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AIA CAD Layer Guidelines


TABLE OF CONTENTS
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0.0 Introduction
0.1 Overview 0.2 A Brief History of the CAD Layer Guidelines

1.0 Layer Name Format


1.1 Hierarchy of Data Fields 1.2 Before You Begin 1.3 Discipline Designator, Level 1 1.4 Discipline Designator, Level 2 1.5 Major Group 1.6 Minor Group 1.7 Status (Phase)

2.0 Drawing View Layer List


2.1 Drawing View Field Codes 2.2 Drawing View Layer Names

3.0 Annotation Layer List


3.1 Annotation Field Codes 3.2 Annotation Layer Names

4.0 Appendix A - List of Discipline Designators, Major and Minor Groups, and Status Fields
4.1 Discipline Designators 4.2 Major Groups 4.3 Minor Groups 4.4 Status Fields

5.0 Appendix B - Common Layer Lists by Discipline


5.1 Architectural Layer List 5.2 Civil Layer List 5.3 Contractor/Shop Drawing Layer List 5.4 Electrical Layer List 5.5 Distributed Energy Layer List

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5.6 Equipment Layer List 5.7 Fire Protection Layer List 5.8 General Layer List 5.9 Geotechnical Layer List 5.10 Hazardous Materials Layer List 5.11 Interiors Layer List 5.12 Landscape Layer List 5.13 Mechanical Layer List 5.14 Operations Layer List 5.15 Plumbing Layer List 5.16 Process Layer List 5.17 Resource Layer List 5.18 Structural Layer List 5.19 Survey/Mapping Layer List 5.20 Telecommunications Layer List 5.21 Other Disciplines Layer List

6.0 Appendix C - Complying with NCS and ISO 13567


6.1 Overview 6.2 Field Codes 6.3 Field Codes and Language 6.4 ISO 13567 Conformance 6.5 Field Names and Definitions 6.6 "Discipline Designator" vs. "Agent Responsible" 6.7 "Agent Responsible" and Professional Liability 6.8 "Discipline Designator" and the Building Life Cycle 6.9 "Discipline Designator" and ISO 13567 Conformance 6.10 Field Code Restrictions 6.11 NCS and ISO 13567 Implementation Options 6.12 NCS and ISO 13567 Implementation Guidelines

0.0 Introduction
0.1 OVERVIEW
Virtually all vector-based CAD systems support the concept of layers. This function allows building design information to be organized in a systematic fashion, facilitates the visual display of the information on a computer screen, and allows the information to be efficiently converted to the conventional print media of drawings. Efficient use of layers can reduce document preparation time and improve document coordination. Organizing data by layers allows a single CAD file to contain a wealth of information about a building or facility. By turning selected layers on or off, data can be created, reviewed and edited according to a hierarchy that simulates the physical organization of building systems, the relative position of building elements, or the sequence of construction.

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0.2 A BRIEF HISTORY OF CAD LAYER GUIDELINES (CLG)


The American Institute of Architects (AIA) published the first edition of CAD Layer Guidelines in 1990. The early success of the first edition and rapidly evolving technology resulted in the second edition being published in 1997. The most significant change between the first and second editions was the elimination of the "short" layer name format and the adoption of the long layer name format as a single standard. The second edition also included additional layer field codes for remodeling projects, added new discipline designations for interiors, telecommunications, and other disciplines, and improved the method of organizing drawing annotation. In July 1997, the AIA agreed to incorporate CAD Layer Guidelines into the emerging United States National CAD Standard (NCS), a project of the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS). The AIA and NIBS were joined in that effort by the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) and what is now known as the CADD/GIS Technology Center of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. CSI and CADD/GIS Technology Center agreed to incorporate their own publications, the Uniform Drawing System and the Plotting Guidelines, respectively, into the NCS. These four constituent publishers, as they came to be known, were joined by a number of building design and construction industry organizations in developing and publishing the NCS. In March 1999, the U.S. National CAD Standard Project Committee (NCS Project Committee) formally accepted CAD Layer Guidelines, Second Edition (with minor amendments) as a constituent document of the NCS Version 1.0, published in July 1999. The NCS Project Committee immediately set to work on publication of Version 2.0, which was published in 2002. Considerable confusion resulted from the lack of "alignment" between the "Second Edition" of CAD Layer Guidelines and "Version 1.0" of the NCS. Because CAD Layer Guidelines, Second Edition was published before, and later incorporated into, the NCS Version 1.0, this could not be avoided. With publication of the NCS Version 2.0, this problem was corrected by giving the constituent document an entirely new name. For the first time, "AIA" became part of the title of the publication, and the numbered "editions" were abandoned. As a result, this publication became known as AIA CAD Layer Guidelines: U.S. National CAD Standard - Version 2.0. Subsequent editions of the NCS adopted the same nomenclature.

1.0 Layer Name Format


1.1 HIERARCHY OF DATA FIELDS
The layer name format is organized as a hierarchy. This arrangement allows users to select from a number of options for naming layers according to the level of detailed information desired. Layer names consist of distinct data fields separated from one another by dashes. A detailed list of abbreviations, or field codes, is prescribed to define the content of layers. Most field codes are mnemonic English abbreviations of construction terminology that are easy to remember. There are four defined layer name data fields: Discipline Designator, Major Group, two Minor Groups, Designator Group Groups and Status The Discipline Designator and Major Group fields are mandatory. The Minor Group and Status Status. fields are optional. Each data field is separated from adjacent fields by a dash ("-") for clarity. The complete NCS layer name format, showing the Discipline Designator, the Major Group, two Minor Groups, and the Status fields. A I - W A L L - F U L L - D I M S - N

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1.2 BEFORE YOU BEGIN


The NCS allows you to select from a number of format options for creating layer names. It is recommended that you select the options that you wish to use for layer names on a given project, and then apply the resulting format consistently for all layer names on that project. NOTE: For conceptual conformance to ISO 13567, Organization and Naming of Layers for CAD, the layer name format and length must be the same for all layers on a given project. See CLG Appendix C - Complying with NCS and ISO 13567, CLG section 6.0 for information about ISO conformance.

