Development Standards TOC & Download List

General IntroductionPDF Pg No.#
Development Standards1
Land Division Ordinance1
Exceptions1
Notice to Work2
Document Priority2
Submittal Standards2
General Definitions3

Division OneSTREETSPDF Download
ChapterTitlePDF Page No.#
Chapter I.Introduction5
Chapter II.Definitions and General Policy5
Chapter III.Street Improvement Requirements8
Chapter IV.Design and Construction Standards11
Chapter V.Access16
Chapter VI.Site Access Design20
Chapter VII.Street and Highway Drainage20
Chapter VIII.Landscaping21
Chapter IX.Temporary Street Closures22
Chapter X.Subdivision Street Improvement Plan Notes22
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List of Required Street Sections25
R-1 thru 29Typical Sections26-54
R-30Parkway Areas Type B55
R-31Parkway Areas Type A56
R-32Comp. O.G./R-Value57
R-33One Way Left Turn - 14' Median58
R-34 thru 40Expanded Intersections59-65
R-41Property Line Cut-off Detail66
R-42Frontage Roads67
R-43 thru 46Cul-De-Sac68-71
R-47Standard Knuckle72
R-48 thru 50Intersections73-75
R-511' Non-Access Strips76
R-52Standard Curbs77
R-53 thru 58Drive Approach Details78-83
R-59 thru 61Wheelchair Ramps84-86
R-62Concrete Cross Drain87
R-63Wide Concrete Cross Drain88
R-64 & 65Sidewalk Detail89-90
R-66Bus Turnout Details91
R-67 & 68Backfill Requirements92-93
R-69Adjust Manhole Detail94
R-70Survey Monument Encasement95
R-71 & 72Type A Minor Structure96-97
R-73Part Circle Culvert98
R-74Under Sidewalk Drain99
R-75Street Light100
R-76Street Light Pull Box101
R-77Masonry Non Bearing Wall 85 MPH102
R-78Masonry Non Bearing Wall 100 MPH103
R-79 & 80Retaining Wall with Screen Wall 85 MPH104-105
R-81 & 82Retaining Wall with Screen Wall 100 MPH106-107
Division TwoWATER SYSTEMSPDF Download
ChapterTitlePDF Page No.#
Chapter I.General108
Chapter II.Water Supply Requirements110
Chapter III.Water Pipe112
Chapter IV.Values and Other Appurtenances115
Chapter V.Fire Protection Requirements117
Chapter VI.Pipe Fittings120
Chapter VII.Water Services Connections120
Chapter VIII.Water Pipe Installation122
Chapter IX.Storage Facilities123
Chapter X.Vertical Turbine Pumps124
Chapter XI.Tests124
 PLATES
W-1Fire Hydrant Detail125
W-2Valve Installation126
W-3Thrust Block Details127
W-4Trench Section128
W-5Water Supply Chart129
W-6Guard Post Installation130
Division ThreeSANITARY SEWERSPDF Download
ChapterTitlePDF Page No.#
Chapter I.General131
Chapter II.Design Standards132
Chapter III.Final Acceptance138
Chapter IV.Materials and Installation139
Chapter V.Standards for Separation of Water & Sewer Lines147
Chapter VI.Sewer Lift Station152
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S-1Trench Section175
S-2Building Sewer Installation Cut Area176
S-3 thru 5Standard Manholes177-179
S-6Manhole Frame and Cover180
S-7Rodding Inlet181
S-8Riser Frame and Cover182
S-9 & 10Standards for Separation183-184
S-11Sewer Lateral Marker185
S-12Sewer Line in Pipe Casing186
S-13 thru 18Pumping Station related Standards187-192
Division Four DRAINAGE PDF Download
ChapterTitlePDF Page No.#
Chapter I.General193
Chapter II.Definitions194
Chapter III.Drainage Plans197
Chapter IV.Alluvial Fan Development199
Chapter V.Street Drainage200
Chapter VI.Culverts, Bridges and At Grade-Crossings201
Chapter VII.Closed Conduit Systems Catch Basin202
Chapter VIII.Retention Basin Design205
Chapter IX.Detention Basin Design208
Chapter X.Constructed Channel Design212
Chapter XI.Levee Design216
Chapter XII.Natural Channels217
PLATES
D-1Sump Details219
D-2Rodent Barrier/Discharge Structure220
D-3Shallow Sump Details221
D-4Type “B” Minor Structure-Junction Box222
D-5Type “C” Minor Structure-Manhole223
D-6Pump Station Inlet Structure224
D-7 & 8Duplex Pump Station225
D-9Pump Station – Discharge Structure227
D-10Chain Link Fencing Specifications228
D-11Double Gate Specifications229
D-12Flood Zone Fencing Specifications230
Division FiveLANDSCAPEPDF Download
ChapterTitlePDF Page No.#
Chapter I.General231
Chapter II.Irrigation System232
Chapter III.Materials233
Chapter IV.Maintenance238
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L-1Landscape and Irrigation Legends240
L-2Piping and Trenching241
L-3Electrical Conduit Trenching & Backfill242
L-4Irrigation Sleevend (5)243
L-5Potable Water Protection244
L-6Quick coupler Valve Detail245
L-7Thrust Blocks246
L-8Remote Control and Quick Coupling Valves247
L-9Control Clock, Oscillating Head, Triple Swing Joint248
L-10Various Irrigation Heads249
L-11Various Parkway and Median Section250
L-12Landscape and Irrigation for Variation Planting251
L-13Concrete Mow Strips252
L-14Landscaping Units within medians253
L-15Details for Multi-Use-Trail Fence254
Division Six ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH STANDARDS, RULES & REGULATIONSPDF Download
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Chapter I.General255
Chapter II.Sewage Disposal Individual Soil Absorption Systems255
Chapter III.Water Supply264
Chapter IV.Preservation of Environmental Health265
Division Seven CONSTRUCTION SECURITY PDF Download
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Chapter I.General267
Chapter II.Unit Prices268
Division Eight SURVEY MONUMENTS PDF Download
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Chapter I.General274
Chapter II.Monuments274
Division Nine STANDARDS FOR TRAFFIC ENGINEERING PDF Download
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Chapter I.Introduction275
Chapter I.Traffic Studies275
Chapter III.Tentative Subdivision Review277
Chapter IV.Traffic Signal Improvements277
Chapter V.Line of Sight Review278
Chapter VI.Signing, Striping and Marking279
Chapter VII.Street Sign Specifications280
 PLATES
T-1Street Signs and Locations282
T-2Miscellaneous Sign Details283
T-3Street Sign Plate Mast Arm Mount284
T-4Stop Sign285
T-5Barricade, End-of-Street286
T-6End-of-Street Sign287
T-7Standard Sight Distance at Intersections288
T-8Typical Sight Line Requirements for Landscaping289
T-9Restricted Access, Right-in and Right-out Only290
T-10Restricted Access, Right-in, Right-out Left-in Only291
T-11Typical Median End Details at Intersections With Local Streets292
T-12Typical Striping Plan293
T-13Typical Striping Plan for Arterial and Collector Approaches294
T-14Transitions at Road Narrowings295
T-15Conduit and R/W Requirements For Future Signal Locations296
T-16Traffic Signal Interconnect-Wiring and Pull Boxes297

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