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Design & Development Standards Manual

Section 1 – Introduction          
This Section introduces the scope of the Design and Development Standards Manual and covers topics including regulatory authority, Proponent’s responsibility, and liability. Updated January 2017.

Section 2 – Land Development Process
This Section covers the issues around subdivision development, including submissions and approvals, concept plan, servicing agreement, and levies. Updated January 2017.

Section 3 – Construction Practices
This Section covers construction-related issues such as regulatory requirements, Approval to Construct, and Construction Completion, Maintenance, and Final Acceptance.  Updated January 2017.

Section 4 – Water Distribution System
This Section includes submissions and approvals, design flows, system components, and future developments relating to the water distribution system.  Updated January 2017.

Section 5 – Sanitary Sewer Collection System
This Section includes submissions and approvals, design flows, system components, and future developments relating to the sanitary sewer collection system.  Updated January 2017.

Section 6 – Storm Water Drainage System
This Section includes submissions and approvals, design flows, minor and major system components, property drainage, water quality, and future developments relating to the storm water drainage system.   Refer to "Wetland Design Guidelines" and "Low Impact Development Design Guide".  Updated January 2017.

Section 7 – Service Connections
This Section includes submissions and approvals, water and sanitary service connections, and storm sewer connections. Updated January 2017.

Section 8 – Transportation System
This Section covers transportation and road-related elements including vertical design, pavement design, boulevards, bikeways, and sidewalks. Updated January 2017.

Section 9  - Surface Infrastructure
This Section includes the pavement structural design guidelines.  Updated January 2017.