Design and Construction

Contact Info

Department of Public Service
111 N. Front Street

Columbus, OH 43215
Office :  (614) 645-3111   
Fax :  (614) 645-7805
Email : Contact Information

(614) 645-3111

Design Resources

The following documents provide information regarding the Division of Design and Construction's processes for Private Development and Capital Improvement Projects.  They describe the submission requirements, standards, procedures, and other details regarding plan development and review.


General Resources                                                           

ADA Within the Right-of-Way
Basement Vault Right-of-Way Policy/Procedures
Basement Vault Exhibits
CAD Standards Document (2020)
CAD Standards (.zip)
CAD Standards ORD (.zip)
Columbus Proprietary Sign Booklet
Construction and Material Specs (2018) 
Contact List for Plans and Policies
Document Library 
Downtown Streetscape Standards 
DPS Design Memos
EV Charger Design Guidance
EV Charger Example
Moratorium Streets 
Non-residential Pavement Design Policy 
Pay Item Master
Plan Notes 
Plan Request (Example)
Plan Request (Form)
Qualified Products List (City of Columbus - Traffic) 
Qualified Products List Submittal Process (City of Columbus - Traffic)
Qualified Products List 
Residential Pavement Design Policy 
Sample Plans 
Spread Requirements 
Standard Construction Drawings 
Sidewalk and SUP Facility Requirements
Supplemental Specifications 
Traffic Signal Design Manual 


CIP Designer Resources                            

CIP Plan Checklist
CIP Plan Revision Standard Memo  (Designer Notes)
CIP R/W Plan Development 
CIP Legal Description Templates (.zip)
CIP Utility Coordination - Private Utilities 
CIP Utility Coordination - Guidelines for Utility Relocations
Consultant Contract Information
Consultant Performance Evaluation 
Engineer's Estimate Template (.xls) 
General Design Requirements (2023)
General Design Requirements (2022)
General Design Requirements (2017) 
General Design Requirements (2014) 
Plan Signature Block 
Plat Standards  (Update Summary 2020)
Schedule Template (.mpp) 
Task List Template (.xls) 
Unit Cost Master List 


Private Designer Resources     

PD-Street Construction (E-Plan) Requirements [Commercial Site]
PD-Street Construction (E-Plan) Requirements [Subdivision]
PD-REVISION PROCEDURE for Street Construction (E-Plan)
PD-Early AGR Release Process (E-Plan)