1.3 DISCIPLINE DESIGNATOR, LEVEL 1


The Discipline Designator denotes the category of subject matter contained on the specified layer. The Discipline Designator is a two-character field. The first character is the discipline character, and the second character is an optional modifier. The Discipline Designator is described in greater detail in UDS Section 1.3. For a complete list of Discipline Designators see CLG Appendix A - Discipline Designators, CLG section 4.1 and UDS Appendix A - Discipline Designators, UDS section 1.6. LEVEL 1 DISCIPLINE DESIGNATORS A B C D E F G H I L M O P Q R S T V W X Z Architectural Geotechnical Civil Process Electrical Fire Protection General Hazardous Materials Interiors Landscape Mechanical Operations Plumbing Equipment Resource Structural Telecommunications Survey / Mapping Distributed Energy Other Disciplines Contractor / Shop Drawings A typical layer name showing the required data fields only. Note that only the mandatory discipline character is shown, creating a Level 1 Discipline Designator. A - W A L L

1.4 DISCIPLINE DESIGNATOR, LEVEL 2


The optional second character is used to further define the discipline character. As an example, the Level 2 Discipline Designators for Architectural are shown: Designator Description A typical layer name showing the required data fields only.

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A AD AE AF AG AI AS AJ AK

Architectural Architectural Demolition Architectural Elements Architectural Finishes Architectural Graphics Architectural Interiors Architectural Site User Defined User Defined

Note that the mandatory Level 1 discipline character is supplemented by the optional discipline modifier to create a Level 2 Discipline Designator. A D - W A L L

For a complete list of Discipline Designators see CLG Appendix A - List of Discipline Designators, Major and Minor Groups, and Status Fields, CLG section 4.1 and UDS Appendix A - Discipline Designators, UDS section 1.6.

1.5 MAJOR GROUP


The major group is a four-character field that identifies a major A typical layer name showing the required data fields building system. The prescribed Major Group field codes (fouronly. The mandatory Major Group field is highlighted: character abbreviations) shown on the Layer List are logically grouped with specific discipline designators. However, any A - W A L L Major Group may be combined with any prescribed Discipline Designator, provided that the definition of the Major Group remains unchanged. Therefore, any reasonable combination of the prescribed Discipline Designators and Major Groups is permitted. NOTE: The NCS recognizes that there will be instances where user-defined Major Group field codes will be required. The NCS set of Major Group field codes is not intended to be all inclusive. There will be instances when project specific Major Groups will need to be created. In these cases Major Group field codes are allowed, however, they must contain four alphabetic and/or numeric characters and/or "~", and must be fully documented on the NCS Compliance Disclosure Statement for the project or identified as project specific in the standard supplement in which they are used. NOTE: For conceptual conformance to ISO 13567, Organization and Naming of Layers for CAD, the use of the Major Group "ANNO" is not permitted. See CLG Appendix C - Complying with NCS and ISO 13567, CLG section 6.0 for information about ISO conformance.

1.6 MINOR GROUP


This is an optional, four-character field to further define the Major Groups. For example, A-WALL-FULL denotes Architectural, Wall, Full-height. A second minor group may be used for still further delineation of the data contained on a layer. For example, A-WALL-FULL TEXT indicates Architectural, Wall, Full-height, Text. The prescribed Minor Group field codes (four-character abbreviations) shown on the Layer List are logically grouped with specific Major Groups. However, any Minor Group may be used to modify any Major Group, provided that the definition of A typical layer name showing one optional Minor Group field: A - W A L L - F U L L A typical layer name showing two optional Minor Group fields: A - W A L L - F U L L - T E X T

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the Minor Group remains unchanged. Therefore, any reasonable combination of the prescribed Major and Minor Groups is permitted. NOTE: User-defined Minor Group field codes are permitted. They must contain four alphabetic and/or numeric characters and/or "~", and must be fully documented on the NCS Compliance Disclosure Statement for the project on which they are used. NOTE: For conceptual conformance to ISO 13567, Organization and Naming of Layers for CAD, the use of certain Minor Group field codes is restricted. See CLG Appendix C - Complying with NCS and ISO 13567, CLG section 6.0 for information about ISO conformance.

1.7 STATUS (PHASE)


The status field is an optional single-character field that distinguishes the data contained on the layer according to the status of the work or the construction phase. The prescribed field codes for this field are as follows: STATUS FIELD CODES A D E F M N T X 1-9 Abandoned Existing to demolish Existing to remain Future work Items to be moved New work Temporary work Not in contract Phase numbers A typical layer name showing the location of the optional Status field: A - W A L L - F U L L - T E X T - N

NOTE: For conceptual conformance to ISO 13567, Organization and Naming of Layers for CAD, this field may be used to denote either "Status" OR "Phase," but not BOTH. See CLG Appendix C - Complying with NCS and ISO 13567, CLG section 6.0 for information about ISO conformance.

2.0 Drawing View Layer List


2.1 DRAWING VIEW FIELD CODES
The Drawing View field codes are specialized codes for layers that are organized primarily by drawing type, rather than by major building system. The field codes DETL, ELEV, and SECT may also be used as Minor Group field codes to modify a major building system. For data sets that are organized by drawing type, an optional alphanumeric Minor Group field code, ANNN, is prescribed to further distinguish drawings within a single CAD file. This Minor Group may be used ONLY to modify the prescribed Drawing View Major Groups; it may not be used to modify any other Major Group. The format of ANNN is also prescribed. It must consist of a single alphabetic character followed by a three-digit number between 001 and 999. The definition of ANNN is not prescribed; it must be defined by the user. The definition must be documented on the NCS Compliance Disclosure Statement for the project on which it is used. The Minor Group field codes IDEN, MBND, MCUT, OTLN, and PATT may be used to modify any Major or Minor Group in the Layer List. The definitions of these prescribed field codes cannot be changed. See CLG Sections 1.5 and 1.6 for rules and options governing the use of field codes.

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2.2 DRAWING VIEW LAYER NAMES


Layer Name Description

-DETL -ELEV -SECT --ANNN --ANNN-IDEN

Detail Elevation Section Drawing View Major Group: optional number (A = letter, NNN = number between 001 and 999) Drawing View Major Group: optional number: identification tags

--ANNN-MBND Drawing View Major Group: optional number: material beyond cut --ANNN-MCUT Drawing View Major Group: optional number: material cut by the view

--ANNN-OTLN Drawing View Major Group: optional number: outline --ANNN-PATT Drawing View Major Group: optional number: textures and hatch patterns

3.0 Annotation Layer List


3.1 ANNOTATION FIELD CODES
Annotation consists of text, dimensions, notes, sheet borders, detail references and other elements on CAD drawings that do not represent physical aspects of a building. Use of the Major Group ANNO allows all annotation to be placed in a defined group of layers. The Layer Names shown below provide examples for the use of Minor Group field codes for annotation. These Minor Groups may be used to modify any Major or Minor Group in the Layer List. See CLG Sections 1.5 and 1.6 for complete rules and options governing the use of Major and Minor Group field codes.

