|On a lot||On adjacent lot|
|P1||requires that the proposed building work
does not damage the relevant
infrastructure or the building's integrity
|P2||requires that access to, and ventilation
for, the relevant infrastructure is maintained.
Light-weight class 10 buildings and structures such as sheds and patios are afforded some concessions—these include allowing simple building work over most infrastructure, but excluding some higher risk infrastructure such as water mains, connections and maintenance covers.
1. Submission of a Building Over or Near Relevant Infrastructure Application for Assessment by the applicant
|A Building Over or Near Relevant Infrastructure Application for Assessment
must be accompanied by the necessary documentation and payment of the relevant fee and can be submitted via the following options:
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|If Council believes the project is feasible, proceed to step 2.|
2. Preconstruction CCTV Inspection
Council will require a condition assessment of the relevant infrastructure to be inspected via Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) prior to approval of any application for building over or near relevant infrastructure. The costs of any such inspections are the responsibility of the applicant.
3. Issuance of a “Compliance Permit” (conditional approval to construct)
Council will review the CCTV condition assessment. If no defects are identified Council will issue a Compliance Permit. This permit will impose conditions on the approval.
4. Construction works by the applicant
Council must be given the option to conduct inspections at the following stages of construction:
(a) All footing systems located within the zone of influence,
(b) All exposed infrastructure mains prior to backfilling,
(c) All replaced/ relocated relevant infrastructure,
(d) Access holes that are newly installed or moved.
Note - A minimum 24 hour’s notification of inspection is required.
5. Post construction CCTV and assessment by Council
This inspection is to ensure that no damage was caused to Council’s infrastructure during the construction of the permitted works. The costs of any such inspections are the responsibility of the applicant.
6. Signed easement documentation
The applicant shall provide a registered easement where directed, to Council. The easement plan and document shall be submitted to Council for approval and endorsing prior to the Building Over or Near Relevant Infrastructure Compliance Certificate being issued. The compliance certificate will
not be issued until a registered easement has been forwarded to Council.
The easement is registered on the title and is attached to the land. The easement width shall reflect the zone of influence of the relevant infrastructure within the property and shall be provided for the full extent of the property from boundary to boundary.