Improvement Plans

Improvement Plan Review
When submitting subdivision improvement plans to the Public Works Department, the following items must be included:
  • 6 sets of improvement plans for distribution to other city departments
  • Any special studies required by the Planning Commission i.e. geotechnical reports, traffic or drainage studies, and sewer pump station design
  • Plan check review fee of $500 plus $50 per lot (deposit toward actual costs)
Commercial & Industrial Site Improvement Plans
The following items must be submitted for review and approval prior to the Building Permit being issued:
  • 4 copies of site improvement plans showing all improvements required by the Planning Commission, i.e. sewer, water, utilities, grading, drainage, and off-site improvements
  • 2 copies of the geotechnical report, engineer's estimates, and storm drainage analysis, including calculations
  • Plan check review fee of $200 deposit - additional monies may be required depending on time spent reviewing project
New Subdivision Improvement Plans
When submitting subdivision improvement plans to the Public Works Department, the following items must be included:
  • 6 sets of improvement plans for distribution to these departments:
    • Fire Department
    • Community Development Department
    • Placer County Flood Control and Water
    • Conservation District (if applicable)
    • OMI (Waste Water Treatment Plant to review sewer systems)
    • Public Works Department staff including inspector and superintendent
  • Any special studies required by the Planning Commission
  • Geotechnical reports, traffic or drainage studies, and pump station design, refer to conditions of approval for the particular project
    • Copies of conditions of approval are available from the Community Development Department
Drainage Study
The drainage study should:
  • Discuss the downstream impacts due to additional flow discharged from the new subdivision
  • Show hydraulic grade line calculations for the proposed storm lines
  • Review existing storm drainage system to make sure it is capable of carrying additional flow
  • Plan check review fee of $500 plus $50 per lot (deposit toward actual costs)

City Design & Construction Standards
You can pick up the City of Auburn Standard Specifications at:
City Hall
Customer Service Counter
1225 Lincoln Way
Room 3
Auburn, CA 95603