Standards, Specifications, and Forms

​​​​​​​​Standards and Details

Curre​nt 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.​​

Construction Specific​ations​​

The City of Virginia Beach Standard Specifications for Construction​ were developed for use by the Department of Public Works and Department of Public Utilities in designing Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects.


Construction Forms are for use by Public Utilities' contractors performing construction for the Department. The Regional Construction Standards is a reference manual involving the major elements of roadways, drainage and utilities (water distribution and wastewater collection).​

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