The Prince William County Design and Construction Standards Manual (DCSM) has been developed and designated to assist the public with the policies and regulations that apply to land development in Prince William County. The provisions contained herein relate primarily to the requirements which apply to the review and approval of site development plans and plats, and construction in accordance with those plans.
|SECTION||TITLE||EFFECTIVE / ADOPTED / UPDATED|
|Section 100||General Information and Policies||Approved July 12, 2016
Effective July 12, 2016
|Section 200||Definitions||Adopted June 6, 2006|
|Section 300||Fire Safety Systems||Adopted June 26, 2018|
|Section 400||Water Supply Systems||Adopted June 6, 2006|
|Section 500||Sanitary Sewer Systems||Adopted December 3, 2019 Effective February 3, 2020|
|Section 600||Transportation Systems||Adopted June 26, 2018|
(Last Update Feb 3, 2020)
(Grading Floodplains Erosion & Sediment Control, etc.)
|Minor Modifications - Sections 702.02, 702.04, and 711.01 – Effective February 3, 2020 Updated Section 730-Floodplan Management Regulations-Effective August 3, 2015 Updated Section 700-Storm Water Management Regulations-Effective July 1, 2014|
|Section 800||Buffer Areas Landscaping & Tree Cover Requirements||Amended January 16, 2018|
|Section 900||Parks & Schools||Adopted June 6, 2006|
|Section 1000||Highway Corridor Overlay District Regulations||Adopted July 15, 2014|
For more information on the DCSM please email [email protected].