General Property InformationUp one level
This area contains general information you may need about your property, including swimming pool, fence, pest control, street trees and crossovers
The City of Melville's role with regard to dividing fences is to prescribe the minimum standard of fence. Dividing fences are covered by the Dividing Fence Act.
An energy efficient home is one which incorporates common sense design principles that makes the building efficient in terms of, reducing the need for expensive heating and cooling appliances/equipment, reducing appliance running costs and therefore energy bills and reducing energy related greenhouse gas emissions without compromising on comfort. In fact, an energy efficient home is generally more comfortable, easier to maintain and costs no more to build than a conventional home.
Firebreaks contribute to protection of vegetation from bushfires in the dry season by isolating separate areas by wide strips designed to reduce or halt the progression of fire in bush, pasture or forest.
Information about other City of Melville health services such as advice on asbestos, greywater, pest control and rainwater and septic tanks.
The portion of the driveway between the front boundary of your property and the road carriageway is known as the crossover.
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The City of Melville is responsible for making sure that your swimming pool complies with State Government regulations.
Information about verge treatments
General information about Underground Power Program, the process and current projects being undertaken. Please see bottom of page for current and completed projects.
The Council supports the concept of underground power and the City of Melville has successfully completed underground power projects in areas throughout the City.
View the proposed street light design for Mount Pleasent
The City of Melville is responsible for planting, pruning, replacing and maintaining Council Verge Trees on road reserve/Council verges, which adjoin properties. Items placed in trees, attached to trees are not permitted (play equipment). We also inspect damaged/diseased or unhealthy and pest affected Council owned trees.