Chapter 12A.03STANDARD SPECIFICATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND REGULATIONS

Sections:

12A.03.010
Engineering Standard Manual.
12A.03.020
Adopted Guidelines and Regulations.
12A.03.010Engineering Standard Manual.

These regulations make reference to the “Engineering Standards Manual,” a document published by the City of Lakewood. This document includes construction specifications, standardized details, and design standards referred to in these regulations and are enforceable through the provisions of these regulations. The Engineering Standards Manual and any amendments thereto are available to the public upon request and at least one copy of the Engineering Standards Manual shall be kept on file in the Office of the City Clerk. The specifications include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Street widths, curve radii, alignments, street layout, street grades, pavement design;

• Intersection design, sight distance and clearance, driveway location;

• Sidewalk placement and standards, length of cul-de-sacs, street-end designs;

• Surface water and Stormwater specifications;

• Traffic control and safety markings, signs, signals, street lights, turn lanes and other devices; and

• Other improvements or features within the public right-of-way. (Ord. 501 § 3 (part), 2009.)

12A.03.020Adopted Guidelines and Regulations.

Except where these regulations and the Engineering Standards Manual provide otherwise, design detail, construction, and materials shall be in accordance with the following publications' current editions:

• A Policy on Geometric Design of Highways and Streets, published by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials

• Design Manual, published by the Washington State Department of Transportation

• Highway Runoff Manual, published by the Washington State Department of Transportation

• Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), published by the U.S. Department of Transportation as adopted and amended by the State of Washington

• Pierce County Stormwater Management and Site Development Manual

• Soil Survey of Pierce County Area, Washington, published by the Natural Resources Conservation Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

• Standard Plans for Street, Bridge and Municipal Construction, published by the Washington State Department of Transportation

• Standard Specifications for Highway Bridges, published by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials

• Standard Specifications for Street, Bridge and Municipal Construction, published by the Washington State Department of Transportation and the Washington State Chapter of the American Public Works Association

• Stormwater Management Manual for Western Washington, published by the Washington State Department of Ecology, and including Appendix 1 of the Western Washington Phase II Municipal Stormwater Permit, or approved equivalent

• Trip Generation Manual, published by the Institute of Transportation Engineers

• Highway Capacity Manual, published by the Transportation Research Board

• WSDOT Pavement Guide, published by the Washington State Department of Transportation

• ADA Accessibility Guidelines, published by the United States Access Board (Ord. 501 § 3 (part), 2009.)