General Specifications / Standard Drawings

The Department of Public Works offers Construction Engineers working in the City of New Orleans guidelines to ensure they meet all City codes and standards.

Click links below for downloadable PDFs of Standard Drawings, which show the standards to which different kinds of street construction (driveways, ramps, sidewalks, etc.) must conform.

General Specifications

Download a copy of the updated 2015 General Specifications here.

View general specification amendment (Downtown Development District).

Standard Drawings

Please note: If you are unable to zoom on the PDFs below, you must download the drawing and print full size to view details.