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Guidelines and manuals

Listed below are all of the policies, guidelines, standards, specifications, forms and manuals for developers.

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Resources - specifications and other information

Smart home energy guides

Documents Published
Developers energy guide (PDF File, 857.9 KB) 25 May 2017
Energy sense home booklet (PDF File, 4.9 MB) 31 Aug 2015

Policy and guidelines

Documents Published
Developers' Handbook - Underground Distribution Construction (UDC) - Developer Design and Construct (PDF File, 329.4 KB) 12 May 2016
Negotiated Connection Establishment Contract (general terms) (PDF File, 437.4 KB) 9 Jun 2017
Connection Policy (PDF File, 580.0 KB) 1 Jul 2015
Contractor Rating Guidelines Ver 2 (PDF File, 158.2 KB) 13 May 2013

Approved supplier register

Documents Published
List of Subdivision Designers (PDF File, 201.8 KB) 6 Mar 2017
List of Public Lighting Designers (PDF File, 202.5 KB) 6 Mar 2017
List of Subdivision Construction Contractors (PDF File, 202.2 KB) 6 Mar 2017
List of Public Lighting Construction Contractors (PDF File, 238.8 KB) 6 Mar 2017

Main specification

Documents Published
RSC06 Ver 7 - UDC Main Specifications (PDF File, 104.4 KB) 30 Apr 2013

Design standards

Documents Published
NA000403R481 Ver 1 - Guideline for Adoption of CMEN Earthing System (PDF File, 277.6 KB) 27 Nov 2013
NA000403R482 Ver 1 - Supplementary Reference to Guideline for Adoption of CMEN Earthing System (PDF File, 204.1 KB) 27 Nov 2013
NA000403R471 Ver 1 - EMF Layout Design Recommendations (PDF File, 33.6 KB) 17 Sep 2015
NA000404R100 Ver 2 - Power Coordination Guidelines Agreement between Ergon Energy and Telstra (PDF File, 1.6 MB) 8 Oct 2008
RSD01 Ver 6 - UDC Design Specification (PDF File, 155.3 KB) 12 Oct 2011
RSD04 Ver 2 - Distribution Design Drafting Standard (PDF File, 2.6 MB) 20 Dec 2011

Construction and testing standards

Documents Published
RSC07 UDC Civil Works Specification Ver 9 (PDF File, 206.9 KB) 9 May 2013
RSC08 UDC Electrical Works Specification Ver 6 (PDF File, 173.3 KB) 9 May 2013
RSC09 Specification for Horizontal Directional Drilling Ver 2 (PDF File, 52.8 KB) 6 Aug 2010
RSC10 UDC Electrical Testing Specification Ver 5 (PDF File, 175.1 KB) 9 May 2013

Materials specifications

Documents Published
RSM01 UDC Materials Specification Ver 7 (PDF File, 68.3 KB) 4 Jun 2014
RSM02 UDC Compatible Materials Listing Specification Ver 5 (PDF File, 207.0 KB) 1 Apr 2010

Pre-start checklist

Documents Published
UDC Project Pre-Start Meeting Record Ver 6 (PDF File, 67.3 KB) 9 Dec 2014

Audit checklists

Documents Published
UDC Design Audit Checklist Ver 5 (PDF File, 180.3 KB) 7 Jan 2015
UDC Construction Audit Checklist Ver 6 (PDF File, 466.3 KB) 7 Jan 2015

Testing reports

Documents Published
PW001201R100 Commissioning Checklist for Simple Events (PDF File, 52.0 KB) 29 Aug 2017
SP0405C01 LV Cable Commissioning Test Report Ver 4 (PDF File, 32.9 KB) 24 Jul 2014
SP0406C01 Commissioning Ground Mounted Distribution Substation and Switchgear Ver 3 (PDF File, 80.9 KB) 17 Mar 2010
SP0407C01 HV Cable Commissioning Ver 10 (PDF File, 82.9 KB) 22 Jun 2016

Field data collection forms

Documents Published
NA000403F193 HV Switches Ver 7 (MS Word Document, 184.5 KB) 21 Aug 2017
NA000403F194 Transformers/Regulators/Reactors Ver 7 (MS Word Document, 220.0 KB) 21 Aug 2017
NA000403F195 Street Lights Ver 6 (MS Word Document, 122.5 KB) 2 Apr 2014
NA000403F196 Poles Ver 6 (MS Word Document, 150.5 KB) 21 Aug 2017
NA000403F197 LV Pillars/Cabinets/UG Cable Ver 6 (MS Word Document, 150.0 KB) 21 Aug 2017

Operational Updates

Documents Published
Operational Update No. 1154 - Changes to the Supervision of Electrical Conduits Installed by Developers (PDF File, 184.0 KB) 27 May 2016
Operational Update No 1095 - Community Title Development (PDF File, 4.9 MB) 26 Nov 2015
Operational Update No. 978 - Identification of existing easement boundaries (PDF File, 187.9 KB) 3 Mar 2015
Operational Update No. 20141002 - Works Enablement - Extension to Standard Trench Width (PDF File, 97.3 KB) 22 Oct 2014
Operational Update No. 20140201 - Works Enablement - Performance Security (PDF File, 75.9 KB) 31 Mar 2014

Additional Information

Documents Published
Standards Alert StdA19 - Revised Queensland Public Lighting Construction Manual Version 5 (PDF File, 69.0 KB) 15 Jun 2017
Standards Alert StdsA16 - LED Luminaires (PDF File, 646.7 KB) 22 Jul 2015
Table of changes to UDC developers handbook (PDF File, 27.2 KB) 5 Mar 2015
Developer Design and Construction Alert (MS Word Document, 55.5 KB) 13 May 2013

