Current standard details in effect and applicable to projects. These design standard details depict current design and construction practices by Public Utilities for Capital Improvement and Developer construction projects. Standard details are provided in PDF format only. Native CADD files are not available for distribution. Please visit this site whenever you need current details – this Web site is our primary means of providing you updated standard details.Standard Details
The purpose of the Design Standards Manual is to provide conformity in the design and engineering review of public water and wastewater utility improvements, that are to owned and maintained by the City of Virginia Beach, Department of Public Utilities.
Since current design guidelines permit the developer's engineer to design the placement of public utilities in easements as a measure of last resort, a procedural change is necessary for Public Utilities to determine whether proposed easements are acceptable.