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The Public Works Department has manuals and specification books and booklets that are available to download.  All of the downloads are in pdf format.  These can be viewed using Adobe Acrobat Reader.  You can download a free version of Adobe Acrobat Reader by clicking on the graphic. 



Speed Hump Installation  This is a document that contains the City's policies and procedures when it comes to speed humps.  Issues addressed in this document include: request, cost, eligibility, location, etc.  If you have questions about speed humps this is a must for you.



Utility Extension Policy  This policy is to deal with the questions about utility extensions.  This policy contains information on what can and can not be done dealing with utility extensions.  It also contains the proper procedures for requesting a utility extension.



Backflow Ordinance  This is a copy of the ordinance approved by the city council on February 10, 1999.  Ordinance #3370 was passed to control the backflow and cross connections in the City's water distribution system.  Download the entire ordinance to learn more.


This or other similar products may be used to insulate Back Flow Prevention Devices.  You can contact the Backflow Blanket Company at 800-725-1777 or go to their website to obtain more details.



Backflow Memo  This is a copy of the memo that was sent out to many organizations and people around the city.  This memo discusses the enforcement of the Backflow Ordinance and the devices that are required.


CMOM  Posted October 23, 2002, the City has adopted a new sewer operation and maintenance ordinance.  This ordinance establishes guidelines for connecting to, constructing, and maintaining the City’s sewer collection system.


Sewer Stoppage Memo  Posted September 25, 2002 the Sewer Stoppage Memo is from the City Engineer to all Citizens that have City Sewer service.  This memo details the responsibilities of the city and of the property owner when sewer stoppages occur.



Go to the Pineywoods Groundwater Conservation District website to view downloads for anyone should be viewed by anyone drilling or modifying a water well in Angelina or Nacogdoches Counties.


Drought Contingency Plan  In order to conserve the available water supply and protect the integrity of water supply facilities, with particular regard for domestic water use, sanitation, and fire protection, and to protect and preserve public health, welfare, and safety and minimize the adverse impacts of water supply shortage or other water supply emergency condition, the City of Lufkin hereby adopts the following regulations and restrictions on the delivery and consumption of water.



Drainage Criteria Manual  This manual is in association with the City's ordinance on drainage practices.  This is a great developer's tool in knowing what you can and cannot do when designing and redesigning locations. The primary purpose of this drainage criteria manual is to establish standard principles and practices for the analysis, design, and construction of primary and secondary drainage systems in the City of Lufkin.