Design Standards & Policies Manual
The Design Standards & Policies Manual (DSPM) is one of the official documents setting forth city requirements, standards, policies and procedures to enable development professionals to bring a development concept to fruition, including preparing plans, reports and related documents necessary to meet city standards.
This manual consists of twelve chapters which are: site planning; land divisions; grading and drainage; transportation; water; wastewater; streetscapes, parks and trails; public works and facilities; native plants; fire; and disability access. The information is generally presented in a sequence that parallels developing a tract of land from site planning and platting, to grading and development.
This manual has been adopted by a Resolution of the Development Review Board under the authority delegated to it by the City Council (Section 48-5 of the Scottsdale Revised Code (SRC)). The Development Review Board’s Resolution and three copies of the DS&PM are maintained on file with the City Clerk.
The Development Review Board may adopt modifications to DS&PM by Resolution.