Land Development Engineering Plans and Map Procedures and Guidelines

To Developers and Their Engineers:

On any new development project, you should first contact the City of Milpitas to obtain general information on development requirements. To facilitate your subdivision map and public facility improvement requirements in the City of Milpitas, we have assembled these procedures and guidelines.

Note that these procedures and guidelines relate to engineering, public facilities and utilities (typically off-site). The telephone number of the Engineering Division Land Development Engineer is (408) 586-3325. For on-site development requirements, contact the Planning Division at (408) 586-3279 and the Building Division (408) 586-3265.

I. NOTICE TO APPLICANTS, DEVELOPERS AND ENGINEERS

Notice to Applicants, Developers & Engineers

II. DEVELOPMENT PROJECT PROCESSING PROCEDURE

Project Processing Procedure

III. ORDINANCE NO.66.3

Ordinance Number 66.3

IV. DEPOSIT AND FEES

Deposit and Fees

V. IMPROVEMENT PLANS GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Improvement Plans General Notes

Improvement Plans General Requirements

Improvement Submittal Requirements

Landscape Plan Submittal Requirements

Map Submittal Requirements

Plan Revision Requirements

Sewer & Water Abandonment Notes

VI. TRANSIT AREA SPECIFIC PLAN

Transit Area Specific Plan

VII. MIDTOWN SPECIFIC PLAN

Midtown Specific Plan

VIII. STREET DESIGN

Street Design

IX. STREET LIGHTS

Street Lights

X. STREETSCAPE DESIGN

Shrubs, Groundcovers and Vines Selection

Street Tree Selection and Spacing Guidelines

Street Tree Species Selection

XI. SIGNING AND STRIPING PLANS

Signing and Striping Plans

XII. SANITARY SEWER

Sanitary Sewer

XIII. STORM WATER

Storm Drain Design

Gutter Table

Rainfall Intensity Charts

Storm Water Design Criteria

Stormwater Quality Protection

1. Definitions

2. Construction Best Management Practices

3. Site Design and Source Control Required for All Projects

4. Low Impact Development Required for Regulated Projects

5. Fact Sheet for Project Applicants

6. Fact Sheet for Hydromodification Management Requirements

7. Provision C.3 Data Form

8. Model Conditions of Approval for Stormwater Quality

9. Fact Sheet for Road Projects in the Municipal Regional Permit

XIV. WATER – POTABLE

Pipeline Design Standard

Water – Potable

Water Supply and Distribution Map
(Exhibit A)

Water System Master Plan (Exhibit B-1)

City’s Meter Specifications

XV. RECYCLE WATER

Recycled Water (Non-Potable Water)

Recycled Water Distribution Map

XVI. LANDSCAPE PLAN DESIGN

Landscape Ordinance 238.4

Landscaping Served with Potable Water (View PDF)   (Download DWG File)

Landscaping Served with Recycle Water (View PDF)   (Download DWG File)

SBWR Standard Details (View PDF)   (Download DWG File)

XVII. MAP REQUIREMENTS

Map Requirements

XVIII. LOT LINE ADJUSTMENT

Lot Line Adjustment Application

XIX. LOT COMBINATION

Lot Combination Procedure

XX. RIGHT OF WAY VACATION

Right-Of-Way Vacation

XXI. SOLID WASTE AND RECYCLING

Development Guidelines for Solid Waste Services

XXII. STANDARD SPECIFICATIONS

Roadway and Storm Sewer Improvements

Standard Specification for Sanitary Sewers

Standard Specification for Water Main and Services

The Following Additional Material May Be Pertinent to Your Project:

Milpitas Municipal Code Excerpts:

  • Title II, Chapter 13 (Grading, Excavation, Paving and Erosion Control – Ordanance 65)
  • Title VIII, Chapter 1 (Water System – Ordanance 120)
  • Title VIII, Chapter 2 (Milpitas Sanitary Code – Ordanance 208)
  • Title VIII, Chapter 3 (Backflow Prevention and Cross-Connection Control – Ordanance 232)
  • Title VIII, Chapter 5 (Water efficient Landscape – Ordanance 238)
  • Title VII, Chapter 6 (Water Conservation – Ordanance 240)
  • Title X, Chapter 1 (Streets – Ordanance 203)
  • Title XI, Chapter 1 (Subdivisions – Ordanance 18)
  • Title XI, Chapter 15 (Flood Damage Prevention Regulations – Ordanance 209.4)
  • Title XI, Chapter 16(Non-point Source Pollution Prevention and Watercourse Protection – Ordanance 239)

Our goal is to obtain a well-designed and functional development. We hope that the enclosed material will expedite your planning and design work toward this end.