Areas of low-water-use landscaping includes:
- area of indigenous plant species that are existing or to be established
- area of low-water-use plant species that are existing or to be established
- area underneath large existing trees
Do not include any areas that contain a mix of low water use plants and higher water use species. For any areas of low-water-use plant species nominated, a landscape plan must be submitted with the development application and this must list the specific plant species to be planted on the site.
The area directly underneath large existing trees of any species can only be included if the diameter of the tree trunk is greater than 300 mm measured at 1000 mm above ground level. A maximum of 4 m² per tree can be claimed.