Heritage property ownership
Learn about heritage properties and financial assistance available, and download heritage design guides.
Eco Building Design Adviser
Offers free information and help on sustainable building practices.
Solar water heating
An innovative scheme to help you install a solar hot water system now and pay back the cost as part of rates.
Urban design is the practice of arranging buildings, access and green spaces to provide areas for living, working, and playing in our towns and villages. Council's Urban Design Panel is a key way of spearheading better urban design outcomes in our city.
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Overhanging vegetation can obstruct footpaths and roads.
Residential Berm Planting
Shrubs and trees within the berm is not allowed.
Streets, lights and footpaths
Find out general information on Nelson's streets, lights and footpaths.
Residential Street Frontage Guidelines
Information on what makes a successful street.