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    17. CS-17 Concrete Work
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    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

QA-3.7 Development Drawing Parameters


The following parameters shall be used when creating infrastructure development plans as part of a Development Works Approval report:

QA-3.7.1   Line Type and Symbols

Line type and symbol details shall be the same as those shown on the example As-Built plans as follows:

  1. AB-100 Infill As-Built Plan.
  2. AB-200 Streetscape and Reserves As-Built Plan.
  3. AB-400 Transportation Network As-Built Plan.
  4. AB- 500 Stormwater As-Built Plan.
  5. AB-600 Wastewater As-Built Plan.
  6. AB-700 Water Supply As-Built Plan.
  7. AB-800 Earthworks As-Built Plan.

If no symbol or line type exists for an attribute, Council shall be consulted for creation or approval of a new symbol.

QA-3.7.2   Coordinates and Levels

Coordinates of all features shall be supplied with all infrastructure development information as follows:

  • X, Y shall be shown using a known coordinate system (including northings and eastings).
  • Z levels shall be in terms of NZVD2016 Datum.

QA-3.7.3   Coordinate and Level Accuracy

Coordinates of all features shall be within the following accuracy:

  1. X, Y shall be within +/- 0.1m.
  2. Z shall be within +/- 0.01m.

QA-3.7.4   Coordinate Location

Unless otherwise identified, X, Y coordinates and Z heights shall be taken from the centre of all surface features.

QA-3.7.5   Plan Scale

Plans shall be suitably scaled to the plan paper size being supplied using standard draughting scales i.e. 1:500, 1:250, 1:200 etc.

QA-3.7.6   Asset Specific Information Requirements

The Consent Holder's Representative shall submit information as per the drawing checklists in QA-3 Development Works Approval (DWA) Application Template available in the IDC Toolbox.

For Type 1 Developments, separate plan drawings are not required for all Council assets.

Definitions in this section

Consent holder

Consent holder's representative



Development works approval

Resource consent



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