3.2 ANNOTATION LAYER NAMES


Layer Name Description

-ANNO --BRNG --DIMS --IDEN --KEYN --LABL --LEGN --LOGO --MARK --MATC

Annotation Bearings and distance labels (survey coordinates) Dimensions Identification tags Keynotes Labels Legends, symbol keys Company logo Markers, break marks, leaders Match lines

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--NOTE --NPLT --PROS --RDME --REDL --REFR --REVC --REVS --SCHD --STMP --SYMB --TABL --TEXT --TITL --TTLB

Notes Non-plotting graphic information Date/Time/File name stamp Read-me layer (not plotted) Redlines Reference, external files Revision clouds Revision indicators and text Schedules Professional stamps Reference symbols Data tables Text Drawing or detail titles Border and title block

4.0 Appendix A - List of Discipline Designators, Major and Minor Groups, and Status Fields
The CLG states that "any Major Group may be combined with any prescribed Discipline Designator, provided that the definition of the Major Group remains unchanged" and "any Minor Group may be used to modify any Major Group, provided that the definition of the Minor Group remains unchanged." Therefore the following alphabetical list of all Discipline Designators, Major and Minor Groups, and Status Fields regardless of discipline has been compiled for easy reference. 4.1 Discipline Designators 4.2 Major Groups 4.3 Minor Groups 4.4 Status Fields
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4.1 DISCIPLINE DESIGNATORS


Designator Description

A AD AE AF AG AI AJ AK AS B

Architectural Architectural Demolition Architectural Elements Architectural Finishes Architectural Graphics Architectural Interiors User Defined User Defined Architectural Site Geotechnical

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BJ BK C CD CG CI CJ CK CN CP CS CT CU D DA DC DD DE DG DI DJ DK DL DM DO DP DQ DR DS DV DW DX DY E ED EI EJ EK EL

User Defined User Defined Civil Civil Demolition Civil Grading Civil Improvements User Defined User Defined Civil Nodes Civil Paving Civil Site Civil Transportation Civil Utilities Process Process Airs Process Chemicals Process Demolition Process Electrical Process Gases Process Instrumentation User Defined User Defined Process Liquids Process HPM Gases Process Oils Process Piping Process Equipment Process Drains and Reclaims Process Site Process Vacuum Process Waters Process Exhaust Process Slurry Electrical Electrical Demolition Electrical Instrumentation User Defined User Defined Electrical Lighting

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EP ES ET EY F FA FJ FK FX G GC GI GJ GK GR H HA HC HJ HK HL HP HR I ID IF IG IJ IK IN L LD LG LI LJ LK LL LP LR

Electrical Power Electrical Site Electrical Telecommunications Electrical Auxiliary Systems Fire Protection Fire Detection and Alarm User Defined User Defined Fire Suppression General General Contractual General Informational User Defined User Defined General Resource Hazardous Materials Hazardous Materials Asbestos Hazardous Materials Chemicals User Defined User Defined Hazardous Materials Lead Hazardous Materials PCB Hazardous Materials Refrigerants Interior Interior Demolition Interior Furnishings Interior Graphics User Defined User Defined Interior Design Landscape Landscape Demolition Landscape Grading Landscape Irrigation User Defined User Defined Landscape Lighting Landscape Planting Landscape Relocation

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LS M MD MH MI MJ MK MP MS O OJ OK P PD PJ PK PL PP PQ PS Q QA QB QC QD QE QF QH QJ QK QL QM QP QR QS QT QV QY R

Landscape Site Mechanical Mechanical Demolition Mechanical HVAC Mechanical Instrumentation User Defined User Defined Mechanical Piping Mechanical Site Operations User Defined User Defined Plumbing Plumbing Demolition User Defined User Defined Plumbing Plumbing Piping Plumbing Equipment Plumbing Site Equipment Equipment Athletic Equipment Bank Equipment Dry Cleaning Equipment Detention Equipment Educational Equipment Food service Equipment Hospital User Defined User Defined Equipment Laboratory Equipment Maintenance Equipment Parking Lot Equipment Retail Equipment Site Equipment Theatrical Equipment Video / Photographic Equipment Security Resource

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RA RC RE RJ RK RM RR RS S SB SD SF SJ SK SS T TA TC TI TJ TK TM TN TT TY V VA VC VF VI VJ VK VN VS VU W WC WD WI

Resource Architectural Resource Civil Resource Electrical User Defined User Defined Resource Mechanical Resource Real Estate Resource Structural Structural Structural Substructure Structural Demolition Structural Framing User Defined User Defined Structural Site Telecommunications Telecommunications Audio Visual Telecommunications Clock and Program Telecommunications Intercom User Defined User Defined Telecommunications Monitoring Telecommunications Data Networks Telecommunications Telephone Telecommunications Security Survey / Mapping Survey / Mapping Aerial Survey / Mapping Computated Points Survey / Mapping Field Survey / Mapping Digital User Defined User Defined Survey / Mapping Node Points Survey / Mapping Staked Points Survey / Mapping Combined Utilities Distributed Energy Distributed Energy Civil Distributed Energy Demolition Distributed Energy Interconnection

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WJ WK WP WS WT WY X XJ XK Z ZJ ZK

User Defined User Defined Distributed Energy Power Distributed Energy Structural Distributed Energy Telecommunications Distributed Energy Auxiliary Systems Other Disciplines User Defined User Defined Contractor/Shop Drawings User Defined User Defined

4.2 MAJOR GROUPS


Major Group Layer Name Description

ACCS ACID AERI AFFF AFLD AIR~ ALGN ALRM ANNO AREA AUXL BARR BCST BEAM BELL BLDG BLIN BNDY BORE BRCG BRDG BRIN

Access Acid waste systems Aerial Survey Aqueous film-forming foam system Airfields Air Alignment Alarm system Annotation Area Auxiliary systems Barrier Broadcast related system (radio or TV) Beams Bell system Buildings and primary structures Baseline Political boundaries Borings Bracing Bridge Brine systems

