Crossover checklist – Standard or non-standard
Complete all parts of the following checklist to determine if your proposed crossover is
standard or non-standard.
Refer to Institute of Public Works Engineering Australia Standard Drawings (SEQ R-050 and
SEQ R-056) to assist you in answering the questions. Refer to the Planning Scheme to
determine if your property is urban / rural.
Note: If access to your property is from a Queensland Government controlled road, you will require approval from the
Department of Transport and Main Roads to complete your crossover construction.
PART A
If in an urban area, is the crossover to be constructed from concrete (includes,
 Yes  No  NA
coloured and exposed aggregate concrete, asphalt or bitumen must be compliant with
Aust Standards for slip resistance) or paving blocks. No raised edges i.e. stamped
concrete raised pattern.
If in a rural area, is the crossover to be constructed from gravel, asphalt (including
bitumen seal) or concrete?
 Yes  No  NA
In in an urban area, is this going to be the only crossover for this property?
 Yes  No  NA
Does the width of the crossover fall within the guidelines shown in standard drawings
SEQ R-050 or SEQ R-056?
 Yes  No  NA
Does the grade of the crossover fall within the guidelines shown in standard drawings  Yes  No  NA
SEQ R-050 or SEQ R-056?
If in a rural area, is the crossover access located so as to provide Safe Sight
Distance? (Refer to Standard Drawing SEQ R-056)
 Yes  No  NA
Will the crossover levels match the existing concrete footpaths (if present)?
 Yes  No  NA
Is the crossover outside of a prohibited location as shown in Standard Drawings
number SEQ R-050 or for rural driveways Standard Drawing number SEQ R-056?
 Yes  No  NA
Is the crossover at least 1.0 metre clear of the nearest stormwater pit or traffic
calming device?
 Yes  No  NA
Is the crossover clear of all indented parking bays?
 Yes  No  NA
PART B
Is the crossover in a location where there are no painted or concrete traffic islands on  Yes  No  NA
the road in front of the crossover?
Is the crossover at least 1.0 metre clear of the nearest power pole?
 Yes  No  NA
Is the crossover in a location where there are no road signs or trees in the way?
 Yes  No  NA
Is the crossover in a location where its construction will not disturb a survey mark?
 Yes  No  NA
Is the crossover in a location where there are no water meters, fire hydrants or valves  Yes  No  NA
in the path of the crossover?
Is the crossover in a location where there are no Telstra/NBN pits in the path of the
crossover?
 Yes  No  NA
Is the crossover in a location where it will not cover the water supply pipe between the  Yes  No  NA
main and the meter?
Is the crossover in a location where there are no sewerage or stormwater manholes
in the path of the crossover?
 Yes  No  NA
Fact Sheet Crossover checklist – Standard or non-standard
Is the crossover in a location where it will not be within 10 metres of the approach
side of a bus stop?
 Yes  No  NA
Is the crossover in a location where it will not be built over a recognised easement?
 Yes  No  NA
For a residential crossover is it less than 25 metres in length within the road reserve?
 Yes  No  NA
For a rural crossover is it less than 45 metres in length within the road reserve?
 Yes  No  NA
If you are on a corner, will the crossover be constructed in the road described as your  Yes  No  NA
street address?
If you have answered ‘no’ to any of the checklist questions, you need to contact Council
for further approval as follows: Part A or Parts A & B - Development Services on Ph.5475 7526 to determine if you
need to obtain an Operational Works Permit.
 Part B only – Civil Asset Management Services via the Customer Contact Centre on
Ph.5475 7272.
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