Development & Design Manual, Standard Drawings and Construction Manual

The Northern Rivers Local Government Development Design and Construction Manual has been developed as a resource sharing initiative involving the Lismore City Council, Ballina Shire Council, Kyogle Shire Council, Richmond Valley Council, Clarence Valley Council and Byron Shire Council.

The Development and Design Manual is a regional approach to provide uniform development standards via a clear and comprehensive set of requirements for development infrastructure design and construction.

Both the community and the development industry now have clear instructions for development infrastructure requirements throughout the Northern Rivers area.

The manual has been derived from the Aus-spec Development Specification series and modified to suit the specific needs of our region.

The development industry is encouraged to utilise these guidelines before planning begins, enabling faster and more effective processing of developments through Council.



Standard Drawings

Standard Drawings

Council's standard drawings for works associated with developments as required by conditions of development consent.


C-00B Northern Rivers Local Government Standard Drawings Schedule

R-01B Typical Cross-section Urban Roads

R-02C Typical Cross-section Bi-level Road

R-03C Kerb and Gutter and Edge Restraint Profiles

R-04C Kerb Ramp

R-05D Residential Driveway Layouts and Layback Vehicular Crossing for Kerbed Roads

R-06D Residential Driveway Longitudinal Grading Details

R-07B Concrete Footpath Detail

R-08A Kerb and Gutter Drainage Connections

R-09B Subsurface Drainage

R-10A Typical Service Conduit Sections

R-11A Typical Service Conduit and Markers Sections

R-12A Street Signs

R-13B Typical Cross-section Rural and Rural Residential Roads

R-14C Driveways and Vehicular Crossings Non Kerb and Gutter

R-15D Rural Driveway Longitudinal Grading Details for Non Kerbed Roads

R-16B Driveway & Vehicular Crossings for Non Kerbed Roads – Sloped Headwalls


SW-01A Side Entry Gully Pit and Antiponding – Lip in Line

SW-02B Manholes, Field Inlet Pits Grated Inlet/Junction Pit Details

SW-03A Field Inlet Pit Domed Top Cover

SW-04A Security Grate for Stormwater Outlets

SW-05A Step Iron Details

SW-06A Pipe Installation Conditions

SW-07A Hydraulic Capture Charts, Lip in Line, on Grade Gully Pit, Mountable Kerb

SW-08A Hydraulic Capture Charts, Lip in Line, on Grade Gully Pit, Upright Kerb

SW-09A Hydraulic Capture Charts, Lip in Line, SAG Gully Pit, 2400, 3600 & 4800 Lintels

Sample Drawings

Sample Drawings Disclaimer

1 NRDC SAMPLES Cover Sheet

2 NRDC SAMPLES R & D Plan 2008-006-05

3 NRDC SAMPLES SW Lsect 2008-006-06

4 NRDC SAMPLES Sew Plan 2008-006-12

5 NRDC SAMPLES Sew Lsect 2008-006-14

6 NRDC SAMPLES Water Plan 2008-006-18

7 NRDC SAMPLES Int Details 2008-006-19

8 NRDC SAMPLES R3 Long XSec 2008-006-29

9 NRDC SAMPLES catchment plan 2008-006-31

10 NRDC SAMPLES SW Calc Sheet 2008-006-32

11 NRDC SAMPLES R3 XS1 Construction Xsec  2008-006-46

12 NRDC SAMPLES R & D Plan WAE 2008-006-05

13 NRDC SAMPLES SW Lsect WAE 2008-006-06

14 NRDC SAMPLES Sew Plan WAE 2008-006-12

15 NRDC SAMPLES Sew Lsect WAE 2008-006-14

16 NRDC SAMPLES Water Plan WAE 2008-006-18

17 NRDC SAMPLES R3 XS2 WAE 2008-006-47

18 NRDC SAMPLES WAE PLAN 2008-006-48