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BRKL BRLN BZNA CABL CATH CATV CCTV CEME CHAN CHEM CHIM CLNG CLOK CMPA CMPR CNDW CO2S CODE COLS COMM CONT CONV CRPT CSWK CTRL CWTR DATA DECK DETL DFLD DIAG DICT DOMW DOOR DRAN DRIV DTCH DUAL DUST

Break / fault lines Building restriction line Buffer zone area Cable systems Cathodic Protection System Cable television system Closed-circuit television system Cemetery Navigable channels Chemical Chimneys and stacks Ceiling Clock system Compressed / processed air systems Computer Condenser water systems CO2 system Code compliance plan Columns Communications Controls and instrumentation Conveying systems Carpet / carpet tiles Casework Control points Chilled water systems Data / LAN system Deck Detail Drain fields Diagrams Dictation system Domestic water systems Doors Drains Driveways Ditches or washes Dual temperature systems Dust and fume collection systems

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ELEC ELEV ELHT EMCS ENER EQPM EROS ESMT EVAC EXHS FENC FIRE FLHA FLOR FNDN FNSH FRAM FSTN FUEL FUME FURN GAS~ GATE GLAZ GLYC GRID GRLN GRND HALN HWTR HVAC HYDR IGAS INGR INST INTC IRRG JNTS JOIS

Electrical system, telecom plan Elevation Electric heat Energy monitoring control system Energy management systems Equipment Erosion and sediment control Easements Evacuation plan Exhaust system Fences Fire protection Flood hazard area Floor Foundation Finishes Braced frame or moment frame Fasteners and connections Fuel systems Fume hood Furnishings Gas Gate Glazing Glycol systems Grids Grade line Ground system Halon Hot water heating system HVAC systems Hydraulic structure Inert gas Ingrants Instrumentation system Intercom / PA systems Irrigation Joints Joists

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LAND LEGN LEVE LGAS LIQD LITE LNTL LOCN LTNG MACH MAJQ MDGS MILL MINQ MKUP MNTG MPIP NGAS NODE NURS OBST OIL~ OTGR PADS PERC PGNG PHON PIPE PLAN PLAT PLNT POND POWR PRKG PROC PROJ PROP PROT PRTN

Land Legend, symbols keys Levee Laboratory gas systems Liquid Lighting Lintels Limits of construction Lightning protection system Machine shop Major equipment Medical gas systems Millwork Minor equipment Make-up air systems Mounting system Miscellaneous piping systems Natural gas systems Node Nurse call system Obstructions Oil Outgrants Pads Perc testing Paging system Telephone system Piping Key Plan (Floor Plan) Platform Plant and landscape material Ponds Power Parking lots Process systems Projector system Property Fire protection system Partitions

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PVMD PVMT RAIL RAIR RCOV REFG RIGG RIVR ROAD ROOF RRAP RUNW RWAY SECT SERT SGHT SIGN SITE SLAB SLUR SMOK SOIL SOUN SPCL SPFX SPKL SSWR STEM STIF STRM STRS SURV SWLK TEST TILE TINN TOPO TRAL TRAN

Photovoltaic modules Pavement Railroad Relief air systems Energy recovery systems Refrigeration systems Rigging / automation systems River Roadways Roof Riprap Runway Right-of-way Section Security system Sight distance Sign Site features Slab Slurry Smoke extraction systems Soils Sound system Special systems Entertainment special effects system Sprinkler Sanitary sewer Steam system Stiffener Storm sewer Stairs Survey Sidewalks Test equipment Tile Triangulated irregular network Topographic feature Trails or paths Transmission system

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TRUS TVAN TVVS UNID UTIL VACU VIDO WALL WATR WETL WIND WWAY

Trusses Television antenna system Television and video system Unidentified site objects Utilities Vacuum Entertainment projection systems Walls Water supply Wetlands Wind powered Waterway

4.3 MINOR GROUPS


Minor Group Layer Name Description

025Y 04FT 050Y 06FT 100Y 200Y AA~~ ABLT ABOV ABUT ACCS ACFU ACTL ACNF AGGR AIR~ ALOC ALRM ALUM AMEX AMW~

25-year mark Four feet high 50-year mark Six feet high 100-year mark 200-year mark Agitation air-system Anchor bolts Above Abutment Access Fused ac Aerial horizontal and vertical control points Unfused ac Exposed aggregate Air Allocation Alarm Aluminum Ammonia exhaust-system Ammonia waste-system

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ANNN ANNO ANOD AR~~ ARB~ ARC~ AREX ASPH BA~~ BACK BAFL BARR BASN BBAC BEDS BENT BFW~ BKRS BLBD BLDG BLIN BMRK BNDY BOLD BORO BOT1 BOT2 BOTB BOTM BOXD BOXS BRCK BRDG BRGX BRKL BRNG BROW BRSH

Optional number (A = letter, NNN = number between 001 and 999) Annotation Sacrificial anode Argon-system Argon bulk-system Regenerative caustic-system Arsenic exhaust-system Asphalt Breathable air-system Back Baffle block and splash pad Barrier Stilling and settling basin Battery backup Perennial and annual beds Top of bent Boiler feed water-system Breakers Boiler blow down piping Building points Baseline Benchmarks Boundary Bold lines Borough Bottom group 1 Bottom group 2 Bottom of bank Bottom Mixing box, dual duct Mixing box, single duct Brick Bridge Bridging Break lines Bearings and distance labels Brush row points Brush points

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BUOY BUSH BUSS BUSW BUT~ BWTR C~~~ CA~~ CABL CAIR CARS CATV CAVI CBOX CD~~ CDA~ CDFF CHIM CIPR CIRC CITY CLAS CLDA CLG~ CLHD CLNG CLV~ CLW~ CMTL CMUW CMW~ CNDS CNDT CNMB CNTE CNTJ CNTR CNTY COAX

Buoy Bushes and shrubs Bus duct Busways Butane-system Breakwater Caustic-system Compressed air-system Cable Compressed air Cars and other vehicles Cable television Cavity Combiner box Condensate drain-system Clean dry air-system Ceiling diffusers Chimney Culvert inlet protection Circuits City Classifications Cold air Chlorine gas-system Ceiling heads Ceiling Chlorine vacuum-system Concentrated lead waste-system Corrugated metal Concrete masonry unit Concentrated metals waste-system Condensate piping Diversionary/bypass conduit/culvert Circuit numbers Construction entrance Construction joint Center County Coax cable

