PROJECT REVIEW PROCESS
Frederick Water participates in the state’s Local Standards and Review Program. The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) administers the water portion of the program and DEQ the sewer.
|A.||Under this program:
|B.||Two sets of paper plans and specifications shall be submitted for review. A site plan comment sheet from the Frederick County Department of Planning and Development must accompany each submittal.|
|C.||Drawings, specifications, and engineering reports submitted for approval shall be prepared by or under the supervision of, a registered professional engineer or others legally qualified to practice in Virginia.|
|D.||The Authority’s goal is to review the plans within 15 working days after receipt.
|E.||Plans and specifications are valid for a period of three years from date of approval. If construction is not in progress at the end of this period, Authority approval shall be void. Plans and specifications will have to be submitted as a new project (if deemed necessary by the Authority) and conform to the current standards.|
|F.||Plans shall be drawn on sheets measuring no smaller than 24″ wide by 36″ long.|
|G.||The cover sheet shall contain:
|H.||The plans shall show a north arrow, location of existing structures, proposed and existing underground utilities, curbs, property lines, railroad crossings, culverts, etcetera.|
|I.||A general layout sheet shall be provided showing streets, lots, and sanitary sewer and water line locations (both on and off site).|
|j.||Profiles of both water and sewer lines are required. The horizontal scale for profiles shall be the same used for the plan, but in no case be smaller than fifty feet to the inch. The vertical scale shall in no case be smaller than ten feet to the inch.|
|K.||A detail sheet containing the appropriate water and sewer drawings and notes shall be provided.|
|L.||After plans are approved, any changes shall be noted by an encircled (clouded) area.|