Guidelines for Developers and Contractors

Specifications for Civil Works

The complete Specification for Civil Works may be viewed, downloaded and printed from this site in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.
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Standard Drawings for Civil Works

The Standard Drawings for Civil Works can be viewed, downloaded and printed from this site in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.
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Guidelines for Subdivisional, Multi-dwelling & Industrial Developments

All Council Asset works are subject to plan checking and supervision fees in accordance with the Subdivision Act (Version No. 055 Subdivision Act 1988 Act No.53/1988)

The following Guidelines have been prepared by the Frankston City Council Infrastructure Department to facilitate the preparation of engineering construction plans for new subdivisions and private developments within the Municipality of Frankston. It is intended that these Guidelines will provide the basis for information to be included in plans required to be lodged with Council for approval to comply with the Planning Approval process.

Download the Guidelines for Subdivisional Multi-Dwelling and Industrial Developments(PDF, 446KB)

Moving a bus stop as part of a construction project

If you are a property/land owner that has a bus stop or shelter at or near your property and would like changes to the bus stop to help enable construction/development at your property, you will need to contact the Bus Infrastructure team within the Metro Assets Division, part of the Department of Transport. Please find more information here(PDF, 44KB).

Water Sensitive Urban Design Guidelines

In January 2012, Council endorsed the Frankston WSUD Guidelines to provide clarity and consistency for the process of implementing WSUD projects in Frankston City.

Read more about Water Sensitive Urban Design

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Guidelines for On-Site Stormwater Detention

On-site stormwater detention systems are designed to reduce adverse impacts and additional pressure on Council’s drainage network by temporarily detaining stormwater on-site and slowly releasing it over time into the existing network.

The following Guidelines have been prepared by the Frankston City Council Engineering Services Department to facilitate the preparation of engineering construction plans for new developments within the Municipality of Frankston. It is intended that these Guidelines will provide the basis for information to be included in plans required to be lodged with Council for approval to comply with the Planning Approval process.

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