DCSM, Letters to Industry and Technical Memos
Please be advised that a revision to the DCSM was effective on May 7, 2018. The revision updates Article 9-720 of the City of Manassas Design Construction and Standards Manual (DCSM) to provide a location map clarifying the placement of standard street lighting fixtures and adding a new standard detail.
Please Note: A revision to the DCSM was effective on April 6, 2018. All streets located within the Mathis Avenue Sector Plan project area and requiring frontage improvements (See Zoning Ordinance Sec. 130-16 & 130-17) shall use the Mathis Avenue Streetscape Standards.
Please Note: A revised Unit Price List was effective January 8, 2018.
The Design and Construction Standards Manual provides requirements for land development in the City of Manassas. In addition, Letters to Industry and Techincal Memo serve as interpertations, corrections and amendments between DCSM publications (per DCSM section 1-340). They provide details of procedural and program changes impacting the land development and permit application process and announce new and updated policy and code requirements regarding building and site construction.
Letters to Industry & Technical Memos
Below is a listing of all Articles of the Design and Construction Standard Manual (DCSM). Also included are links to related Letters to Industry and Technical Memos.
|Cover Page||Cover Page|
|General Information||Article 1|
|Site Plan & Subdivision Submission Process||Article 2|
|Historic Preservation, Landscaping, Fencing, and Screening Requirements||Article 3|
|Erosion Control Requirements||Article 4|
|Water Distribution System||Article 5|
|Fire Service Systems||Article 6|
|Sanitary Sewer Systems||Article 7|
|Storm Drain Systems||Article 8|
|Transportation Standards and Specifications||Article 9|
|Geotechnical Guidelines||Article 10|
|Miscellaneous Standards and Specifications||Article 11|
|Reservations of Land for Public Use||Article 12|
|Cross-Connection and Backflow Prevention||Article 13|
|Recreation Facilities||Article 14|
|Storm Drainage Exhibits||Appendix A|
|Revised Unit Price List effective January 8, 2018||Appendix B revised|
|Standard Forms Plan Review||Appendix B|
|Standard Forms of "legal" Agreement||Appendix C|