CADD Standards

The following resources are available to download for projects related to Los Angeles County Public Works. These files are the same as those used in this organization's CADD operations. Comments or questions can be sent to

MicroStation Resource Files

The standard computer aided drafting and design (CADD) software at Los Angeles County Public Works (LACPW) is MicroStation. Resource files available for download:

Border Sheets for Land Development Division (LDD)

Border Sheets for Consolidated Sewer Maintenance District (CSMD)

Sewer (Consolidated Sewer Maintenance District)

Border Sheets for Public Works and Flood Control District Projects

County Infrastructure Projects

Mapping Data

Cadastral Landbase Data
  • MicroStation (.dgn)
  • ArcMap (.gdb)


The standard survey software is Carlson Survey. Resource files available for download:
Survey Templates and Guides
  • Preparation Guide
  • Record of Survey Templates
  • Corner Record Template

Design Resources