COVID-19 update

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak (Coronavirus) in Australia and across the globe, Wakefield Regional Council is taking proactive measures to stop the spread. Our front counter remains open but please call or email us in the first instance. We are trying to minimise risk to our people and our community so, if you can carry out business with us online or on phone, do so.

Find out about our response and important information for residents and businesses

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Guide for Roadside Vegetation

Native vegetation is protected by law in South Australia. Less than 30 percent of native vegetation remains in South Australia's agricultural areas, with some regions lower than 10 percent! Only native vegetation in a fire affected area can be interfered with and only subject to permit conditions.

This fact sheet provides most of the details you will need but please visit if you require more information about native veg.

The Interactive Guide for Native Vegetation

Council gets dozens of inquiries about removing trees and vegetation each year. Find out by answering some questions, if you can remove vegetation anywhere within the Wakefield region. This Interactive Guide for Native Vegetation is a tool to help you decide if and how you need to apply for a permit to clear, trim or remove native vegetation.

Start Interactive Guide for Vegetation