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5.3.19.2 Spring Hill

5.3.19.2.1 Location and extent

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(1) The Locality Streets in the Spring Hill Neighbourhood Plan area are indicated on the Streetscape hierarchy overlay map and on Figure 5.3.19.2.1a.
(2) All streetscape works occurring within the Locality Streets indicated in Figure 5.3.19.2.1a, 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.

5.3.19.2.2 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.

5.3.19.2.3 Streetscape hierarchy

5.3.19.2.3.1 Streetscape types overview

(1) The locality streets within the Spring Hill 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 5.3.19.2.3.1A and shown in Figure 5.3.19.2.1a.
Table 5.3.19.2.3.1A - Streetscape type and specifications
Component
Locality Streets in the Spring Hill 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 tactile paver
Supplier: Chelmstone, Urbanstone or approved equivalent
Colour: CCS ‘Pewter’
Driveways
Asphalt to match footpath.
Furniture
All furniture is to be located outside of the unobstructed pavement area.
Furniture elements and layout requirements are to be agreed on a site by site basis through the development assessment process.
Refer to 3.7.6 Design standards for street furniture for standard furniture elements and specifications.
Trees
Street trees planted in asphalt footpaths are to be planted in pits with a porous paving finish or garden beds and permitted in accordance with the footway width requirements set out in Table 5.3.19.2.3.1B.
Streets trees include:
(a) All tree centrelines are 750mm from the nominal face of the kerb and a minimum of 600mm from the edges of the pavement.
(b) A mix of tree species laid out in an informal manner with clusters of trees;
(c) Medium and small crown trees to be planted at minimum 2m spacing, if within garden beds, or minimum 6m spacing outside of garden beds;
(d) Large crown feature trees to be planted at minimum 10m centres.
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.
Garden beds
Garden beds are permitted subject to the footway width requirements set out in Table 5.3.19.2.3.1B.
A garden bed located adjacent to the kerb has a:
(a) 1.5m minimum spacing between garden beds;
(b) Maximum length of 10m;
(c) Layout and length to accommodate car parking and other kerbside allocation.
Table 5.3.19.2.3.1B— Footway width exceptions
Verge widths (from nominal face of kerb)
Garden bed width
Street trees
Unobstructed pavement width
Less than 2.1m
No garden beds
No
Full width
2.1m – 2.49m
750mm – 1.15m
No
1.2m
2.50m – 3.14m
1.15m
Yes
1.2m – 1.8m
3.15m – 3.74m
1.2m
Yes
1.8m – 2.4m
3.75m
1.2m
Yes
2.4m

5.3.19.2.4 Planting

5.3.19.2.4.1 Street trees

(1) Street trees are permitted as identified in Table 5.3.19.2.3.1A.
(2) Table 5.3.19.2.4A sets out the approved street tree species for use on the various streets within the Spring Hill area.
(3) Each street has a minimum of two approved street tree species to encourage variety and diversity within the precinct.
(4) Where two or more street trees are required on the same development frontage, a mixture of the appropriate species as listed in Table 5.3.19.2.4A is required.

5.3.19.2.4.2 Garden beds

(1) Garden beds are permitted as identified in Table 5.3.19.2.3.1A.
(2) Shrub and groundcover species are to be selected from Table 5.3.19.2.4B.
Table 5.3.19.2.4A—Street trees
Street
Preferred species – trees
Astor Terrace
Jacaranda mimosifolia
Boundary Street
Handroanthus impetiginosus Harpullia pendula
Brunswick Street
Agathis robusta
Harpullia pendula
Flynn Street
Jacaranda mimosifolia
Fortescue Street
Harpullia pendula
Gregory Terrace
Jacaranda mimosifolia
Kennigo Street
Handroanthus chrysanthus
Leichhardt Street
Flindersia australis
Lophostemon confertus
Little Edward Street
Harpullia pendula
Rogers Street
Flindersia australis
Ficus benjamina
Royal Avenue
Buckinghamia celcissima
St Paul’s Terrace
Flindersia australis
Thornbury Street
Flindersia australis
Turbot Street
Flindersia schottiana
Upper Edward Street
Flindersia schottiana
Victoria Street
Flindersia australis
Warren Street
Tabebuia rosea
Water Street
Peltophorum pterocarpum
Wedd Street
Buckinghamia celsissima
Wharf Street
Flindersia australis
Table 5.3.19.2.4B—Shrubs and groundcover species
Shrubs and groundcovers
Liriope muscari
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