LIM - Open space landscape infrastructure manual
The purpose of the LIM is to provide guidance during the design, development and delivery of council controlled open space. It promotes quality, compliance and sustainability, which minimises ongoing maintenance and ensures longevity.
The LIM is a technical manual aimed at designers, project delivery personnel and maintenance teams, for both developer and council delivered assets. It is a living document which will grow and evolve as councils' needs change.
Council’s annual review is now complete, with one (1) new category introduced: Smart technologies
Introduction and design principles
This section covers the purpose of the manual, relationship within legislative requirements, council's strategic framework and key design principles.
Guidance on overarching topics such as environmental management, tree sensitive design and site set up.
Guidance for best practice design, manufacture and construction of open space embellishments.
Guidance to assist designers in the selection of appropriate site specific elements, such as materials and planting.
A visual understanding of how the LIM promotes quality, compliance and sustainability, which minimises ongoing maintenance and ensures longevity.
Updates and contact us
The LIM is a 'living' information document, updated yearly (April).