So if you're standing out the front of the house, check out the location of the crossover. Now, depending on your site plans, it may be possible to continue using the same crossover and that's a big tick. But what if you need to either move the crossover or have a second one to reach new lots at the back of the property?
Each crossover takes up a fair whack of space, and if you already have a narrow frontage, Council might not be happy about that for a whole bunch of reasons (which I'll get into later).
Another issue might be things that are already on the nature strip or road, or even just inside the boundary of your property. Here's a shortlist:
I'm sure you can come up with more!
- public utility services
- street trees
- water meters
- traffic signs
- parking meters
- traffic islands
- bus stop