Policies & Guidelines

Construction and Material Specifications

The Construction and Materials Specifications manual contains standards for the construction of roads, sewers and watermains in the City of Hamilton.  This document is used as a reference by City staff, contractors, consultants and suppliers.

Printed copies available

You can buy a hard copy of the manual for $99.25 including HST in person at:

Public Works Department
Hamilton City Centre
77 James Street North, Suite 320
Hamilton, Ontario, L8R 2K3
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 2971

Method of payment: Cash or company cheque payable to the City of Hamilton. Personal cheques must be certified.

If you would like to be notified of revisions, email your contact information to [email protected]

General Conditions

Standard Conditions

Approved Products

For the Approved Products List for the City of Hamilton, visit The Road Authority Website

Looking to submit a new Product Approval Application? Review the Standards and Approved Products Listing and Guidelines

Standard Drawings

The following documents include revisions to the manual and revision information sheets: