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    5. DS-5 Stormwater
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    7. DS-7 Water Supply
    8. DS-8 Public Lighting
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  6. Standard Drawings
    1. SD-1 General Provisions
    2. Street design diagrams
    3. T100 Perspective Drawings
    4. T200 Streetscape
    5. T300 Reserves
    6. T400 Transport Network
    7. T500 Stormwater
    8. T600 Wastewater
      1. T601-Manhole - Standard
      2. T602-Manhole - Shallow
      3. T603-Manhole - Ladder and Steps
      4. T604-Manhole - Precast 1050mmØ Lid
      5. T605-Manhole - Entry Fixing
      6. T606-Manhole - Standard and Raised Access Detail
      7. T607-Manhole - Inclined Access Detail
      8. T608-Manhole - Internal Drop
      9. T609-Manhole - External Drop
      10. TT610-Manhole - PE Pipe Connections - Wall Adapter and Pre-Cast Manhole
      11. T611-Manhole - PE Pipe Connections - Stub Flange and In-Situ Base
      12. T612-Manhole - PE Pipe Connections - Electrofusion Coupler and In-Situ Base
      13. T613 Manhole - PE Pipe Connections - Puddle Flange and Pre-Cast Manhole
      14. T614-Manhole - Access Detail in Carriageway
      15. T620-Rodding Eye - Shallow < 2.5m
      16. T621-Rodding Eye - Deep > 2.5m
      17. T630-Property Connection - Standard
      18. T631-Property Connection - Depth > 2.5m
      19. T632-Property Connection - Within Property
      20. T633-Property Connection - Outside Property
      21. T634-Property Connection - Entry to Wastewater Main/Manhole
      22. T637-Lateral Connection - Single Connection to Manhole
      23. T638-Lateral Connection - Two or More Connections to Manhole
      24. T639-Lateral Connection - Single Connection to Main
      25. T640-Lateral Connection - Two Connections to Main
      26. T641-Lateral Connection - Two Adjacent Connections to Main
      27. T642-Lateral Connection - Rear Lot Connection
      28. T643-Mains Connection - Saddle Connection
      29. T651-Bedding and Backfill Details
      30. T652-Anti-Scour Block and Trenchstop
      31. T653-Buildings Near Public Mains
      32. T654-Close Proximity - Retaining Wall Restrictions
      33. T660-Pump Station - Typical Site Layout
      34. T661-Pump Station - Elevation Section
      35. T662-Pump Station - Plan Section
      36. T663-Pump Station - Pedestal Base Plate, Pedestal Mounting, Valve Chamber and Riser Connection
      37. T664-Pump Station - Deflector Plate, Ladder and Plinth
      38. T665-Pump Station - Valve Extension Spindle, Spindle Guide and Handwheel
      39. T666-Pump Station - Cover Slab
      40. T667-Pump Station - Frame
      41. T668-Pump Station - Chamber Lid
      42. T669-Pump Station - Chamber Lid Padlock and Handle
      43. T670-Pump Station - Rising Main Entry to Receiving Manhole
      44. T671-Pump Station - 25mm Water Service Connection
      45. T672-Pump Station - Electrical - Standard 2 Pump Stn Without Soft Starters (1 of 2)
      46. T673-Pump Station - Electrical - Standard 2 Pump Stn Without Soft Starters (2 of 2)
      47. T674-Pump Station - Electrical - Standard 2 Pump Stn SMC - 3 Soft Starters (1 of 2)
      48. T675-Pump Station - Electrical - Standard 2 Pump Stn SMC - 3 Soft Starters (2 of 2)
      49. T676-Pump Station - Electrical - Standard 2 Pump Stn IMS2 Soft Starters (1 of 2)
      50. T677-Pump Station - Electrical - Standard 2 Pump Stn IMS2 Soft Starters (2 of 2)
      51. T678-Pump Station - Electrical - Standard 2 Pump Stn ISMC - 3 Soft Starters (1 of 3)
      52. T679 Pump Station - Electrical - Standard 2 Pump Stn ISMC - 3 Soft Starters (2 of 3)
