Standard Construction Details

The below Book of Standard Details are effective for Private Development projects that were approved and had a Site Permit issued after October 1st, 2021.  For project with Site Permits issued prior to that date, contact the Engineering Department at 972-205-2170 or email at

 View the Complete Book of Standard Details with current updates.


The Approved Materials List for City of Garland are materials normally required for Public Works construction unless specifically changed in the approved construction documents.   Separate submittals are not required for materials that specifically included on this list.  Any variation or item not on this list may require a separate submittal to the Engineering Department for approval.  

View the Garland - approved materials list_2021-09-23


It is incumbent on any design professional to ensure the adequacy of these standards for their particular project. Also, it is noted that Section 137.33 (c) of the Texas Engineering Practice Act states that:

(c) When a license holder reviews and elects to use standards or general guideline specifications, those items shall be clearly labeled as such, shall bear the identity of the publishing entity, and shall be:

  • Individually sealed by the license holder or
  • Specified on an integral design/title/contents sheet that bears the engineer's seal, signature, and date with a statement authorizing its use