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Public Works Engineering Design Manual and Standard Details

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**Update** - Several revisions are being made to the Town of Chapel Hill Public Works Engineering Design Manual (new draft version).  Once these revisions have been approved, the link below will be updated.  Following this will be an updated website that offers users an easier way to look up sections within the manual as well as a word search.

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Public Works Engineering Design Manual

The Town of Chapel Hill Public Works Engineering Design Manual has been prepared to help people involved with land development in Chapel Hill and its planning jurisdiction to understand, before they begin, what will most likely be acceptable in this jurisdiction. These standards are intended to complement and supplement the general Design Guidelines included in the Comprehensive Plan.

Specific design criteria set forth herein provide a ready reference of those practices and techniques acceptable to the Town.

Standard Details

The Town of Chapel Hill also provides Standard Details as concrete examples which conform to Town standards.

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Engineering Construction Permit

Download the Engineering Construction Permit here.


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