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Engineering Requirements

The City of Elko's Engineering Department requires three (3) set of Drainage, Grading and Utility and Improvement Plans for any project other than single family residence. The following information is required for review:

       
General:
  • North Arrow and scale of drawings
  • Vicinity Map
  • Name, address and phone number of engineer or designer
  • Name, address and phone number of owner
  • Flood Insurance Rate Map zone of project
  • Delineate all existing and proposed street right-of-way and drainage & utility easements
  • Delineate and dimension property boundaries
  • Curb, gutter, and sidewalk is required adjacent to all City right-of-way 

Drainage:

  • Curbs, Gutters and Valley Gutters
  • Storm Drains, Drop Inlets and Man Holes
  • Ditches and Culverts
  • Direction of flow, grade breaks, and slope for all drainage facilities and drainage basins
  • Supporting data and calculations for size and location of all drainage facilities prepared by a Licensed Registered Professional Engineer.

Grading:

  • Existing two-feet, dashed contours of the site to include one-hundred feet (100') around the perimeter of the project
  • Finish elevations of all finish floors and drainage facilities
  • Flow line elevations of all drainage facilities
  • Finish contours and grade breaks sufficient to establish finish grade conditions

Utilities:

  • Location and size of existing City water and City sewer where project's service connections will be made
  • Size and location of on-site water & sewer laterals and location of meter pit
  • For any water and sewer utilities that will be maintained by the City of Elko, a full set of construction drawings designed by a Licensed Registered Professional Engineer will be required for the City Engineer's review and approval
  • The City of Elko's Water Department will make all hot-taps for water service, fire hydrants, and fire protection sprinkler systems. The City Engineer will determine fees for any connections larger than two inch.