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Planning Scheme Policy 8 – Standards for road and footpath

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					   Planning Scheme Policy 8 – Standards for road and footpath construction

1. Frontage requirements:

   The following are provided or exist at the frontage of the site:
   - reinforced concrete industrial crossing or crossings where development is other than
      for a rural or residential purpose in accordance with the drawings included in
      Appendix 11.1;
   - footpath formation suitable to site specific conditions;
   - pedestrian pavement for the full length of the road frontage or frontages of the land:
      at least 1.5m wide where development is for a commercial purpose where adjoining
      pavement exists; or
      for the full footpath width where development is on land in the town centre of the Town
      Zone
   - kerb and channelling along the full frontage or frontages of the land other than within
      the Rural Zone;
   - where the road is partly paved, construction and pavement of the carriageway
      between the existing pavement and the edge of the carriageway along the full
      frontage or frontages of the land; or
   - the alteration or repair of existing roadworks required as a result of the construction
      works for the development.

2. Road layout and construction:

   (a)   The new road layout is designed and constructed in accordance with the following
         operating conditions:

         Road Type                 Maximum Number of                 Maximum Design
                                   Dwelling Units Served             Speed (km/hr)

         Access place              30                                15

         Access street             75                                40

         Collector street          300                               60

         Trunk collector           1,000                             60/70

         Arterial road             As required by the responsible authority

         Industry                  n/a                               60

         Rural road                Site specific solutions apply

   AND

   (b)   The road layout complies with the provisions of the EDROC Regional Standards
         Manual – Sections 2.14E-2.14G (as applicable) and Part B (QUDM): and
         “Queensland Streets – Design Guidelines for Subdivisional Streetworks”.

   (c)   Streets or roads have reserve and pavement widths in accordance with the
         provisions of the EDROC Regional Standards Manual – Sections 2.14E-2.14G (as
         applicable), and “Queensland Streets – Design Guidelines for Subdivisional
         Streetworks”.

   (d)   Intersections are spaced as follows:

         Road Type                         Minimum Intersection Spacing
                                   On Same Side of              On Opposite Side of
                                   Through Road                 Through Road
         Access place              60m                                 40m

         Collector street          60m                                 40m

         Arterial road             As required by the responsible authority

         Other road                Site specific conditions apply

   (e)   Road construction is in accordance with the following:

         (i) for residential and large lot residential streets:
             - flexible pavement construction based on the ARRB residential street
                  pavement design method using equivalent standard axle loadings based on
                  an average traffic generation rate of 10 veh/d per allotment and a 20 year
                  design life (ARRB, 1989); or
             - concrete pavement based on the CCA design table; or
             - interlocking block pavement based on the ARRB interlocking block pavement
                  design method;

         (ii) for rural roads, construction to standards given in Council guidelines and/or
              “Rural Road Design” (Austroads 1989); and

         (iii) for other roads, construction to standards given in Council guidelines and/or Main
               Roads Standard Specification, 1999.

3. Footpath formation:

   Footpaths formed in accordance with the following:

   STREET TYPE                  PAVED FOOTPATH                      CYCLEPATH
                                REQUIREMENTS                        REQUIREMENTS

   Pedestrian pathway                1.5m wide                           No

   Access place                      No                                  No

   Access street                     No                                  No

   Collector street                  1.5m wide                           No but carriageway
                                     (one side)                          cycle lane if required

   Trunk collector
   - in Town Centre                  Full width                          No
   - otherwise                       1.5m wide                           If required, 2.0m wide
   as
                                     (both sides)                        a cycle path or as a
   cycle                                                                 lane on the road
   pavement

   Arterial road                     As required by the Department of Main Roads

   Industrial road                   No                                  No

   Large lot residential road        No                                  No

   Rural road                        No                                  No

4. This policy commences on 25 November 2005 and replaces the policy “Pedestrian
Footpaths and Cycleways” dated 14/04/93.

				
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