      53. T680-Pump Station - Electrical - Standard 2 Pump Stn ISMC - 3 Soft Starters (3 of 3)
      54. T681-Electrical - 2 Pump Stn Mincas SMC-3 Soft Starters (1 of 2)
      55. T682-Electrical - 2 Pump Stn Mincas SMC-3 Soft Starters (2 of 2)
      56. T683-Pump Station - Electrical Cabinet
    9. T700 Water Supply
      1. T700-Water Supply Pipe Hierarchy
      2. T701-Water Supply - Looped and Linked Principal Mains
      3. T705-Water Main - Location at Intersections
      4. T706-Watermain - Location at Cul de Sac
      5. T707-Water Main - Rider Main to Main Connection
      6. T708-Water Main - Flushing Point
      7. T709-Water Main - Branch Valves and Hydrant Combinations
      8. T710-Water Main - Support for Asbestos Cement Main
      9. T713-Hydrant Surround
      10. T714-Hydrant Box
      11. T715-Hydrant Surround Blocks
      12. T716-Valve Surround
      13. T717-Valve Box
      14. T718-Valve Surround 75mm Concrete
      15. T719-Valve Surround 100mm Concrete
      16. T720 Valve Surround Heavy Duty Concrete
      17. T721-Anchor block for Sluice Valves on Mains
      18. T722-Anchor Block for Flanged Fittings on Mains
      19. T723-Thrust Blocks
      20. T724-Hydrant and Valve Marker Post
      21. T727-Water Meter - Type 1 and 2 Point of Supply Location Installation
      22. T728-Water Meter - Type 3 and 4 Point of Supply Location Installation
      23. T729-Water Meter - Fire System Connection With Potable Supply Installation
      24. T730-Standard 20mm Manifold Connection
      25. T731-Standard 20mm Manifold Connections - Plan View
      26. T732-Multiple 20mm Installations
      27. T733-20mm Connection Requiring Double Check Valve
      28. T734-20mm Connection Requiring RPZ Installation
      29. T735-25mm, 40mm or 50mm Meter Installation With Double Check Valve
      30. T736-<50mm Meter Installation with RPZ
      31. T737-Property Connection - 50mm Combination Meter Installation with Double Check Valve
      32. T738-Combination Meter Installation with RPZ
      33. T739 >50mm Combination Meter Installation with RPZ & Bypass Option
      34. T740-Property Connection - Secure Connection
      35. T741-Manhole - Class A Loading
      36. T742-Chamber - Class A Loading
      37. T743-Manhole - Class B Loading
      38. T744-Chamber - Class B Loading
      39. T751-Bedding and Backfill Details
      40. T753-Buildings Near Public Mains
    10. T800 Public Lighting
    11. AB As-Built Drawings
  7. Approved Materials
  8. Construction Standards
    1. CS-1 General
    2. CS-2 Site Clearance
    3. CS-3 Earthworks
    4. CS-4 Excavation
    5. CS-5 Excavation in Trench
    6. CS-6 Fill
    7. CS-7 Bedding & Backfill
    8. CS-8 Subsoil Drainage for Earthworks & Roads
    9. CS-9 Pipework
    10. CS-10 Pipe Fittings
    11. CS-11 Manholes & Rodding Eyes
    12. CS-12 Sumps
    13. CS-13 Trenchless Technology
    14. CS-14 Road Ripping
    15. CS-15 Road Pavement Layers
    16. CS-16 Kerb & Channel
    17. CS-17 Concrete Work
    18. CS-18 Carriageway Surfacing
    19. CS-19 Roadmarking
    20. CS-20 Berm Features
    21. CS-21 Street Structures
    22. CS-22 Road Maintenance
    23. CS-23 Grassing & Turfing
    24. CS-24 Vegetation Planting & Gardens
    25. CS-25 Reinstatement
  9. Inspection & Testing Requirements
    1. IT-1 General Provision
    2. IT-2 Streetscape
    3. IT-3 Reserves
    4. IT-4 Transportation Network
    5. IT-5 Stormwater
    6. IT-6 Wastewater
    7. IT-7 Water Supply
    8. IT-8 Public Lighting
    9. IT-9 Network Utilities
Infrastructure Development Code

