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    Parking facilities - Off-street car parking

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Superseded date:  06-11-2020

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1993

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS 2890.1-1993 PARKING FACILITIES - OFF-STREET CAR PARKING
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - FOREWORD
    7 - SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
    7 - 1.1 SCOPE
    7 - 1.2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    8 - 1.3 DEFINITIONS
    8 - 1.3.1 Access driveway
    8 - 1.3.2 Base dimension
    8 - 1.3.3 Blind aisle
    8 - 1.3.4 B85 vehicle
    8 - 1.3.5 B99 vehicle
    8 - 1.3.6 Circulation aisle
    8 - 1.3.7 Circulation clearance
    8 - 1.3.8 Circulation roadway
    8 - 1.3.9 Collector road
    8 - 1.3.10 Domestic property
    8 - 1.3.11 Front overhang
    8 - 1.3.12 Local road
    8 - 1.3.13 Parking aisle
    8 - 1.3.14 Parking module
    8 - 1.3.15 Parking space
    8 - 1.3.16 Queuing area
    8 - 1.3.17 Ramp
    8 - 1.3.18 Rear overhang
    8 - 1.3.19 Road
    8 - 1.3.20 Roadway
    8 - 1.4 CLASSIFICATION OF OFF-STREET CAR PARKING FACILITIES
    10 - SECTION 2 DESIGN OF PARKING MODULES, CIRCULATION ROADWAYS AND RAMPS
    10 - 2.1 GENERAL
    10 - 2.2 GENERAL DESCRIPTION
    11 - 2.3 PRELIMINARY DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS
    11 - 2.3.1 Design coordination
    11 - 2.3.2 Parking angle
    11 - 2.3.3 Parking module length
    11 - 2.3.4 Parallel parking
    11 - 2.4 DESIGN OF PARKING MODULES
    11 - 2.4.1 Parking spaces
    13 - 2.4.2 Parking aisle
    13 - 2.4.3 Parking module layout
    15 - 2.4.4 Physical controls
    17 - 2.4.5 Parking spaces for people with disabilities
    18 - 2.4.6 Gradients
    19 - 2.4.7 Provision for motorcycles
    19 - 2.5 DESIGN OF CIRCULATION ROADWAYS AND RAMPS
    19 - 2.5.1 General
    19 - 2.5.2 Layout design of circulation roadways and ramps
    21 - 2.5.3 Ramp grades
    21 - 2.5.4 Circulation aisles
    24 - SECTION 3 ACCESS DRIVEWAYS TO OFF-STREET PARKING AREAS AND QUEUING AREAS
    24 - 3.1 CATEGORIES OF ACCESS DRIVEWAYS
    24 - 3.2 WIDTH AND LOCATION
    24 - 3.2.1 Access driveway widths
    25 - 3.2.2 Width requirements at low volume (Category 1) drIveways
    25 - 3.2.3 Driveway location
    28 - 3.2.4 Sight distance at driveway exits
    28 - 3.3 ENTRY AND EXIT LANES
    29 - 3.4 GRADIENTS OF RAMPS AND ACCESS DRIVEWAYS
    29 - 3.5 GRADIENTS OF DOMESTIC DRIVEWAYS
    30 - 3.6 QUEUING AREAS
    31 - 3.7 ACCESS TO MECHANICAL PARKING INSTALLATIONS
    32 - SECTION 4 OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
    32 - 4.1 PEDESTRIAN SERVICE
    32 - 4.1.1 General
    32 - 4.1.2 Parking structures
    32 - 4.1.3 Surface car parks
    32 - 4.2 BICYCLE PARKING
    32 - 4.3 SIGNPOSTING
    32 - 4.3.1 General
    33 - 4.3.2 Vehicular direction signs
    34 - 4.3.3 Pedestrian direction signs
    34 - 4.3.4 Regulatory and warning signs
    35 - 4.3.5 Sign size
    36 - 4.4 LINEMARKING OF SPACES
    36 - 4.5 PARCEL PICK-UP
    36 - 4.6 TROLLEY BAYS
    37 - 4.7 LIGHTING
    37 - 4.8 LANDSCAPING
    38 - 4.9 HUMPS
    40 - SECTION 5 ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR CAR PARKING STRUCTURES
    40 - 5.1 GENERAL
    40 - 5.2 COLUMN LOCATION AND SPACING
    42 - 5.3 HEADROOM
    42 - 5.3.1 General requirements
    42 - 5.3.2 Vertical clearance above disabled user spaces
    42 - 5.4 DESIGN OF ENCLOSED GARAGES
    44 - APPENDIX A - DESIGN VEHICLE CHARACTERISTICS AND DIMENSIONS
    44 - A1 SCOPE
    44 - A2 THE 1984 STUDY
    44 - A3 THE 1990 STUDY
    44 - A4 VAN HEIGHTS
    47 - APPENDIX B - BASE DIMENSIONS AND DESIGN STANDARDS
    47 - B1 SCOPE
    47 - B2 THE BASE DIMENSION
    47 - B2.1 General
    47 - B2.2 The B99 vehicle
    47 - B2.3 The B85 vehicle
    47 - B3 SWEPT PATHS
    47 - B3.1 The base swept path
    47 - B3.2 Swept path clearances
    48 - B3.3 Standard design swept path templates
    48 - B4 PARKING SPACES AND PARKING AISLES
    48 - B4.1 Angle parking space design
    48 - B4.2 Parking space length
    51 - B4.3 Design of parking aisle for manoeuvring
    51 - B4.4 Angle parking at other than 90 degrees
    52 - B4.5 Circulating traffic in the parking aisle
    52 - B4.6 Ramp and circulation roadway widths
    52 - B5 GROUND CLEARANCE
    52 - B6 HEADROOM
    53 - APPENDIX C - GUIDELINES FOR PROVISION OF PARKING SPACES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
    55 - APPENDIX D - GROUND CLEARANCE TEMPLATE
    55 - D1 GENERAL
    55 - D2 METHOD OF USE

