Utilities Code

Polk County Utilities Code (Standards and Specifications)

The Polk County Utilities Code (Ordinance 10-081) and Reference Manuals (adopted December 2010 and updated through September 2014) are posted below. Proposed changes are below under respective Code sections. Changes are anticipated to be authorized for implementation Summer 2016.


Navigate to the county's e-Newsletter page to register for future updates to the Utilities Code and reference manuals. Once you have created your login, complete your contact information and select Utilities under Your Interests. This will ensure that you are notified of any future updates to the Utilities Code as a registered holder of the documents pursuant to Ordinance 10-081.

Incremental Utilities Code Authorizations

Resolution 12-138:   Approved December 18, 2012
Authorization #1:  Effective March 31, 2012
Authorization #2:  Effective December 15, 2012
Resolution 14-003:  Approved January 21, 2014
Authorization #3:  Effective May 22, 2013
Authorization #4:  Effective November 17, 2013
Resolution 15-147:  Approved November 17, 2015
Authorization #5:  Effective September 10, 2014
Authorization #6:  Effective October 3, 2015
Resolution 17-007:  Approved January 3, 2017
Authorization #7:  Effective August 4, 2016
Authorization #8: Authorization #8: Effective November 5, 2017

The following items should be directed to the attention of UtilitiesCodeCommittee@polk-county.net:

New products and materials proposed in accordance with Section 113 of the Utilities Standards and Specifications Manual. Please download the application for product consideration, complete, and forward along with your email request to the above email address.

Polk County Utilities Code (Ord 10-081) and Reference Manuals PDF DWG/DXF
Utilities Code Combined PDF File (Ordinance and Reference Manuals) X
Enacting Ordinance (AKA: Utilities Code) X
Utilities Administration Manual X
Utilities Standards and Specifications Manual (USSM)
USSM Table of Contents X
Chapter 1: General Information X
Chapter 2: Development Coordination
PROPOSED Chapter 2 Updates
X
Standard Drawings --DC-01 (Development Title Sheet, Sample)
Standard Drawings --DC-02 (Capital Projects Title Sheet, Sample)
(After downloading DWG files, reference images to display Logos in your CAD file.)
X
X
DC-01
DC-02
Chapter 3: General Requirements
X
STANDARD DRAWINGS (GR) X GR-DXF
Chapter 4: Potable Water
PROPOSED Chapter 4 Updates
X
STANDARD DRAWINGS (PW)
PROPOSED Standard Drawing Updates
X PW-DXF
Chapter 5: Wastewater
PROPOSED Chapter 5 Updates
X
STANDARD DRAWINGS (WW)
PROPOSED Wastewater Standard Drawing Updates
X WW-DXF
Chapter 6: Reclaimed Water
PROPOSED Chapter 6 Updates
X
STANDARD DRAWINGS (RW) X RW-DXF
PROPOSED Chapter 7 (NEW)   
Utilities Cross Connection Control Policy Manual
PROPOSED Update for A-100 Approved Cross Connection Control Assemblies List
X
Utilities Reclaimed Water Policy X
Utilities Industrial Wastewater Pretreatment Policy X
Utilities Water Conservation Manual X
Water Conservation Tables and Figures X
Utilities Fats, Oil, and Grease (FOG) Policy X
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