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Charlottesville Standards and Design Manual

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pdf icon Standards and Design Manual (See below for link to DRAFT manual)

pdf icon Appendix A - Standard Details

pdf icon Appendix B - Roadway Typical Sections and Right-of-way Requirements

pdf icon Appendix C - Potable Water System Details

pdf icon Appendix D - Sanitary Sewer System Details

pdf icon Appendix E - Pavement Repair Details of Utility Installations

pdf icon Appendix F - Potable Water and Sanitary Sewer System Standard Specifications

pdf icon Appendix G - Gas Distribution System Standard Specifications and Details

pdf icon Appendix H - Tree Planting and Preservation BMP Manual with Details

Recent Changes to Manual


The City is currently undergoing a comprehensive update of the Standards And Design Manual (SADM).  The purpose of this update is to incorporate needed changes to align the manual with current City goals such as the Streets That Work Plan and other guiding principals.

A pdf copy of the draft manual is available below.  We invite any feedback that may be useful to help shape this document.  A public workshop will be held on May 14th from 5:30pm-7:30pm at the TJPDC Water Street Center located at 401 E. Water Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902.  This workshop will be an opportunity to engage in discussion and solicit feedback.  If you are unable to attend the workshop, or would prefer to submit written feedback, please email  Feedback will be received until June 30th.  All feedback will be reviewed and incorporated as appropriate. 

 DRAFT Standards and Design Manual


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