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


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.  If you would like to provide written feedback, please email  When providing feedback, it will be most helpful if reference is made to a particular chapter or section and to include specific detail on the content in which you are providing feedback.

NOTE: Feedback provided to date has not yet been incorporated into the draft below.  All feedback will be complied at the end of review period, reviewed, and incorporated as appropriate.

Feedback will be received until AUGUST 5th, 2018.

 DRAFT Standards and Design Manual


Questions or comments?