The Standard Specifications have been prepared to enable consistency of specifications across Council. The taxonomy and numeration has been created to allow insertion of additional specifications that may be required by different departments.
The taxonomy for Auckland Council Standard Specifications is based on the UK Civil Engineering Standard Method of Measurement Revision 3 (CESMM3) with the following headings and titles.
ACS100 Preliminary and general
ACS200 Geotechnical investigation
ACS400 Demolition and site clearance
ACS600 Concrete construction
ACS1100 Tunnelling, boring and drilling
ACS1300 Miscellaneous works
ACS1400 Pipe renovation and cleaning
ACS1500 Investigation and inspection