Standard Specifications and Plans


Hard Copies

Hard copies of the 2017 Construction Standards will be available starting the first week of March.

The 2017 Edition of the City of Seattle’s Standard Specifications and Standard Plans for Road, Bridge and Municipal Construction are presented below.

If you have any questions, or if you would like to submit a comment for consideration, please contact the City of Seattle’s Construction Standards Engineer Randy Earlywine at

2017 Standard Specifications for Municipal Construction

Full version of 2017 Standard Specifications (pdf)

To improve functionality, section references in the 2017 Standard Specifications have been cross-referenced (linked) to the corresponding section. To navigate back in the document, press Alt+(left arrow).

2017 Standard Plans for Municipal Construction

Full version of 2017 Standard Plans (pdf)

Redline Markups (pdf) - Revisions to the 2014 edition as published in the 2017 hard copy edition. (Additional recommended revisions to the Standard Plans 2017 edition may be found under the amendments tab.)