Engineering Design and Construction Standards
This manual of Engineering Design & Construction Standards (including appendices) has been prepared by the Village of Libertyville’s Public Works Department to assist developers, builders, contractors, and their design professionals (architects, engineers, and planners) in the preparation, submittal, review and execution of plans, specifications, and other documents required for the improvement of land as prescribed in Chapter 22 of the Village of Libertyville Municipal Code, “Subdivisions and Other Developments.” The purpose of this document is to present standards and specifications for the design of public and private improvements that will result in uniform, long lasting, quality construction.
All interpretations of this manual are reserved for the Village Engineer or his duly appointed representative. The Village Engineer is authorized to approve an alternative to a particular improvement standard based on his/her professional engineering judgment that the alternative equals or exceeds the standard, or to require an equivalent alternative in any circumstance when the standard is deemed inappropriate.
This manual of Engineering Design & Construction Standards is adopted by the Village’s Mayor and Board of Trustees via resolution to amend Administrative Policy 96-01, with an effective date of February 15th, 2023. Village Engineering Division staff will amend the contents of the manual, from time to time, as deemed necessary to align with the latest industry standards. It is the responsibility of the applicant, designer, or contractor using this manual to adhere to the most current version of the document. For reference, revision dates for the overall manual and each appendix are listed below:
Appendix A: General Notes – Adopted February 15, 2023
The General Notes shall be included on all engineering plans for work proposed within the Village of Libertyville municipal limits. Notes should be included in their entirety, and without revisions, unless specifically approved in writing by the Village Engineer.
Appendix B: Standard Details - Adopted February 15, 2023
Any applicable Standard Details shall be included on all engineering plans for work proposed within the Village of Libertyville municipal limits. Details should be included without revisions, unless specifically approved in writing by the Village Engineer.
Appendix C: Utility Installation Observation Form – Adopted February 15, 2023
The Utility Installation Observation Form shall be used to document utility installations as required by the Village, and shall be submitted to Engineering Division Staff for records. Please refer to Section 9.2 for more information on requirements of a Resident Engineer, and how this form applies to their role.