3. Exclusions from definition of }development~
(1) The following works, acts and activities do not constitute development for the purposes of the definition of }development~ in section 3 of the Act ¾
(a) the erection of a sign, including a traffic control sign or device, by a public authority or a local government authority;
(b) the erection of a sign within a building;
(c) the carrying out of routine work by a public authority or a local government authority including routine work on ¾
(i) a jetty, navigational aid, or marine installation;
(ii) electrical power lines or cables or any building used or associated with the supply, conversion, transformation or control of electricity;
(iii) a drain or pipe that is part of a drainage scheme under the control of the authority;
(iv) a road, bridge or railway;
(v) land (including buildings and improvements thereon) set aside for public use;
(d) the carrying out of work inside a building which is not related to a change of use of any part of the building and does not alter its external appearance.
(2) In subregulation (1) }routine work~ means work for purposes of repair, maintenance, or upkeep and includes work for the purposes of ¾
(a) the control of vermin and noxious weeds; and
(b) fire control, other than the making of fire breaks or burning to reduce fire hazard,
but does not include dredging.