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The Subdivision Policy Manual (Section 1 of the Engineering Criteria Manual) addresses the detailed policies, procedures, and requirements for developing and subdividing land in Colorado Springs. 

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  1. Introduction
  2. Review and Approval Process
  3. Geological Hazard Study and Mitigation Report
  4. Drainage Reports and Plans
  5. Grading, Erosion Control, and Stormwater Quality Control Plans
  6. Street Plans and Profiles
  7. Drainage/Storm Plans and Profiles
  8. Final Plat Requirements and Processing
  9. Construction Permits
  10. Financial Assurances
  11. Inspection Letters
  12. Building Permits
  13. Drainage Reimbursements
  14. City Code References