ENGINEERING STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES
All building and development works undertaken in the Council area must be to the Council’s standards. These standards and guidelines ensure works are safe and sustainable.
Where standards are not listed builders and developers should refer to an appropriate Australian Standard or guideline.
Hydrology should be in accordance with Australian Rainfall & Runoff - link
Road design should be in accordance with Austroads Guidelines - link
Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) in accordance with the Engineering Procedures for Stormwater Management in Tasmania - link
Standard of Plans Submitted to Council
All electronic plans submitted to Council must be in accordance with the standard of plans
Local Government Standards and Guidelines
The Council have adopted the LGAT Standard Drawings and Tasmanian Subdivision Guidelines - link
Access and Parking
All new accesses, driveways, turning areas and carparking must be in accordance with the attached
Plan of Subdivision
Any application for a subdivision must provide all information relating to existing and proposed services. See example plan of subdivision
Soil and Water Management Plans (SWMP)
The Council are partners in the Derwent Estuary Program and have adopted the use of the fact sheets on building and construction sites - link
Waste Management Plans
The Council encourage the appropriate reuse of resources from building and development. See the “Ten Top Tips for minimising your waste and saving money in the process” - link
Signs located over the highway reservation must have minimum clearances as follows:
(i) From its underside vertically above footpath level - 2.40 metres; and
(ii) From its outer edge horizontally behind face of kerbline - 0.60 metres.