General Compliance FAQ
Who is responsible for maintaining the grass outside your property?
Property owners in the Western Bay of Plenty District are responsible for mowing the grass verges outside their property. If you think your neighbour's verge is a fire hazard please contact Fire and Emergency New Zealand.
Grass on your neighbour's property
If the grass on your neighbour’s property is unkempt, Council cannot intervene unless there is a risk to your health or the environment. If you think the grass on your neighbour's property is a fire hazard please contact Fire and Emergency New Zealand.