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COFF CONC CONI CONS CORP COVR CPIP CRIT CRKT CSTG CSWK CTLA CTLJ CTNR CUPW CURB CURR CURT CURV CURW CUSW CV~~ DACL DAM~ DASP DATA DCFU DCNF DDIV DECK DEPR DEV~ DEVC DFEE DIAG DIMS DIR~ DIRC DIS~

Coffer dam Concrete Coniferous trees Conservation Corporation Coverage Cold water piping Critical Crickets Construction/Grading Casework Controlled access Control joint Container or planter Copper plating waste-system Curb Impress current Curtain Curve Copper rinse waste-system Copper slurry waste-system Chemical vacuum-system De-Authorized channel limits, anchorages, etc. Dam Description attributes for survey points Data Fused dc Unfused dc Drainage divides Deck Depression Developer-system Devices Disposed fee Diagrams Dimensions De-Ionized water return-system DI reclaim-system De-Ionized water supply-system

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DISC DIWP DLPH DLW~ DMPR DOCK DOOR DRAN DRIP DRIV DRNS DSCO DTCH DUCT DVDK DVDR EASP EDGE EDGR EFAN EG~~ EGW~ ELEC ELEV EMER ENCL ENGR EPDU EPIP EQPM EQUI ERTH ESMT EV~~ EVGR EVTR EWAT EXHS EXIT

Discharge DI polishing loop-system Dolphin Dilute waste-system Fire, smoke, volume damper Decks, docks, floats, piers Equipment doors Drainage slope indications Drip irrigation tubing Driveway points Drains Disconnect switches Ditches or washes Ductwork Diversion dike Thin dividers Elevation attributes for survey points Edge Planting bed edger Equipment with electric fans Ethylene glycol-system Ethylene glycol waste-system Electrical Elevation Emergency Equipment enclosures Engineering Information Equipment with piping, ductwork and electricity Equipment with piping and electricity Equipment Equipotential Earth Easement Equipment vacuum-system Evergreen trees-broadleaf Elevator cars and equipment Edge of water Exhaust air Exit

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EXPJ EXTI EXTR FACE FALT FDPL FDTA FEE~ FEED FENC FEND FIBR FILE FILL FINE FIRE FISH FIXD FIXT FLDR FLLW FLNE FLOR FLOW FLPL FLUM FLYS FNSH FORC FREE FRMG FTNG FTPT FULL FURN FW~~ GAGE GCVR GENF

Expansion joint Extinguishers Exterior Face Fault/break lines Flood plain Field data Fee Feeders Fences Fender Fiber optics cable File cabinets Fill and cover material Fine lines Fire protection Fish ladder/passage Fixed Fixtures Floor drains Flow Fire lane Floor Flowline Flagpole Flume Fly station Finishes Force main Freestanding Framing Footings Area footprints Full-height Furnishings Fire water-system Gauge Ground cover General features

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GGEP GLAZ GNDW GPRP GRAL GRBM GRID GRIL GRND GRTG GRVL H2~~ H2O2 HCDA HCL~ HDIR HDIS HDLN HDRC HE~~ HEAD HF~~ HFW~ HIDD HOLE HORZ HOSE HOTA HPDR HPDS HPIP HPN2 HPO2 HRAL HRDW HSSS HTCH HTEX HV~~

Gas general piping Glazing Ground water Gas process piping Guard rail Grade beams Grid Grilles Ground Grating Gravel Hydrogen-system Hydrogen peroxide-system High pressure clean dry air-system Hydrochloric acid-system Hot DI return-system Hot DI supply-system Hidden line Hot DI reclaim-system Helium-system Door and window headers Hydrofluoric acid-system Hydrofluoric waste-system Objects or lines hidden from view Holes Horizontal Hoses Hot air High pH DI return-system High pH DI supply-system Hot water/high-pressure piping High purity nitrogen-system High purity oxygen-system Handrails/guard rails Hardware Hollow structural steel Hatch Heat exhaust-system House vacuum-system

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HVA~ HVAC HVPT HWAL HYDT IA~~ ICW~ IDEN INEG INPR INST INTK INTR IPA~ IW~~ JACK JAMB JBOX JNTC JNTE KEYN LABL LADD LATL LCHE LDTA LEAS LEGN LEVL LFEE LICN LIMI LINE LINK LMTA LO~~ LOGO LONG LOWR

Arsenic house vacuum-system HVAC systems Horizontal/vertical Headwall Hydrants and connections Instrument air-system Industrial city water-system Identification tags Ingress/egress Inlet protection Instrumentation Intake Interior Isopropyl alcohol-system Industrial waste-system Jacks Door and window jambs Junction box Control joint Expansion joint Keynotes Labels Ladders and ladder assemblies Lateral line Leak check helium-system Laboratory data Lease Legend, symbol keys Level changes Disposed less than fee License Limit of earthwork Lines Chain link Limited access Lube oil-system Company logo Longitudinal Lower

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LPG~ LPIP LQPG LSCP LTRL MAIN MAJR MARK MATC MBND MCUT MEDM MESH METL MHOL MINR MISC MKUP MLCH MNTG MOOR MOVE MPIP MRKG MRKR MSNW MULT MVNG MW~~ N2~~ N2O~ NAID NATL NFEE NG~~ NGAS NITG NOTE NOVR

Liquid petroleum gas-system Low-pressure piping Liquid petroleum gas Landscape Lateral pipe Mainline Major Markers, break marks, leaders Match lines Material beyond cut Material cut by the view Medium lines Mesh or wire Metal Manhole Minor Miscellaneous Make-up water Mulches-organic and inorganic Mounting system Mooring Movable Medium-pressure piping Pavement markings Marker Masonry Multi-conductor cable Moving/Suspended Metals waste-system Nitrogen-system Nitrous oxide-system Navigation aids National Non-fee Natural gas-system Natural gas line Nitrogen Notes Non-overflow structure

