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Design Standards

Clarified requirements for Membrane Roof Systems > SBS Modified Bitumen Roof System:

  • No torch-applied membrane roof systems are permitted.
  • Specify torch down (noncombustible construction only) and adhesive systems. Avoid hot mopped asphalt.


Design Templates

Added clarifications on the Schedule of Values and cost and resource loading of schedules.


Design Guidelines & Guidance

Addressed guidance on the use of unit pricing in Chapter 2 - Contract Price Schedule (CPS) > Preparation of the Contract Price Schedule > 1. Use of Lump-Sum and Unit Price.


Design Standards

Added section Seismic-Nonstructural Components with reference to FEMA E-74 Reducing the Risks of Nonstructural Earthquake Damage.


Design Deliverables

Design Templates

Final DBB and DB Construction Drawings shall be printed from the native software (e.g. AutoCad .dwg or Revit .rvt). Final DBB and DB Construction Drawings printed from secondary software (e.g. Adobe .pdf) are not acceptable as they often result in off-scale product.


Design Templates

Design-Bid-Build (DBB)

Design-Build (DB)

Design Deliverables

In the Statement of Structural Tests and Special Inspections template, the sections on Wind resistance, Seismic Resistance, Testing and Qualification for Seismic Resistance, Sprayed Fire-Resistant Materials, Mastic and intumescent fire-Resistant Coating, Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems, Fire-Resistant Penetrations and Joints, and Smoke Control were updated to reflect the current (IBC-15) code.


Design Standards

The CAD Standards website has been moved to be part of the DSC Workflows website. Please access the new pages under the CAD & Drafting Standards > DSC Requirements > DSC CAD Standards section.

The previous CAD Standards website will be removed soon. Please update your bookmarks accordingly.


Design-Bid-Build (DBB)

DBB Design Deliverables

Design > Permitting Forms, Samples, & Guidelines

Design Templates

Construction > 1. Pre-Construction Activities >
1.2 Permits

New Pemitting process integrated through the Design-Bid-Build (DBB) Design process.

The Denver Service Center (DSC) Permitting process *(External Regulatory Permitting) consists of Permit Scoping, Permit Planning, and Permit Acquisition Services and uses the Permitting Assessment Form (PAF) and Permit Plan Form.

Permitting Definitions

Deleted Types of Permits previously listed under the Guidelines section on the 1.2 Permits page.