Design Criteria & Codes

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Current Design Criteria and Codes (2017)

The city follows design criteria, codes and guidelines to ensure new construction is cost effective, meets current safety requirements and is an asset to the community. The criteria and codes include general notes, checklists and policies for roadways, stormwater, erosion and sediment control and traffic sign criteria, as well as private site improvements. The 2017 Design Standards are effective for any new construction plans submitted after August 1, 2017.

Sidewalk Ramp - CHANGE

New materials are now required for sidewalk ramp construction within the city of Overland Park. Updates have been made to the pre-approved materials list and standard details.