I have been tasked with investigating technical service standards at other Council managed parks and reserves. Does anyone have written standards that are used by staff to determine when works are carried out and to what standard?
Some of the standards I am looking for include:
I would also be interested to know if you have similar standards for sporting fields and what they are?RegardsPeter
Here are the Australian Standards applicable:
AS 2303 tree stock for landscape use
AS 2698 plastic pipes for irrigation
AS 4373 pruning of amenity trees
AS 4419 soils for landscaping and garden use
AS 4455 retaining walls
As 4678 earth retaining structures
AS 4685 playground equipment (set)
AS 4975 protection of trees
AS 1477 PVC pipes and fitting for pressure applications
And some other reference books:
Design Standard and Regulations Officer PO Box 29 Gladstone QLD 4680 Phone 07 4975 8447
Email Brendan.Fuller@gladstone.qld.gov.au | Website www.gladstone.qld.gov.au
Tree valuation – Thyer Method
Tree valuation – Burnley method
Much appreciated, very useful.
Natspec has two types of landscaping – open space and adjacent to buildings.
The specifications include "performance requirements" with compulsory intervention levels which can be tailored to suit your council.
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