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Purpose


These Standards are intended for use as a guide in the design and construction of sewerage facilities. These Standards are minimum requirements for design and construction of sewerage and storm water facilities in Cuyahoga County. Adherence to the Standards does not guarantee proper design and/or construction. Designers must use engineering judgement in the application of these Standards and are ultimately responsible for a design which will result in satisfactory performance of all structures and systems.

Adherence to the Standards does not guarantee compliance with Federal, State and Municipal regulations, laws or ordinances. In cases where the Standards conflict with Federal, State, and/or Municipal standards, regulations, laws or ordinances, whichever is more restrictive, shall apply.