LDM index

​Use this handy index to locate information from the Land Development process.

1.0 Business Policy​

LDM Ref​ ​Title
1.1​ Business principles​
​1.2 Subdivisional servicing​
​1.3 Plans of subdivision​
​1.4 Easements and reserves​
​1.5 Town planning permit conditions​

​1.6

 

Contributions

1.6.1 Cost recovery for works

1.6.2 Basis for calculating drainage contributions

1.6.3 Applicability of contributions

1.6.4 Drainage area contributions

1.6.5 Land not within a scheme

1.6.6 Contributions payable

1.6.7 Development densities

1.6.8 Credits for redevelopment in a scheme

1.6.9 Water quality offsets against contributions

1.6.10 Contribution exemptions​

​1.7

 

Other fees

1.7.1 Works which may impact on a Melbourne Water asset/land

1.7.2 Connection to Melbourne Water underground drain

1.7.3 Buildovers

1.7.4 Crossings

1.7.5 Road crossing of Melbourne Water land​

​1.8

 

Reimbursements

1.8.1 Basis for determining the reimbursement amount

1.8.2 General principles for reimbursements based on tenders

1.8.3 Timing for reimbursement payments

1.8.4 Works ahead of time

1.8.5 Temporary works

1.8.6 Progress reimbursements

1.8.7 Optional and discretionary works

1.8.8 Variations

1.8.9 Commencement of works

1.8.10 Recipient created tax invoice

1.8.11 Engineering fees​

​1.9

 

Construction

1.9.1 Certification at end of construction

1.9.2 Defects liability period

1.9.3 Work in and connection to live assets​

​1.10

 

Quality management

1.10.1 Acceptance requirements

1.10.2 Acceptance of responsibility for the works

1.10.3 Quality management systems

1.10.4 Capability to undertake assignments

1.10.5 Quality of the works

1.10.6 Insurance requirements

1.10.7 Melbourne Water's role as a quality auditor

1.10.8 Non-conformance with consultant acceptance requirements​

​1.11

 

Land acquisition

1.11.1 Acquisition

1.11.2 Acquisition reimbursement

1.11.3 Calculation procedures

1.11.4 Determining the value of land

1.11.5 Legislation

1.11.6 Reimbursement for land

1.11.7 Timing of reimbursement

​1.12

 

Connections

1.12.1 Outlet to open waterway or channel

1.12.2 Connection to Melbourne Water pipe system

3.0 Standard conditions

LDM Ref​ ​Title
3.1​ Definitions applicable to the Land Development Manual​
​3.2 Responsibilities
​3.3 Agreement process conditions​
​3.4

Financial conditions

3.4.1 Payment contributions

3.4.2 Offsetting developer contribution against reimbursement amount

3.4.3 Intensive audit fees and costs

3.4.4 Alteration to existing Melbourne Water assets

3.4.5 Finalisation of account​

​3.5 Provision of easements and reserves​

​3.6

 

Design of works

3.6.1 Scope

3.6.2 Capability of designers

3.6.3 Design coordination

3.6.4 Assessment of critical design information

3.6.5 Design certification​

​3.7

 

Tendering of works

3.7.1 Tenders required

3.7.2 Inability to provide three conforming tenders

3.7.3 Special conditions for tenders

3.7.4 Listing Melbourne Water capital works items

3.7.5 Melbourne Water tender evaluation process

3.7.6 Alliance contracts​

​3.8

 

Construction of works

3.8.1 Overview

3.8.2 Health and safety management policy

3.8.2 Site environmental management policy

3.8.3 Commencement of works​

​3.9 Provision of notice​
​3.10 Working on live assets​
​3.011 Permit to work​

​3.12

 

Indemnity and insurance conditions

3.12.1 Liability for damage to property

3.12.2 Liability for injury to persons

3.12.3 Public liability insurance

3.12.5 Professional indemnity insurance

3.12.6 Contract works- material damage

3.12.7 Workcover​

​3.13 Works affecting other property and assets​

​3.14

 

Certification at end of construction

3.14.1 Due date for completion

3.14.2 Certification statement

3.14.3 Certificate of practical completion

3.14.4 Letter of release

3.14.5 Defects liability period​

​3.15 Certificate of completion​
​3.16 Vesting of works​
​3.17 Maintenance agreements​

 

5.0 Drainage design and construction guidelines and requirements

LDM Ref​ ​Title

​5.1

 

Drainage works objectives

5.1.1 Increased area of impervious surfaces

5.1.2 Decreased water quality

5.1.3 Integrating drainage into the urban environment

5.1.4 Flood impacts on property and life

5.1.5 Management of flows

5.1.6 Water conservation

5.1.7 Culture and heritage

5.1.8 Safety​

​5.2 General approach to drainage systems​

​5.3

 

Designing for stormwater conveyance

5.3.1 Connectivity

5.3.2 Hydrologic and hydraulic design​

5.3.3 Easements and reserves

5.3.4 Structural design

5.3.5 Additional design considerations: Fencing and safety, Maintenance

5.3.6 Plan contents​

​5.4

 

