For a property to be considered 'overgrown', it must meet some or all of the following criteria:
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The first step is to speak to the property owner directly. If this course of action does not resolve the problem, you should ensure the property in question meets the guidelines above, before reporting an overgrown property to Council. Council may not be able to assist if the property is not considered to be an unsafe or unhealthy environment.
Once a valid complaint about an overgrown property has been received, Council will use the following process: