Soft Landscape Consolidation

Every development that is required to obtain a certificate of Soft Landscape Consolidation Commencement needs to meet the following criteria.

Document requirements

When lodging a Landscape Consolidation submission please note the following important requirements:

Lodgement of Landscape Consolidation

Commencement submissions

Soft Landscape Consolidation Commencement submissions can be lodged via the ProjectWise Portal or at the reception of the WATSO Building.

ProjectWise Portal

To submit Soft Landscape Consolidation Commencement submission documents via the ProjectWise Portal, you must obtain a ProjectWise license from Chris Nugent (T): 6207 0708, (E):

Once the link is obtained please follow the process (PDF 243KB) | Word version (DOC 826KB) to complete the lodgement of the submission.

In Person*

Hard and soft copy of the submission lodged at the reception of 490 Northbourne Avenue must be addressed as follows:

Senior Manager, Development Review and Coordination, TCCS
WATSO Building
Level 1, 490 Northbourne Avenue
Dickson ACT

*Please note: From 1st of May 2018 hard copy submissions won’t be accepted and all submissions will have to be lodged via ProjectWise portal.

Assessment process

  1. Applicant inspects site and certifies work is acceptable for Soft Landscape Consolidation Commencement in accordance with TCCS requirements.
  2. Applicant lodges the submission as per above document requirements.Submissions from individual consultants for separate elements of work for the same project and in the same location must be presented together.
  3. DRC undertakes a content check to ensure the minimum requirements for lodgment of a Soft Landscape Consolidation Commencement submission have been met. A response acknowledging receipt will be issued the day after the submission is received.Incomplete submissions and those which do not meet all the requirements are returned to the applicant for completion.
  4. If the Soft Landscape Consolidation Commencement submission has met all the requirements, an inspection is arranged to assess works.
  5. If works are satisfactorily completed, DRC will issue the certificate of Soft Landscape Consolidation Commencement.

Fees and Charges

Fees and charges may apply for repeat applications, submissions and inspections of works. Please refer to the Submissions and Inspections Guideline Principles and Related Fees and Charges for TCCS and Industry (PDF 133KB) / Word version (DOC 153KB).

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