may self-approve their road gardens

Sydney City Council has recognised that its citizens don’t need nannying if they wish to garden.

Citizens may give themselves  approval to garden in public in the road verge.

A new policy adopted by Council on Monday 25 February 2013 makes clear that Sydney citizens may self-approve their own road gardens.

“The Footpath Gardening Policy (the Policy) allows residents and businesses to put planter boxes on the footpath and/or carry out gardening on footpath verges outside their properties under certain conditions.”.

Let a thousand gardens bloom, and a thousand more . . .

Citizens – you may download the policy as a PDF (598kb) here.


One Response to “Citizens may self-approve their road gardens”
  1. Thanks for sharing this, Michael. I have linked it to our Lord Mayor and a Councillor to see whether they have anything like this in the pipeline for Adelaide.

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