Table-1 Design Requirements for Various Road Classifications

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Table 1: Design Requirements for Various Road Classifications

Type Drawing Number Drawing Reference Speed Value (kph) Road Zone Width (m) Maximum Gradient Roadside Environment

Indicative Volume Range

(vpd)

Tree Location Safety Audit Requirement Comments
Highways Expressways Motorways Primary Arterial Roads n/a n/a Designed to New Zealand Transport Agency Manuals  In accordance with NZTA requirements  
Secondary Arterial Road Zone




 
T101 SA1 - Four Lanes/ Solid Median/ Positive Crossfall >70 34.0 5% Four lane and two lane arterial road types. Intersections limited and often signal controlled.
Typically have service roads and development frontage to support a mix of uses.
Direct vehicle access from adjoining property should be limited.

 
>15,000 vpd Berm Checklist review at feasibility stage.
Full Road Safety Audits at preliminary design, detail design and post construction stages.

Symmetrical layout Parking not required

Cycle lane required

T102 SA2 - Two Lanes/ Solid Median/ Positive Crossfall >70 28.0 5% 7,000 - 15,000 vpd Berm

Symmetrical Layout Parking not required

Cycle Lane required

T103 SA3 - Four Lanes/ Solid Median/ Positive Crossfall <70 37.0 5% Four lane and two lane arterial road types.  
Intersections limited and often signal controlled.  
Typically have service roads and development frontage to support a mix of uses. 
Direct vehicle access from adjoining property should be limited.
On-street parking is desirable.  
Solid medians are preferred for road sections with high demand for cross pedestrian movements.  
>15,000 vpd Parking

Symmetrical Layout Parking required

Cycle Lane required

T104 SA4 - Two Lanes/ Solid Median/ Negative Crossfall <70 33.0 5% 7,000 - 15,000 vpd Berm

Symmetrical Layout Parking required 

Cycle Lane required Low Impact Design option

T105 SA5 - Two Lanes/ Solid Median/ 
Positive Crossfall
<70 32.0 5% 7,000 - 15,000 vpd Berm Symmetrical Layout Parking required
T106 SA6 - Two Lanes/ Painted Median/ Positive Crossfall <70 30.0 5% 7,000 - 15,000 vpd Berm

Symmetrical Layout Parking required

Cycle Lane required

Collector Road Zone T107 CR1 - Four Lanes Median/ Positive Crossfall 50 31.0 8.33% Typically have service roads and development frontage to support a mix of uses.
Direct vehicle access from adjoining property should be limited.
On-street parking could be considered inside activity centres and this would increase the Road Zone by 4.5m.
>15,000 vpd Berm Checklist review at preliminary design stage.
Full Road Safety Audits at detail design and post construction stages.

Symmetrical Layout Parking may be required.

Cycle Lane required.

T108 CR2 - Two Lanes/ Solid Median/ Negative Crossfall 50 33.0 8.33%   7,000 - 15,000 vpd Berm

Symmetrical Layout Parking required

Cycle Lane required Low impact design option

T109 CR3 - Two Lanes/ Solid Median/ Positive Crossfall 50 29.0 8.33% 7,000 - 15,000 vpd Berm

Symmetrical Layout Parking required

Cycle Lane required

T110 CR4 - Two Lanes/ Painted Median/ Positive Crossfall 50 25.5 8.33% 5,000 - 12,000 vpd Parking Symmetrical Layout Parking required Painted median may be reduced to 2.0m and Road Reserve reduced to 25.0m if there is a low proportion of heavy vehicles
T111 CR5 - Two Lanes/ No Median/ Positive Crossfall 50 23.0 8.33% 3,000 - 5,500 vpd Parking

Symmetrical Layout Parking required

Cycle Lane required

Industrial Road Zone T112 CI1 - Two Lanes/ No Median/ Positive Crossfall 50 23.0 5% For use in industrial zones. High percentage of trucks expected. <5,000 vpd Berm Checklist review at prelimminary design stage. Full Road Safety Audits at detail design and post construction standards.

