The Engineering Code of Practice confirms Council’s current technical design requirements and standards for subdivision and project works in the district.

Selwyn District Council’s Engineering Code of Practice is a comprehensive document that confirms Council’s current technical design requirements and standards for subdivision and project works in the district.

This document is to be used by consultants, surveyors and contractors involved in design and construction of assets created through subdivision or capital projects to be vested in Council.

Document control

The version available on this webpage will be the sole controlled version. The onus is therefore on users to be familiar with and refer to this as the latest version of the ECOP.

All files are listed below are in PDF form.

Review

Council will be reviewing the Engineering Code of Practice periodically with a comprehensive review of the complete document undertaken every five years. The Engineering Code of Practice was reviewed in full and adopted by Council in July 2022.

Council appreciates any comments and feedback from the users of the Code of Practice. The feedback form can be found in Section 1 - Introduction.

Email: development.engineer@selwyn.govt.nz or
Post: Asset Management ECOP
Selwyn District Council
PO Box 90
ROLLESTON 7643


Section 1 - Introduction
Section 2 - General Requirements - Part A
Section 3 - General Requirements - Part B
Section 4 - Drawing (design & as-built plan) Requirements
Section 5 - Geotechnical Requirements
Section 6 - Wastewater Reticulation
Section 7 - Water Supply
Section 8 - Stormwater and Land Drainage
Section 9 - Water Races
Section 10 - Reserves and Streetscapes - updated September 2017
Section 11 - Roading and Transport
Section 12 - Utilities and Lighting