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NOXG NPLT NPW~ NPWR NSBR O2~~ OA~~ OBJT OCCP ODFF OFA~ OFST OGEP OIW~ OLW~ OPNG OPNX OPRP OSW~ OTHD OTLN OVHD OXYG PA~~ PADM PADS PALM PANL PASP PATT PAVR PCAP PCST PCWR PCWS PENE PENS PEQP PERI

Nitrous oxide Non-plotting graphic information Non-potable water-system Non-potable water reuse-system Noise barrier Oxygen-system Outside air-system Objects Occupant or employee names Other diffusers Oil-free air-system Offset zones Oil general piping Organic industrial waste-system Organic liquid waste-system Openings Opening indication Oil process piping Organic solvent waste-system Other heads Outline Overhead Pure O2 Plant air-system Pad-mounted Pads Palm trees Panels Point number attributes for survey points Texture or hatch patterns Unit pavers Pile caps Pre-cast concrete Cooling water return-system Cooling water supply-system Penetrations Penstock Process equipment Perimeter

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PERM PHON PHOS PHRC PIER PILE PIPE PLAY PLNT PLYW PMIT PNHS PNLS PNPT POCC POI~ POLE POLM POND POOL POST PPIP PRCH PRCL PRHT PRIM PRKG PRO~ PROF PROS PROV PRPT PRVC PSW~ PV~~ PVMT PW~~ QTRS RAIS

Permanent Telephone line Phosphoric acid-system Phosphoric acid reclaim-system Drilled piers Piles Piping Play structures Plants Plywood Permit Penthouse System panels Panel points Point of common coupling Point of interconnection Poles Pole-mounted Retention pond Pools and spas Posts Process piping Porch Parcels Partial-height Primary Parking Propane-system Profile Date/time/file name stamp Province Parapet Privacy Photo solvent waste-system Vacuum-system Pavement Potable water-system Quarter section Raised

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RAMP RATE RBAR RCON RDFF RDGE RDME REDL REFR RER~ RETN REVC REVS RFDR RFEQ RISR RO~~ ROAD ROCK ROOF ROR~ RPIP RRAP RSCH RSRV RTWL RWAY SAIR SATD SAUD SBCK SBST SCEX SCHD SCOM SCTL SDAT SDD~ SDFF

Accessible ramp Ratings Reinforcing bar Reinforced concrete Return air diffusers Roof ridges Read-me layer (not plotted) Redlines Reference, external files Solvent-system Return Revision clouds Revision indicators and text Roof drains Rooftop equipment Risers Reverse osmosis water-system Roadway Large rocks and rock outcroppings Roof Reverse osmosis reject water-system Recirculation piping Riprap Sketch line round or oval duct Reservation Retaining wall Right-of-way Scavenge air Satillite dishes Audio signal Setback lines Substations Scrubber exhaust-system Schedules Communications signal Control signal Data signal Scrubber duct drains-system Supply diffusers

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SDGA SDGV SEAT SECD SECT SEED SG~~ SGHT SHAD SHEA SHLF SIGN SILL SILT SIZE SKCH SKLT SLR~ SLS~ SLVE SLW~ SMIC SMOK SOUN SPCL SPKL SPLY SPOT SPRT SPWR SRFI SRGB SSCH SSLT SSWR SSYN STAN STAT STBY

Digital audio signal Digital video signal Seating Secondary Section Seeding areas Specialty gas-system Sight distance Shadow area Structural bearing or shear walls Wall-mounted shelving Signage Window sills Silt fence Ductwork size Sketch Skylight Slurry return-system Slurry supply-system Pipe sleeve Slurry waste-system Microphone signal Smoke detector/heat sensors Soundings Special/specialties Sprinklers Supply Spot elevations Sports fields Power signal RF signal RGB and component video signal Sketch line rectangular duct Super silt fence Sanitary sewer Sync signal Stationing State Standby

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STEL STEP STMP STOR STRC STRM STRP STRS SUBA SUBD SUBS SULF SULR SUPT SURF SUSP SVEX SVID SW~~ SWAY SWBD SWCH SWF~ SWLK SWMT SWNF SXTS SYMB TABL TAKE TANK TDIR TDIS TEES TEMP TEST TEXT THER TICK

Steel Steps Professional stamp Storage Structures Storm Sewer Striping Stair treads Cabinet sub-assemblies, drawer boxes Subdivision (interior) lines Sub-surface areas Sulfuric acid-system Sulfuric acid reclaim-system Support Surface areas Suspended elements Solvent exhaust-system Video signal Solvent waste-system Spillway Switchboards Switches Solvent waste flammable-system Sidewalks Storm water management Solvent waste non-flammable-system Sixteenth section Reference symbols Data tables Taking lines Storage tanks Tempered DI return-system Tempered DI supply-system Main tees Temporary Test stations Text Thermostats Tick marks

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TITL TMAH TOP~ TOP1 TOP2 TOPB TOWR TPIT TPTN TRAC TRAK TRAL TRAV TRAY TREE TROW TSHP TTLB TURF TW~~ UCPT UCTR UN2~ UGND UPPR UPRW UPS~ UPVD UPW~ URAC UTIL V~~~ VACU VALV VEGE VENR VENT VERT VIEW

Drawing or detail titles TMAH-system Top Top group 1 Top group 2 Top of bank Towers Test pits Toilet partitions Tract lines Track Trail or path Transverse Cabletray and wireways Trees Tree row Town or township Border and titleblock Lawn areas Tempered water-system Under-carpet wiring Under counter Utility nitrogen-system Underground Upper Ultra-pure recycle water-system Uninterruptible power supply Unpaved surface Ultra-pure water-system Under-floor raceways Utility lines Vent-system Vacuum Valves Trees, shrubs, and other vegetation Veneer Vents Vertical Triangulation view

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VINE VN2~ VOID W2XS WALL WAR~ WATR WDWK WEIR WELL WHIT WIRE WKSF WOOD XFMR XTRU YELO ZONE

Vines Venturi nitrogen-system Void regions Dimension lumber Wall Weld argon-system Water supply Architectural woodwork Pool weir Well White paint Wiring Worksurface Wood Transformers Extrusion Yellow paint Zoning

4.4 STATUS FIELDS


Codes Description

A D E F M N T X 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Abandoned Existing to demolish Existing to remain Future work Items to be moved New work Temporary work Not in contract Phase number 1 Phase number 2 Phase number 3 Phase number 4 Phase number 5 Phase number 6 Phase number 7 Phase number 8

