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Engineering Guidelines for Development

To assist developers and contractors in providing quality road and drainage infrastructure to the community, Council has produced a comprehensive Engineering Guideline and Civil Works Specificaiton.

The aim of these documents is to facilitate the efficient processing of engineering plan submissions, and to ensure that infrastructure associated with any development is designed and constructed to be safe, serviceable, economical to maintain and meets community expectations.

Applicants should be aware that each development will be treated on its merits, and that approval is dependant on the overall impact of the development and not solely on compliance with minimum engineering standards. a copy of these documents is provided below in PDF form. Hard copies are also avaliable for purchase over the counter at 62 Flushcombe Road, Blacktown. 

pdf.png BCC_Engineering_Guideline.pdf

pdf.png Civil Works Specification.pdf

Council's Civil  Works Specification requires contractors to source road pavement and pipe bedding materials from approved suppilers.

For your convenice, a listing of these materials and approved stockpile numbers can be found Recycled and Natural Road Pavement and Pipe Bedding Materials webpage.

Should you have any enquiries regarding these documents, please contact Council's Development Engineers, or the Co-ordinator Engineering Approvals, Mr Robert Marshall, on telephone 9839 6000.

Water Sensitive Urban Design

Council has prepared an Integrated Water Cycle Management Development Control Plan to mitigate the impact of urban development on local waterways within the area.

Additional information on WSUD can be found on the Water Sensitive Urban Design Information webpage.


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