Symmetrical Layout Parking required

Cycle Lane not required

  T113 CI2 - Service Lane 15 6.0 12.5%   <250 vpd Berm

Checklist review detail design stage.

Full Road Safety Audit at post construction stage.

Refer to drawing for details

Parking not required

Cycle Lane not required

Local Road

Road Zone

T114 LR! - Two Lanes/ Parking/ Positive Crossfall 50 20.0 12.5% Wider undivided roads for use in situations that require increased parking and/or traffic demand.   <3,500 vpd Parking Checklist review at preliminary design stage.
Full Road Safety Audits at detail design and post construction stages.

Symmetrical Layout Parking required

Cycle Lane not required

T115 LR2 - two LAnes/ Parking/ Positive Crossfall 50 20.0      

Symmetrical Layout, Parking not required

Cycle Lane not required

T116 LR3 - Two Lanes/ No Median/ Positive Crossfall 50 16.0 12.5% <1,000 vpd Parking

Symmetrical Layout Parking not required

Cycle Lane not required

T117 LR4 - One Lane/ Parking <50 17.0 12.5% Local access for roads that are short, have a low volume and a low parking demand. <250 vpd Berm Checklist reviews at detail design and post construction standards.

Symmetrical Layout, single vehicle lane,

Parking required

Cycle Lane not required

T118 LR5 - One Lane/ Passing Lane <50 12.0 12.5%   <250 vpd Parking   Layout not symmetrical, 
single vehicle lane, passing lane, utilities on one side only Parking may be required
Cycle Lane not required
  T119 SL1 <50 8.0 12.5% Any lane laid out or constructed for the purpose of providing the public with a side or rear access for vehicular traffic to any land.  This can also apply to residential areas. <150 vpd Berm Checklist reviews at detail design and post construction stages Symmetrical layout, single 
vehicle lane, utilities and 
planting on opposite sides
Parking may be required
Cycle Lane not required
T119 SL2 <50 12.0 12.5% <250 vpd Berm Symmetrical layout, single 
vehicle lane, utilities and 
planting on opposite sides
Parking may be required
Cycle Lane not required

Rural 
Residential

 

 

T120 RR1 - Type 1 - 20 12.5% Typical low volume road with the only purpose to provide access road to rural residential subdivisions.   <550 vpd Berm Checklist reviews at detail design and post construction stages

Specific Design for approval 

Parking not required

T121 RR2 - Type 2 - 20 12.5% <550 vpd Berm Specific Design for approval

Tauriko

Business

Estate

T133 Secondary Arterial Road Zone Tauriko only, use in conjunction with all related City Plan requirements
T134 Collector Road Zone Tauriko only, use in conjunction with all related City Plan requirements
T135 Green Connector Tauriko only, use in conjunction with all related City Plan requirements

Checklist review at prelimminary design stage.

Full Road Safety Audits at detail design and post construction stages.

Wairakei T140 Secondary Arterial Road Zone Wairakei only, use in conjunction with all related City Plan requirements Te Okuroa Drive Only
Utility Services T122 Underground Service Locations Minimum widths & seperations to be adhered to for all cases where possible Checklist reviews at detail design and post construction stages Deviation from minimum alignments requires approval of the Corridor Manager
      Design Speed (kph) Access Width (m)           Comments
  T123 A. Recreational Use 20 7.0         Checklist review at preliminary design stage.
Full Road Safety Audits at detail design and post construction stages.
Planting on one side only
and located so shadows fall
within the accessway
T123 B. Regular and Concurrent Use 25 7.0         Planting on one side only
and located so shadows fall
within the accessway
T123 C. Recreational Use  30 7.0         Planting on one side only
and located so shadows fall
within the accessway
        Access Width (m) Maximum Gradient         Comments
Private Ways T124 Serving 1-4 Independent Dwelling Units - 3.0 20%       Checklist reviews at detail design and post construction standards  
T125 Serving 5-12 Independent Dwelling Units (max) - 6.0 12.5%        
T126 Rural - varies         Specific design for approval

Definitions in this section

City plan

Corridor manager

Design

Low impact design

New zealand transport agency

NZTA

Road

Street

 

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