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    Specifies minimum requirements for the design and layout of off-street parking facilities, including both single- and multi-level car parks, for motor cars, vans and motorcycles. It covers both internal design requirements and the requirements for access from and egress to public streets. Appendices include guidelines for parking provisions for people with disabilities.

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    This Standard sets out the minimum requirements for the design and layout of off-street parking facilities, including multi-storey car parks for motor cars, light vans and motorcycles.

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    Committee CE-001
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

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    Under Revision see DR 02352 First published as AS 2890.1-1986.Second edition 1993. First published as AS 2890.1-1986. Second edition 1993.

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS 1742.13-1991 Manual of uniform traffic control devices - Local area traffic management
    AS 1742.1-1991 Manual of uniform traffic control devices - General introduction and index of signs
    AS 1158.1-1986 The lighting of urban roads and other public thoroughfares - Performance and installation design requirements
    AS 1744-1975 Forms of letters and numerals for road signs (known as Standard alphabets for road signs)
    AS 1348.2-1986 Road and traffic engineering - Glossary of terms - Traffic management
    AS 1742.10-1990 Manual of uniform traffic control devices Pedestrian control and protection
    AS 2890.3-1993 Parking facilities - Bicycle parking facilities
    AS 1735.12-1994 Lifts, escalators and moving walks - Facilities for persons with disabilities
    AS 2293.1-1987 Emergency evacuation lighting in buildings - Design and installation
    AS 1680.2.1-1993 Interior lighting - Circulation spaces and other general areas
    AS 1428.1-1993 Design for access and mobility - General requirements for access - Buildings
    AS 1742.2-1994 Manual of uniform traffic control devices - Traffic control devices for general use
    AS 1170.1-1981 Minimum design loads on structures (known as the SAA Loading Code) Dead and live loads

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS 4299-1995 Adaptable housing
    AS 2890.5:2020 Parking facilities On-street parking
    AS 2890.5-1993 Parking facilities - On-street parking
    AS 1428.1-1998 Design for access and mobility - General requirements for access - New building work
    AS 3962-1991 Guidelines for design of marinas
    AS 2890.2-2002 Parking facilities - Off-street commercial vehicle facilities
    AS 1428.1-1993 Design for access and mobility - General requirements for access - Buildings
    AS 1428.2-1992 Design for access and mobility Enhanced and additional requirements - Buildings and facilities (Reconfirmed 2015)
    AS 1428.1-2001 Design for access and mobility General requirements for access - New building work
    AS 3727-1993 Guide to residential pavements
    AS 3962-2001 Guidelines for design of marinas
    AS 1742.1-2003 Manual of uniform traffic control devices - General introduction and index of signs
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