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Standard Engineering Plans by Section




Plan Check Sheets / General Notes
1-99 Drafting Standards
100-199 Standard Practice
200-299 Portland Cement Concrete
300-399 Standard Street Sections
400-499 Sewer and Appurtenances
500-599 Asphalt Concrete
600-699 Traffic Regulation
700-799 Drainage and Appurtenances
800-899 Structural Buildings and Walls (Provided by the Building Department)
900-999 Miscellaneous
1000-1099 Right-of-Way
1100-1199 Electrical within the Public Right of Way

Plan Check Sheets / General Notes
1-99 Drafting Standards
  1. Beginning of Curb Return (B.C.R.) and End of Curb Return (E.C.R.) Designations
  2. Consultant 24"x36" Title Block (AutoCAD file in ZIP format)
  3. City Project 24"x36" Title Block (AutoCAD file in ZIP format)
  4. Consultant 8.5"x11" Title Block (AutoCAD 2015 in DWG format - Rev. October 2018)
  5. Consultant 8.5"x11" Title Block (in PDF format - Rev. October 2018)
100-199 Standard Practice


100 Standard Monument Type A
100A Standard Monument Type B and C
101 Cul-de-Sac
103 Cul-de-Sac with Central Island
104 Standard Knuckle for Minor Streets
105 Property Line - Corner Cutback Curb Return

106A Hammer Head Turn-Around
110 Street Pavement Requirements
115 Trench and Pavement Replacement Detail
120 Typical Location of Underground Utilities

200-299 Portland Cement Concrete

200 Curbs, Gutters and Cross-Gutters
201 Standard Driveway Approach
202 Rolled Curb

202-A Wedge Curb
203 Sight Distance Requirements

205 Parking Lot Entrance (Commercial)
206 Curb Return, Spandrel and Cross-Gutter

209 Roll Curb Transition Detail
210 Sidewalk Widths
212 Type A Curb Ramp Detail
212A Curb Ramp - General Notes
213 Type B Curb Ramp Detail
214 Type C Curb Ram Detail

300-399 Standard Street Sections
  300 Local Street (50'-60' R/W; 36' Improvement)
302 Private Street
306 Low, Very Low and Estate Streets
310 Industrial Collector Street (60' R/W; 50' Improvement)
315 Collector Street (60'-66' R/W; 40' Improvement)
325 80' Secondary Thoroughfare (80' R/W; 64' Improvement)
330 88' Secondary Thoroughfare (88' R/W; 64' Improvement)
340 100' Major Thoroughfare with Striped Median (100' R/W; 76' or 80' Improvement)
342 110' Major Thoroughfare with Curbed Median (110' R/W; 80' Improvement)
347 Ramon Road - From Sunrise Way to East City Limits
365 Palm Canyon Drive - From Ramon Road to Alejo Road (80' R/W; 50' Improvement)
367 Golf Club Drive - From Highway 111 to Avenue 34 (88' R/W; 34'-34' Improvement)
370 Palm Canyon Drive (Except from Ramon Road to Alejo Road)
375 Avenida Caballeros - From Ramon Road to Alejo Road (100' R/W; 34'-34' Improvement)
380 Tahquitz Canyon Way - From El Cielo Road to Indian Canyon Drive (100' R/W; 32'-32' Improvement)
385 Limited Access Thoroughfare (200' R/W; 40'-40' Improvement)
400-499 Sewer and Appurtenances
  400 Manhole Frame and Cover
401 Terminal Sewer Main Cleanout
402 Top of Manhole Detail
403 Precast Concrete Manhole - 48" to 60" I.D.
405 Standard Sewer Lateral Connection
406 Sewer Main Drop Manhole Connection
407 Concrete Sewer Main Encasement
500-599 Asphalt Concrete
  500 Feathering Detail for Overlay
600-699 Traffic Regulation

601 Typical Rumble Strip Detail
605 Post Mounted Reflector Units
614 C4 interface panel for traffic signals (NEW 12-09)
620 Stop Sign Installation
621 IISNS Details (NEW 10-09)
622 Street Name Sign Installation
623 Street Name Sign Lettering Standard (REV 10-09)
624 Sign Installation
625 Stop Bar and Legend Detail
626 Neighborhood Mountain Blade Sign (NEW 10-09)
650 Typical Object Markers and Delineators

700-799 Drainage and Appurtenances
  700 Curb Inlet Catch Basin Type "A"
705 Type I and II Curb Inlet
706 Parkway Drain
710 Nuisance Water Drain
Standard Dry-well
800-899 Structural Buildings and Walls (Not Used)
  Note: Standard Drawings for retaining walls and garden walls are provided by the Building Department
900-999 Miscellaneous
  901 Fire Hydrant Location
902 Standard Trash Enclosure (REV 11-09)
903 Mailbox Installation Detail
904 Tree Root Barrier for New Tree Installation
905 Tree Root Barrier for Existing Trees
906 Walkway Luminaire - Single Pole Mount
907 Foundation Type "A" for Laminar
908 Walkway Luminaire with Upper Roadway Lighting
909 Foundation Type "B" for Luminaire
910 Single Parking Lot Light
911 Double Parking Lot Light
1000-1099 Right-of-Way
  1000 Right-of-way Plat
1100-1199 Electrical within the Public Right of Way
  1101 Palm Tree Light Assembly, Junction Box and Conduit Connection
1102 Pull Box for Street Lighting

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