gold coast planning scheme policies

Gold Coast Planning Scheme 2003 Policy 11 - Land Development Guidelines

Gold Coast Planning Scheme 2003 Policy 11 - Land Development Guidelines has been designed to provide the user with an easy-to-access reference document for development within the City of Gold Coast. The Guidelines, when used in conjunction with the Standard Specifications and Drawings for Water, Sewerage, Roadworks, Drainage, Beaches and Waterways and Open Space, will act as a valuable tool for all designers within the development industry.

More importantly however, these documents reduce the emphasis on detailed requirements and instead focus on the end product. By encapsulating and emphasising overall design goals and directions for the City, the document allows designers greater freedom to apply creative solutions to achieve these goals.

It is intended that the document will:

Amendment to Gold Coast Planning Scheme 2003 Policy 11 - Land Development Guidelines

An amendment to Gold Coast Planning Scheme 2003 Policy 11 - Land Development Guidelines (2005 Edition) was adopted by Council on 30 April 2013. The amendment has been developed in accordance with the requirements of the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 (SPA) and has effect on and from 3 June 2013.

How the Policy has changed

The following sections include minor amendments to correct minor errors and to ensure that the Land Development Guidelines reflect current standards and processes:

Section 6 – Open Space Requirements has been amended to refine existing requirements for public open space development to provide more certainty and ensure delivery of public open space that is reflective of current best practice.

The following sections include changes to align the Land Development Guidelines with current standards and best practices:

Further information

Planning Scheme Policy 11 - Land Development Guidelines is available for viewing online and can be viewed electronically at Council’s Nerang and Bundall Administration Centres and Council libraries.

CD copies are available for purchase from Council’s Nerang and Bundall Administration Centres and the Coolangatta Branch Office or via the Planning Scheme Mail Order Form.

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Guidelines

Volume 1

Volume 2

Volume 3

Water Sensitive Urban Design Guidelines

Water Sensitive Urban Design Standard Drawings

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Standard Specifications and Drawings

Volume 4

Specification for Construction of Sewerage Mains and Associated Works

Standard Drawings for Sewerage

Volume 5

Specification for Water Supply Mains and Associated Works

Standard Drawings for Water

Volume 6

Standard Specifications for Roadworks, Drainage, Beaches and Waterways & Open Space

Standard Drawings for Roadworks

General

Typical Sections

Kerb Profiles and Subsoil Drainage

Concrete Footpaths and Kerb Ramps

Vehicular Crossings

Bikeways

Roadside Furniture

Miscellaneous Details

Standard Drawings for Drainage

General

Inlet Pits

Manholes

Construction General

Rainfall Intensities

Barrier Kerb

Standard Drawings for Beaches and Waterways

Standard Drawings for Open Space Infrastructure

General

General Open Space Infrastructure

Park Furniture

Natural Areas Fencing

Natural Areas Recreation Trails


Appendices, Forms and Drawing Disclaimer

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