Stormwater quality management

Why manage stormwater

Stormwater quality objectives

​5.5

 

At source treatment versus regional treatments
see also: Selecting a treatment

​5.6

At source treatments
see also: WSUD treatments
​5.7 Waterway rehabilitation and protection​
​5.8 Vegetation management​
​5.9 Habitat management​
​5.10 Waterway crossings​
​5.11 Waterway interface with adjacent open space: Open space waterway corridor, Shared pathways

​5.12

 

Works adjacent to a Melbourne Water asset

5.12.1 Overview

5.12.2 Buildovers - structures near/over assets

5.12.3 Other authority utility installations

5.12.4 Planting near sewers, drains and water mains

5.12.5 Further information​

​5.13 Protecting human and environmental health
see also Develop a site management plan​
​5.14 Constructed waterways in urban development guidelines​

 

6.0 Construction Specifications

​LDM Ref ​Title
​6.1

Definitions​

​6.2 Standards for plans and design drawings (Relevant Australian Standards)
​6.3 Service of notices​

​6.4

 

Protection of people, property, environment: Site management requirements

6.4.1 Overview

6.4.2 Obstruction of traffic

6.4.3 Storage of materials and equipment

6.4.4 Obstruction of street drainage

6.4.5 Tram and railway lines

6.4.6 Private and public properties

6.4.7 Protection of the environment

6.4.8 Alteration of services

​6.5

 

Materials

6.5.1 Storages and handling of materials

6.5.2 Fibre-reinforced concrete pipes

6.5.3 Concrete plain and reinforced

6.5.4 Reinforcement

6.5.5 Reinforcement fixing

6.5.6 Construction joints

6.5.7 Waterstops

6.5.8 Cast in pipes and fittings

6.5.9 Metal work

6.5.10 Supply of water to the works​

6.6

Excavation

6.6.1 General requirements

6.6.2 Tolerances

6.6.3 Methods of excavation

6.6.4 Securing the excavation

6.6.5 Nature of ground

6.6.6 Excessive excavation

6.6.7 Excavated material

6.6.8 Drainage and dewatering

6.6.9 Blasting​​

​6.7

 

Installation of pipelines

6.7.1 General

6.7.2 Foundation

6.7.3 Inspection of pipeline components

6.7.4 Laying of pipes

6.7.5 Jointing of pipes

6.7.6 Embedment of pipes​

​6.8

 

Backfilling the excavation

6.8.1 General

6.8.2 Backfilling material​

​6.9

 

Backfill placement

6.9.1 Trenches and shafts

6.9.2 Drives, tunnels, shafts and bores

6.9.3 Grouting

6.9.4 Backfill method

6.9.5 Backfill within road reserves

6.9.6 Pipelines with insufficient cover

6.9.7 Compaction testing​

​6.10

Manholes, concrete inlet and outlet structures

6.10.1 General requirements

6.10.2 Tolerances

6.10.3 Surface finish of manhole walls

6.10.4 Manhole stepirons and ladders

6.10.5 Placement of bolts and stepirons

6.10.6 Bellmouth inlets to pipes

6.10.7 Public warning signs​

​6.11

 

Testing of pipelines

6.11.1 Visual inspection

6.11.2 Ovality testing

6.11.3 Rectification of faults

6.11.4 Cleanliness and flushing​

​6.12 Weed control​ (Site managment requirements)

​6.13

Stormwater management during construction

6.13.1 Principles of erosion

6.13.2 Sediment management measures

 7.0 Survey requirements

​LDM Ref ​Title
7.1​ About survey requirements
7.2​ Explanation of responsibilities​
​7.3 Summary of development process​
​7.4 Service of notice​

​7.5

 

Auditing survey information

7.5.1 Melbourne Water audits

7.5.2 Scope of survey audit

7.5.3 Consultant's responsibility for non-conformance

7.5.4 Audit costs

7.5.5 Intensive audits

7.5.6 Intensive audit costs​

​7.6 'As constructed' requirements​

​7.7

 

Survey control requirements

7.7.1 Overview

7.7.2 Vertical control

7.7.3 Horizontal control​

​7.8 Original design plans​
​7.9 Connection to title boundaries​
​7.10 Underground pipelines
​7.11 Location of pipe centrelines​
​7.12 Vertical position
​7.13 Chainages
​7.14 Manhole structure dimensions​
​7.15 Pipe size, shape and material​
​7.16 Pipe grades​
​7.17 Open channels​

​7.18

 

Levee banks

7.18.1 Location of levee bank with respect to title

7.18.2 Chainages​

​7.19 Wetlands and retarding basins

​7.20

 

'As constructed' requirements for digital format

7.20.1 Overview

7.20.2 Melbourne Water's criteria for accepting digital survey data

7.20.3 General rules for structuring the digital survey data

7.20.4 Melbourne Water's preferred formats and projection​

​7.21 Media and file naming conventions​

 

Last updated:
13 October 2017