Design Standards & Guidelines

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The following materials provide information about requirements for building projects in Arlington. Enforcing these requirements allows Arlington to remain a diverse urban community with secure, attractive residential and commercial neighborhoods.

Building Code

Design & Engineering

Permits

Plan Review

Standards for County Buildings

Stormwater Requirements

Utilities

Zoning Ordinance