The City of San Benito is committed to providing a high quality of life by ensuring properly designed and constructed infrastructure is the standard to serve those who live and work in the City of San Benito.
The Standard Design Manual, (SDM), is intended to aid and assist engineers, planners, designers and architects in the layout and design of public infrastructure within the City of San Benito to define standards and to obtain uniformity in the plans. It is recognized that each section in the manual has its individual gray areas that no fixed rules will apply to all cases; therefore, final approval of all or any part of any plans rests with the City of San Benito.
It is the purpose of this manual to provide for the safe, efficient, and orderly development of the city, and the provision of adequate streets, utilities, services, and facilities, all in accordance with the comprehensive plan for the City. The City of San Benito is committed to maintaining a high standard for public improvements within the City’s rights of way and minimizing the future maintenance costs to the City.
DISCLAIMER: This document is to be reviewed and revised, as necessary, in order to adapt any infrastructure improvements, advances and innovations in standard design practices. The user of this manual is responsible for requesting the most recent version.
Copies of this DRAFT standard design manual are available HERE
To provide input or for more information, please contact Bernard Rodriguez, Planning Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 956-361-3804, Ext. 415