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Construction Standards

Most common projects in the Right-of-Way (ROW) are detailed in the Uniform Construction Standards (UCS). Additionally the City has specific requirements for trenches and pavements.

Additional Information:

  • 2 lbs of Davis Black per cubic yard is required (Harvest Gold in downtown locations to match)
  • Curbs shall be poured separately from sidewalks
  • Rebar is not used in the Right-of-Way unless approved by the Department of Public Works
  • Forms are required for the lip of the gutter.  Asphalt shall be removed for installation of the form.
  • For repaving the asphalt a conform is required, with a clean cut 2′ from the lip of the gutter to ensure a quality patch.
  • Cuts into moratorium streets (PCI 70 or greater) require curb to curb full width resurfacing.  Check out the Moratorium Street Map!
  • See Municipal Code Section 11.04.030.050
  • Active Encroachment Permits
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