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5.3.3.3 Coorparoo and districts

5.3.3.3.1 Location and extent

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(1) The locality streets in the Coorparoo and districts neighbourhood plan area are indicated on the Coorparoo and districts locality streetscape extent map in Figure 5.3.3.3.1.a.
(2) All streetscape works occurring within the locality streets indicated in Figure 5.3.3.3.1.a must comply with the character specified in this document.
(3) Streetscapes outside these areas may be developed in keeping with this character, at the discretion of the developer and subject to Council approval.

5.3.3.3.2 Standard footway elements and materials

(1) These locality guidelines are to be read in conjunction with Chapter 3 Road corridor design of the Infrastructure design planning scheme policy.
(2) Footway upgrades are to include new surfacing, new or reinstated kerb and channel, driveways, pedestrian kerb crossings, tactile markers, roof water drainage line connections, service pit lids, street trees, garden beds, furniture and pedestrian lighting applicable to the streetscape type.
(3) The scope, layout and detail of the footway upgrades are to be agreed on a site by site basis through the development assessment process.

5.3.3.3.3 Streetscape hierarchy

5.3.3.3.3.1 Streetscape types overview

(1) The locality streets within the Coorparoo and districts neighbourhood plan area are exceptions to the standard streetscape hierarchy.
(2) The streetscape type and specifications for locality streets in this area are outlined in Table 5.3.3.3.3.1A and shown in Figure 5.3.3.3.1.a.
Table 5.3.3.3.3.1A—Streetscape type and specifications
Component
Locality Streets Type 1 in Coorparoo and districts neighbourhood plan area
Verge width
As existing verge width
Description
Full width turf
Driveways
Broom finished concrete
Furniture
No furniture
Trees
Street trees are permitted in accordance with the footway width requirements set out in Table 5.3.3.3.3.1B.
Streets trees include:
(a) medium and small crown trees to be planted at minimum 2m spacing, if within garden beds, or minimum 6m spacing outside of garden beds;
(b) large crown feature trees to be planted at minimum 10m centres.
Distance:
(a) all tree centrelines are 750mm from the nominal face of the kerb.
Layout:
(a) trees planted in a single row at the rear of kerb;
(b) to be planted as singles and in pairs or clusters.

Component
Locality Streets Type 2 in Coorparoo and districts neighbourhood plan area
Verge width
As existing verge width
Description
1.2m wide(1) concrete footpath in turf
Unobstructed pavement width
Refer to Table 5.3.3.3.3.1B, as applicable
Pavement Materials
Broom finished concrete
Tactile markers
(consistent with BSD-5218)
Type: Concrete tactile paver
Supplier: Chelmstone, Urbanstone or approved equivalent
Colour: CCS ‘Voodoo’
Driveways
Broom finished concrete
Furniture
No furniture
Trees
Street trees are permitted in accordance with the footway width requirements set out in Table 5.3.3.3.3.1B.
Streets trees include:
(a) a mix of tree species laid out in an informal manner with clusters of trees;
(b) medium and small crown trees to be planted at minimum 2m spacing, if within garden beds, or minimum 6m spacing outside of garden beds;
(c) large crown feature trees to be planted at minimum 10m centres.
Distance:
(a) all tree centrelines are 750mm from the nominal face of the kerb and a minimum of 600mm from the edges of the pavement.
Layout:
(a) a mix of species, in a single row at the rear of kerb;
(b) to be planted as singles and in pairs or clusters.

Notes: (1) Where existing verge width allows.

Component
Locality Streets Type 3 in Coorparoo and districts neighbourhood plan area
Verge width
As existing verge width
Description
1.8m wide(1) concrete footpath in turf
Concrete footpath abuts the property boundary
Unobstructed pavement width
Refer to Table 5.3.3.3.3.1B, as applicable
Pavement Materials
Broom finished concrete
Tactile markers

(consistent with BSD-5218)

Type: Concrete tactile paver
Supplier: Chelmstone, Urbanstone or approved equivalent
Colour: CCS ‘Voodoo’
Driveways
Broom finished concrete
Furniture
No furniture
Trees
Street trees are permitted in accordance with the footway width requirements set out in Table 5.3.3.3.3.1B.
Streets trees include:
(a) a mix of tree species laid out in an informal manner with clusters of trees;
(b) medium and small crown trees to be planted at minimum 2m spacing, if within garden beds, or minimum 6m spacing outside of garden beds;
(c) large crown feature trees to be planted at minimum 10m centres.
Distance:
(a) all tree centrelines are 1350mm from the nominal face of the kerb and a minimum of 600mm from the edges of the pavement.
Layout:
(a) a mix of species, in a single row at the rear of kerb;
(b) to be planted as singles and in pairs or clusters.
Turf strip adjacent kerb – minimum width
1.8m – varying width
Turf strip at rear of verge
0m
Tree planting beds – minimum widths
1.2m

Notes: (1) Where existing verge width allows.

Table 5.3.3.3.3.1B—Footway width exceptions
Existing verge widths (from nominal face of kerb)
Garden beds
Street trees
Pathway width Locality Street Type 1
Pathway width Locality Street Type 2
Pathway width Locality Street Type 3
Less than 1.65m
No garden beds
No
No path
Full width
Full width
1.65m - 2.49m
No garden beds
No
No path
1.2m
1.2m
2.5m and wider
No garden beds
Yes
No path
1.2m
1.8m

5.3.3.3.4 Planting–Locality Street Types 1 and 2

5.3.3.3.4.1 Street trees

(1) Street trees are permitted as identified in Table 5.3.3.3.4.1A and each street has an approved street tree species to fit with the character within the precinct.
(2) Street trees are to be:
(a) laid out in an informal manner;
(b) medium and small crown trees to be planted at minimum 2m spacing, if within garden beds, or minimum 6m spacing outside of garden beds;
(c) large crown feature trees to be planted at minimum 10m centres.
(3) Trees are to be planted in garden beds.
(4) Table 5.3.3.3.4.1A sets out the approved street tree species for use on the various streets within the Coorparoo and districts neighbourhood plan area.
Table 5.3.3.3.4.1A—Street trees
Street
Street Trees
Lamrock Street (north side)
Buckinghamia celsissima
Doughty Avenue (south side)
Buckinghamia celsissima Delonix regia
Curlewis Street (south side)
Xanthostemon chrysanthus
Jacaranda mimosifolia
Ontario Street
Syzygium australe
Delonix regia
Percival Terrace
Delonix regia
Bauhinia purpurea
Letchworth Road
Delonix regia
Buckinghamia celsissima
Regal Street (in the crescent between Letchworth Road and Welwyn Crescent)
Delonix regia
Buckinghamia celsissima
Howard Street
Delonix regia
Buckinghamia celsissima
Welwyn Crescent
Delonix regia
Buckinghamia celsissima
Welwyn Crescent (off MacKay Street)
No trees
Regal Street (off Letchworth Road and Macaulay Street)
No trees

5.3.3.3.5 Planting–Locality Street Type 3

5.3.3.3.5.1 Street trees

(1) Street trees are permitted and section 3.7.5 Design standards for street tree planting sets out the approved street tree species for use on the various streets within the Coorparoo and districts area.
(2) Each street has a minimum of two approved street tree species to encourage variety and diversity within the precinct.
(3) Where two or more street trees are required on the same development frontage, a mixture of the appropriate species as listed in section 3.7.5 Design standards for street tree planting is required.
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