All rural and urban roads under Council's management have been categorised by their present function and purpose as a transport link. The local road network has been dissected into seven categories which will be taken into account in all decision making on maintenance, renewal and upgrade works on local roads:
Regular inspections of the local road network are carried out to determine current road condition and associated maintenance and renewal requirements. The frequency of road inspections and the levels and timing of programmed maintenance and renewal is influenced directly by the road hierarchy.
Inspections are conducted by a trained inspection officer and are aimed at identifying:
Assessment of road condition is based on the following condition rankings:
Download Council's Local Rural Roads Hierarchy(PDF, 1MB)