Design & Construction Manual (Infrastructure)

The Design and Construction Manual of the City of Lee's Summit was adopted to regulate the construction of public infrastructure improvements within the City, including but not limited to blasting, excavation, trenching and backfilling and the design and construction of water lines, sanitary sewers, storm sewers and streets.

The City of Lee's Summit Design and Construction Manual includes the General Provisions; the City's adopted additions, deletions, and revisions to the Kansas City Metropolitan Chapter of the American Public Works Association specifications; and certain sections of the KC Metro APWA specifications. This document can require occasional revisions. It is recommended that this page be consulted frequently to verify current sections before relying on them.

The manual is periodically updated. If you have any questions concerning the Design and Construction Manual contact the Public Works Department at 816.969.1800 or at

Please note more recent updates to the Design & Construction Manual (DCM) are in bold.
Previous versions: DCM (2015), DCM (2020)