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City of Mebane Standards and Specifications

Overview

Purpose

The purpose of these standards is to serve as a guide in the preparation and submittal of plans and for the construction of roadway, utility, and development projects in the City of Mebane. These guidelines meet the current design standards and ensure more uniformity in the design of those projects. Engineers are encouraged to use these standards in their design process. It is not the intent of this manual to provide an explanation for every design problem encountered, nor, as a substitute for experience, sound judgment, and engineering knowledge. If a required standard or detail is not included below, the latest edition of the NCDOT Standard Specifications for Roads and Structures shall apply.

Ordinances and Policies

The City has other ordinances and policies that relate to new construction projects including the following: Mebane Storm Sewer Design Manual, Mebane Phase 2 Post Construction Ordinance and Manual, Riparian Buffer Protection Ordinance, Water Supply Watershed Ordinance, and the Mebane Unified Development Ordinance. Engineers are to refer to these documents for specific requirements as a part of their design process.

The City of Mebane will use these standards and requirements along with sound engineering principles to review the detailed engineering drawings. These standards shall apply to all roadway and utility improvements and developments within the City of Mebane. In addition, these standards apply to areas outside the City Limits that are under the jurisdiction of the City.

Final Approvals

The City of Mebane has the right of final approval over all construction work done under these guidelines and no work will be accepted until approval is made by the City. Please contact the City Engineer at (919) 563-5901 with any questions regarding these standards and specifications.

The standards and details below shall apply to all projects within the City of Mebane and the City's extra-territorial jurisdiction. All plan preparation and construction shall conform to the City of Mebane Standards and Specifications.

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