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Phase number 9

5.0 Appendix B - Common Layer Lists by Discipline


The following lists of layers present the most commonly used layers for each discipline. The definitive list of Discipline Designators, Major and Minor Groups, and Status Fields is in CLG Appendix A - List of Discipline Designators, Major and Minor Groups, and Status Fields, CLG section 4.0. 5.1 Architectural Layer List 5.2 Civil Layer List 5.3 Contractor/Shop Drawing Layer List 5.4 Electrical Layer List 5.5 Distributed Energy Layer List 5.6 Equipment Layer List 5.7 Fire Protection Layer List 5.8 General Layer List 5.9 Geotechnical Layer List 5.10 Hazardous Materials Layer List 5.11 Interiors Layer List 5.12 Landscape Layer List 5.13 Mechanical Layer List 5.14 Operations Layer List 5.15 Plumbing Layer List 5.16 Process Layer List 5.17 Resource Layer List 5.18 Structural Layer List 5.19 Survey/Mapping Layer List 5.20 Telecommunications Layer List 5.21 Other Disciplines Layer List

5.1 ARCHITECTURAL LAYER LIST

Architectural Field Codes


The Layer Names shown below provide examples for the use of Major and Minor Group field codes for this discipline. See CLG Sections 1.5 and 1.6 for complete rules and options governing the use of Major and Minor Group field codes.

Architectural Discipline Designators


Designator Description

A AD AE AF AG AI AS AJ AK

Architectural Architectural Demolition Architectural Elements Architectural Finishes Architectural Graphics Architectural Interiors Architectural Site User Defined User Defined

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Architectural Layer List


Layer Name Description

A-AREA A-AREA-OCCP A-BARR A-BARR-AIR~ A-CLNG A-CLNG-ACCS A-CLNG-GRID A-CLNG-OPNG A-CLNG-SUSP A-CLNG-TEES A-COLS A-CONV A-DOOR A-DOOR-FULL A-DOOR-PRHT A-EQPM A-EQPM-ACCS A-EQPM-FIXD A-EQPM-OVHD A-FLOR A-FLOR-CSWK A-FLOR-EVTR A-FLOR-FIXT A-FLOR-HRAL A-FLOR-LEVL A-FLOR-OTLN A-FLOR-OVHD A-FLOR-RAIS A-FLOR-RISR A-FLOR-SIGN A-FLOR-SPCL A-FLOR-STRS A-FLOR-TPTN A-FLOR-WDWK A-FURN

Area Area: occupant or employee names Barrier Barrier: air Ceiling Ceiling: access Ceiling: grid Ceiling: openings Ceiling: suspended elements Ceiling: main tees Columns Conveying systems Doors Doors: full-height (swing and leaf) Doors: partial-height (swing and leaf) Equipment Equipment: access Equipment: fixed Equipment: overhead Floor Floor: casework Floor: elevator cars and equipment Floor: fixtures (plumbing) Floor: handrails/guard rails Floor: level changes (ramps, pits, depressions) Floor: outline Floor: overhead Floor: raised Floor: risers Floor: signage Floor: specialties (toilet room accessories, display cases) Floor: stair treads (escalators, ladders) Floor: toilet partitions Floor: architectural woodwork Furnishings

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A-FURN-FILE A-FURN-FIXD A-FURN-FREE A-FURN-PLNT A-FURN-PNLS A-FURN-SEAT A-FURN-STOR A-FURN-WKSF A-GLAZ A-GLAZ-FULL A-GLAZ-PRHT A-GLAZ-SILL A-HVAC A-HVAC-RDFF A-HVAC-SDFF A-LITE A-ROOF A-ROOF-HRAL A-ROOF-LEVL A-ROOF-OTLN A-ROOF-RISR A-ROOF-STRS A-WALL A-WALL-CAVI A-WALL-CNTR A-WALL-CURT A-WALL-FIRE A-WALL-FULL A-WALL-FULL-EXTR A-WALL-FULL-INTR A-WALL-HEAD A-WALL-JAMB A-WALL-MESH A-WALL-MOVE A-WALL-PATT A-WALL-PRHT

Furnishings: file cabinets Furnishings: fixed Furnishings: freestanding Furnishings: plants Furnishings: system panels Furnishings: seating Furnishings: storage (component system) Furnishings: work surface (component system) Glazing Glazing: full-height Glazing: partial-height Glazing: window sills HVAC systems HVAC systems: return air diffusers HVAC systems: supply diffusers Lighting Roof Roof: handrails/guard rails Roof: level changes Roof: outline Roof: risers Roof: stair treads (ladders) Walls Walls: cavity Walls: center Walls: curtain Walls: fire protection Walls: full-height Walls: full-height: exterior Walls: full-height: interior Walls: door and window headers Walls: door and window jambs Walls: mesh or wire Walls: moveable Walls: texture and hatch patterns Walls: partial-height

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5.2 CIVIL LAYER LIST

Civil Field Codes


The Layer Names shown below provide examples for the use of Major and Minor Group field codes for this discipline. See CLG Sections 1.5 and 1.6 for complete rules and options governing the use of Major and Minor Group field codes. The Civil Discipline is defined as a project or a portion of a project that is usually contained within a single property boundary.

Civil Discipline Designators


Designator Description

C CD CG CI CN CP CS CT CU CJ CK

Civil Civil Demolition Civil Grading Civil Improvements Civil Nodes Civil Paving Civil Site Civil Transportation Civil Utilities User Defined User Defined

Civil Layer List


Layer Name Description

C-AFLD C-AFLD-ASPH C-AFLD-CNTR C-AFLD-CONC C-AFLD-FLNE C-AFLD-FLNE-MRKG C-AFLD-FLNE-SIGN C-AFLD-GRVL C-AFLD-MRKG C-AFLD-SIGN C-AFLD-STAN

Airfields Airfields: asphalt Airfields: center Airfields: concrete Airfields: fire lane Airfields: fire lane: pavement markings Airfields: fire lane: signage Airfields: gravel Airfields: pavement markings Airfields: signage Airfields: stationing

