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Public Works

Development Review

(Links to All Forms, Permits and Applications are below)

New development means new public roads (and sometimes private roads), and all drainage improvements required to eliminate the possibility of damage to downstream properties.


New development can require:

  • Construction Plans (extensive) for the roads (according to the Douglas County Roadway Design and Construction Standards)
  • Drainage Reports (according to the Douglas County Storm Drainage Design and Technical Criteria manual)
  • Pavement Design Reports for the design of the pavement thickness
  • Grading Plans which show proposed dirt-work and erosion control for preventing sediment from leaving the site
  • Traffic Reports submitted to the County which analyzes the impact of the proposed development on existing public streets
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