Soft Landscape Handover

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

Document requirements

When lodging and Soft Landscape Handover submission please note the following important requirements:

Lodgment of Soft Landscape Handover submissions

Soft Landscape Handover submissions can be lodged via the ProjectWise Portal or at the reception of 490 Northbourne Avenue, Dickson.

ProjectWise Portal

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

Once the licence is obtained please follow the process (PDF 242KB) | Word version (DOC 859KB) 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 Handover 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 Handover 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 Handover 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 Handover.

Fees and Charges

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

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