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5.3.14.2 Newstead north

5.3.14.2.1 Location and extent

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(1) The locality streets in the Newstead north neighbourhood plan area are indicated on the Newstead north locality streetscape extent map in Figure 5.3.14.2.1a.
(2) All streetscape works occurring within the locality streets indicated in Figure 5.3.14.2.1a 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.

5.3.14.2.2 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.

5.3.14.2.3 Streetscape hierarchy

5.3.14.2.3.1 Streetscape types overview

(1) The locality streets within the Newstead north 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 5.3.14.2.3.1A and shown in Figure 5.3.14.2.1a
Table 5.3.14.2.3.1A—Streetscape type and specifications
Component
Locality Streets Type 1 in the Newstead north neighbourhood plan area
Verge width
Retain existing width
Description
Full width pavement
Unobstructed pavement
Paving materials
Full width asphalt:
(a) Type: BCC Type 1 asphalt;
(b) Width: 25mm thick.
Tactile markers
(consistent with BSD-5218)
Type: Concrete paver
Supplier: Chelmstone, Urbanstone or approved equivalent
Colour: CCS ‘Pewter’
Driveways
Broom finished concrete
Furniture
No furniture
Trees
Street trees planted in asphalt footpaths are permitted in accordance with the footway width requirements set out in Table 5.3.14.2.3.1B
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.
Component
Locality Streets Type 2 in the Newstead north neighbourhood plan area
Verge width
As existing verge width
Description
1.2m wide(1) concrete footpath or full width turf
Unobstructed pavement
Refer to Table 5.3.14.2.3.1B as applicable
Paving materials
Broom finished concrete(2)
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 5.3.14.2.3.1B
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. (2) Where concrete footpath is required.

Table 5.3.14.2.3.1B—Footway width exceptions
Existing verge widths (from nominal face of kerb)
Garden beds
Street trees
Unobstructed pavement width
Less than 1.65m
No garden beds
No
Full width
1.65m - 2.49m
No garden beds
No
1.2m
2.5m and wider
No garden beds
Yes
1.2m

5.3.14.2.4 Planting

5.3.14.2.4.1 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.
(2) Each street has a minimum of 2 approved street tree species to encourage variety and diversity within the precinct.
(3) Where 2 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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