Standard Details & Specifications

Details & Specification Policies

The City of Gilroy standard details and specifications are updated on an ongoing basis to reflect current minimum and uniform requirements to be used by all developers, contractors, and engineers for the preparation of plans and the construction of public improvements.

The City of Gilroy Standard Details and Specifications are to be used in conjunction with the latest revision of all federal, state, Santa Clara County, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, and the Santa Clara Valley Water District standards, specifications, and guidelines.

Please contact Engineering at 408-846-0223 for recent updates or with any questions and/or clarification needed in regards to the following Standard Details and Specifications.

Updated Standard Details & Specifications

The adopted Standard Details and Specifications are as follows:

Quality Assurance Program (QAP)

The purpose of this program is to provide assurance that the materials incorporated into each construction project conform to the contract specifications. This updated QAP is applicable to all current and future federally funded projects, as well as other projects when called for in the project specifications.

Adopted QAP


In addition to the above noted Standard Details and Specifications, Traffic Control Plans shall be submitted to the Engineering Division for all work conducted within city right-of-way and shall meet the minimum requirements outlined below: