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Design Standards and Guidelines

This group of documents defines design standards and guidelines that must be followed for any airport project. (Documents are Microsoft Word or AutoCAD files compressed in ZIP format, and range in size from 1-33Mb.) All downloadable files are available on CD-ROM; if you do not have a high-bandwidth connection to the Internet, or prefer to receive the files on CD-ROM, ask your project manager for a copy.

Click the links below to download the documents

Architecture Guidelines and Standards 2024 and Main Terminal and Baggage Claim Visioning Report 2020
Standards for architectural design, materials, and finishes selection at SEA Airport.

CAD Standards 2023

Civil System Standards 2024
Standards for civil systems at SEA Airport, including industrial waste (IWS), Environmental Best Managment Practices (BMPs), Jet Fuel, Pavement (Airfield and Landside), Storm Drainage, Water Distribution, and Sanitary Sewer System Design.

Communications Systems Standards 2024
MOU - Direction on 2-hour (120 min) Fire Survivable Media Infrastructure
Standards for communication system design and equipment selection at SEA Airport. Includes appendices for tenant guidelines and communications labeling standards.

Dining and Retail Design Guidelines
Guidelines for concessions design and material selection at SEA Airport.

Electrical System Standards 2024
Standards for electrical system design and equipment selection at SEA Airport.

Gate Striping Standards 2021
Gate and ramp pavement marking standards.

Landscape Standards 2024 and Roadways Concept Plan 2023
Approved Plant List 2024, Tree Replacement Forms 2024
Standards for landscape design, installation, equipment selection, and plant selection at SEA Airport.

Low Impact Development Guideline 2018
This Low Impact Development (LID) Guideline provides guidance for assessing the requirements, applicability, and technical feasibility of implementing LID at SEA Airport.

Mechanical Systems Standards 2023
Cooking Equipment Ventilation Standards 2023
Standards for mechanical system design and material selection at SEA Airport.

Radio Frequency Standards 2005
Standards for radio frequency system design and equipment selection at SEA Airport.

Rental Car Facility (RCF) Tenant Design and Construction Standards 2012
Design and construction standards for tenants of the consolidated rental car facility. These standards are supplemental to existing design standards for the unique features of the rental car facility.

Security Standards 2020
Electronic Safety and Security Standards.

SEA Signage Standards 2024 and SEA Signage Master Plan 2020
Signage Displays and Art Permit Requirements
Standards for signage design, layout configuration, graphics, symbols, installation, and material selection at SEA Airport.

Stormwater Management Manual
Standards for the design of stormwater management.

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