Manuals

Overhead Construction Manual

Documents Published
Detailed Changes to Overhead Construction Manual (PDF File, 113.8 KB) 5 Jul 2017
Help File (PDF File, 746.3 KB) 10 Jul 2017
11,22,33kV Construction Concrete Pole (PDF File, 9.5 MB) 5 Jul 2017
11,22,33kV Construction Steel Pole (PDF File, 4.6 MB) 5 Jul 2017
11,22,33kV Construction Wood Pole (PDF File, 17.0 MB) 5 Jul 2017
Assemblies (PDF File, 35.9 MB) 5 Jul 2017
Cable Termination Poles (PDF File, 10.9 MB) 5 Jul 2017
Construction Practices (PDF File, 14.9 MB) 5 Jul 2017
Design Information (PDF File, 795.8 KB) 5 Jul 2017
Earthing Concrete Pole (PDF File, 2.0 MB) 5 Jul 2017
Earthing Nailed and Steel Butted Poles (PDF File, 9.9 MB) 5 Jul 2017
Earthing Steel Pole (PDF File, 846.8 KB) 5 Jul 2017
Earthing Wood Pole (PDF File, 13.7 MB) 5 Jul 2017
Fibre Optic Cable Construction (PDF File, 2.5 MB) 5 Jul 2017
Introduction (PDF File, 2.3 MB) 5 Jul 2017
LV Construction (PDF File, 3.0 MB) 5 Jul 2017
Main Index (PDF File, 849.5 KB) 5 Jul 2017
Manufacturing Detail Concrete Pole (PDF File, 29.2 MB) 5 Jul 2017
Manufacturing Detail Steel Pole (PDF File, 2.1 MB) 5 Jul 2017
Material Data (PDF File, 4.6 MB) 5 Jul 2017
National Broadband Network (PDF File, 3.0 MB) 5 Jul 2017
Pole Stay Construction (PDF File, 3.8 MB) 5 Jul 2017
Reactors (PDF File, 1.4 MB) 5 Jul 2017
Regulators (PDF File, 11.7 MB) 5 Jul 2017
Services (PDF File, 11.3 MB) 5 Jul 2017
Special Construction (PDF File, 21.6 MB) 5 Jul 2017
Stringing Charts (PDF File, 10.1 MB) 5 Jul 2017
SWER Construction (PDF File, 3.6 MB) 5 Jul 2017
Switches (PDF File, 14.5 MB) 5 Jul 2017
Transformers Concrete Pole (PDF File, 3.2 MB) 5 Jul 2017
Transformers Wood Pole (PDF File, 7.4 MB) 5 Jul 2017

Public Lighting Design Manual

Documents Published
Public Lighting Design Manual (PDF File, 2.5 MB) 2 Sep 2014

Queensland Public Lighting Construction Manual

Documents Published
MAIN INDEX (PDF File, 277.0 KB) 15 Jun 2017
Introduction (PDF File, 3.3 MB) 15 Jun 2017
Assemblies (PDF File, 13.3 MB) 15 Jun 2017
Construction Practices (PDF File, 5.3 MB) 15 Jun 2017
Services (PDF File, 4.7 MB) 15 Jun 2017
Columns Major Road (PDF File, 7.1 MB) 15 Jun 2017
Columns Minor Road (PDF File, 2.6 MB) 15 Jun 2017
Pole Brackets Major Road (PDF File, 4.9 MB) 15 Jun 2017
Pole Brackets Minor Road (PDF File, 2.2 MB) 15 Jun 2017
Flood Lighting (PDF File, 3.2 MB) 15 Jun 2017
Joint Use (PDF File, 2.5 MB) 15 Jun 2017
Bulkhead Luminaires (PDF File, 629.7 KB) 15 Jun 2017
PE Cell Conversion (PDF File, 1.9 MB) 15 Jun 2017
Control Wiring (PDF File, 1.2 MB) 15 Jun 2017

Underground Construction Manual

Documents Published
Detailed Changes to Underground Construction Manual - Issue 9 (PDF File, 216.2 KB) 10 Jul 2015
MAIN INDEX (PDF File, 319.8 KB) 12 Jul 2017
Introduction (PDF File, 1.2 MB) 12 Jul 2017
Assemblies (PDF File, 15.6 MB) 12 Jul 2017
Construction Practices (PDF File, 4.4 MB) 12 Jul 2017
Trenching (PDF File, 17.3 MB) 12 Jul 2017
Padmounted Substations (PDF File, 20.0 MB) 12 Jul 2017
Services (PDF File, 1.6 MB) 12 Jul 2017
LV Construction (PDF File, 4.3 MB) 12 Jul 2017
HV Construction (PDF File, 6.3 MB) 12 Jul 2017
HV Switchgear (PDF File, 5.7 MB) 12 Jul 2017
Earthing (PDF File, 4.9 MB) 12 Jul 2017
Material Data (PDF File, 3.0 MB) 12 Jul 2017
Fibre Optic Construction (PDF File, 1.9 MB) 12 Jul 2017
National Broadband Network (PDF File, 718.5 KB) 12 Jul 2017
Special Construction (PDF File, 1.1 MB) 12 Jul 2017

Distribution Design Manual

Documents Published
STNW3361 Ver 1 - Standard for Distribution Line Design Overhead (PDF File, 8.4 MB) 1 Mar 2017
STNW3369 Ver 1 - Standard for Distribution Line Design Underground (PDF File, 820.1 KB) 6 May 2016

Important information

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