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    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
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    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

IT-5.1 Inspection


Refer to IT-1 General Provisions for the procedure for initiating inspection by Council Representatives.

IT-5.1.1 Formal Inspections

The following inspections shall be advised to and undertaken with Council’s Representatives:

  1. Manhole structures shall be inspected to satisfy the requirements noted under inspection sheet IS-5.1 – Inspection Sheet Stormwater Manhole and Pipeline <50m.
  2. Pipelines as shown in Table 1: Pipe Inspection Table.

Table 1: Pipe Inspection Table:

Reticulation Layout Visual Inspection CCTV Inspection Walkthrough Inspection Comment
All Lines are 50m or less 
(MH to MH) and
1200mmØ or less
(Pipe Dia.) 


    Only applies where all lines are less than 50m in length (manhole to manhole).
Lines greater than 50m (MH to MH) and
1200mmØ or less
(Pipe Dia.)
Where lines are both greater or less than 50m
(MH to MH) and
1200mmØ or less
(Pipe Dia.)
  X   If any line triggers the CCTV requirements, then all lines shall undergo CCTV inspection except for line greater than 1200mmØ.
Lines of any length 
(MH to MH) and
Greater than 1200mmØ
(Pipe Dia.)
    X Any line greater than 1200mmØ requires a walkthrough inspection. Confined Spaces Entry requirements shall be followed.


Explanatory Note:
If any part of the new reticulation requires CCTV, then all pipes on the development shall require CCTV.
  1. Sumps shall be inspected to satisfy the requirements noted under inspection sheet IS-5.2 – Inspection Sheet Sump.
  2. Should inspection of other stormwater features be required, Council shall advise in writing what inspection/s are required.
  3. Final inspection as specified in IT-1 General Provisions.

IT-5.1.2 Random Inspections

Council shall undertake random inspections of all site features throughout the construction period to ensure good industry practice and compliance with all requirements for the infrastructure development are being followed.

IT-5.1.3 CCTV Inspections

CCTV inspections and deliverables shall be in accordance with IT-1 Appendix C - Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) Inspections.

All Stormwater network components shall be completed before commencement of CCTV.

Definitions in this section




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