Road verge herbicide spraying 2019 - Applications for No Spray Register due by 4pm 30th August.

Published: Thursday, 11 July 2019 at 9:12:11 AM

The Shire will be undertaking its annual herbicide spraying program on rural and urban road verges commencing 1st September 2019 (weather permitting).

The spraying is to control excessive growth of vegetation in drains, road shoulders and verges. The chemicals will be sprayed by qualified persons strictly in accordance with the manufacturer’s requirements.

In accordance with Shire policy P120104, property owners can request verge areas adjoining their properties not be sprayed.

To be placed on the Shires No Spray Register, property owners must submit a No Spray Register Application form, which is available from the Shires administration counter or on the Shires website at

Applications must be submitted to the Shire by 4.00pm on the 30th of August 2019.

If approved, registration will be valid for two years, after which property owners can reapply.

Applicants whose term on the register is due to expire this year have been sent application forms which are required to be completed and returned for renewal. If your term is due to expire this year and have you not received a form for renewal please contact Infrastructure Services on 9848 0322 as soon as possible to organise a form to be sent to you.

Those who do not renew their application prior to the deadline will not be included on the No Spray register for this year.

For further information please contact Infrastructure Services on telephone 9848 0322 or email

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