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Berm/Lawn mowing

Most people voluntarily mow the berm (lawn) outside their property to keep it clean, tidy and attractive. 

We mow the berms in these urban areas:

  1. Where long grass could create a traffic visibility problem.
  2. In high profile areas, e.g. entrances to towns.
  3. On high banks not accessible by hand mowers.
  4. Where the grass is more than 150mm high. These berms are mown down to 50mm four times per year as publicised.

Note: We will advise you if your berm fits into one of the first three categories.

What are my options if I can’t mow my berm?

If you are unable to mow your berm you can employ a contractor to do it for you, at your cost. If you suffer from a permanent disability, you might be eligible for a disability allowance to help pay for mowing your lawns. Please contact WINZ for more information.


Lawn care tips from our Parks Team