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C-AFLD-WHIT C-AFLD-WHIT-TICK C-AFLD-YELO C-AFLD-YELO-TICK C-BLDG C-BLDG-DECK C-BLDG-OTLN C-BLDG-OVHD C-BLDG-PRCH C-BLIN C-BLIN-STAN C-BORE C-BRDG C-BRDG-CNTJ C-BRDG-CNTR C-BRDG-DECK C-BRDG-EXPJ C-BRDG-FALT C-BRDG-HIDD C-BRDG-OBJT C-BRDG-OBJT-PRIM C-BRDG-OBJT-SECD C-BRDG-RBAR C-CATV C-CATV-OVHD C-CATV-POLE C-CATV-UGND C-CEME C-CHAN C-CHAN-BWTR C-CHAN-CNTR C-CHAN-DACL C-CHAN-DOCK C-CHAN-NAID C-COMM C-COMM-OVHD C-COMM-POLE

Airfields: white paint Airfields: white paint: tick marks Airfields: yellow paint Airfields: yellow paint: tick marks Buildings and primary structures Buildings and primary structures: deck (attached, no roof overhead) Buildings and primary structures: outline Buildings and primary structures: overhead Buildings and primary structures: porch (attached, roof overhead) Baseline Baseline: stationing Borings Bridge Bridge: construction joint Bridge: center Bridge: deck Bridge: expansion joint Bridge: fault/break line Bridge: objects or lines hidden from view Bridge: objects Bridge: objects: primary Bridge: objects: secondary Bridge: reinforcing bar Cable television system Cable television system: overhead Cable television system: pole Cable television system: underground Cemetery Navigable channels Navigable channels: breakwater Navigable channels: center Navigable channels: de-authorized channel limits, anchorages, etc. Navigable channels: decks, docks, floats, piers Navigable channels: navigation aids Communications Communications: overhead Communications: pole

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C- COMM-UGND C-CTRL C-CTR L-BMRK C-CTRL-FLYS C-CTRL-GRID C-CTRL-HORZ C-CTRL-HVPT C-CTRL-PNPT C-CTRL-TRAV C-CTRL-VERT C-DFLD C-DFLD-OTLN C-DFLD-PROF C-DRIV C-DRIV-ASPH C-DRIV-CNTR C-DRIV-CONC C-DRIV-CURB C-DRIV-CURB-BACK C-DRIV-CURB-FACE C-DRIV-FLNE C-DRIV-FLNE-MRKG C-DRIV-FLNE-SIGN C-DRIV-GRVL C-DRIV-MRKG C-DRIV-SIGN C-DRI V-UPVD C-DRIV-WHIT C-DRIV-WHIT-TICK C-DRIV-YELO C-DRIV-YELO-TICK C-DTCH C-DTCH-BOTM C-DTCH-CNTR C-DTCH-EWAT C-DTCH-TOP~ C-EROS C-EROS-CIPR C-EROS-CNTE

Communications: underground Control points Control points: benchmarks Control points: fly station Control points: grid Control points: horizontal Control points: horizontal/vertical Control points: panel points Control points: transverse Control points: vertical Drain fields Drain fields: outline Drain fields: profile Driveways Driveways: asphalt Driveways: center Driveways: concrete Driveways: curb Driveways: curb: back Driveways: curb: face Driveways: fire lane Driveways: fire lane: pavement markings Driveways: fire lane: signage Driveways: gravel Driveways: pavement markings Driveways: signage Driveways: unpaved surface Driveways: white paint Driveways: white paint: tick marks Driveways: yellow paint Driveways: yellow paint: tick marks Ditches or washes Ditches or washes: bottom Ditches or washes: center Ditches or washes: edge of water Ditches or washes: top Erosion and sediment control Erosion and sediment control: culvert inlet protection Erosion and sediment control: construction entrance

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C-EROS-DDIV C-EROS-DVDK C-EROS-INPR C-EROS-SILT C-EROS-SSLT C-ESMT C-ESMT-ACCS C-ESMT-CATV C-ESMT-CONS C-ESMT-CSTG C-ESMT-ELEC C-ESMT-FDPL C-ESMT-INEG C-ESMT-LSCP C-ESMT-NGAS C-ESMT-PHON C-ESMT-ROAD C-ESMT-ROAD-PERM C-ESMT-ROAD-TEMP C-ESMT-RWAY C-ESMT-SGHT C-ESMT-SSWR C-ESMT-STRM C-ESMT-SWMT C-ESMT-TRAL C-ESMT-UTIL C-ESMT-WATR C-FENC C-FENC-GRAL C-FENC-POST C -FENC-STEL C-FENC-WOOD C-FIRE C-FIRE-HYDT C-FIRE-PIPE C-FIRE-UGND C-FLHA C-FLHA-025Y C-FLHA-050Y

Erosion and sediment control: drainage divides Erosion and sediment control: diversion dike Erosion and sediment control: inlet protection Erosion and sediment control: silt fence Erosion and sediment control: super silt fence Easements Easements: access (pedestrian only; private access) Easements: utility - cable television system Easements: conservation Easements: construction/grading Easements: electrical Easements: flood plain Easements: ingress/egress (vehicles; private access) Easements: landscape Easements: natural gas line Easements: telephone line Easements: roadway Easements: roadway: permanent Easements: roadway: temporary Easements: right-of-way (public access) Easements: sight distance Easements: sanitary sewer Easements: storm sewer Easements: storm water management Easements: trail or path (public access) Easements: utility lines Easements: water supply Fences Fences: guard rail Fences: posts Fences: steel (barbed wire and/or chain link) Fences: wood Fire protection Fire protection: hydrants and connections Fire protection: piping Fire protection: underground Flood hazard area Flood hazard area: 25 year mark Flood hazard area: 50 year mark

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C-FLHA-100Y C-FLHA-200Y C-FUEL C-FUEL-EQPM C-FUEL-INST C-FUEL-MHOL C-FUEL-PIPE C-FUEL-TANK C-FUEL-UGND C-HYDR C-HYDR-BAFL C-HYDR-BASN C-HYDR-CNDT C-HYDR-COFF C-HYDR-DAM~ C-HYDR-FISH C-HYDR-FLUM C-HYDR-INTK C-HYDR-NOVR C-HYDR-PENS C-LOCN C-NGAS C-NGAS-EQPM C-NGAS-INST C-NGAS-MHOL C-NGAS-PIPE C-NGAS-TANK C-NGAS-UGND C-PERC C-PERC-HOLE C-POND C-POND-EDGE C-POND-SWAY C-POND-TOPB C-POWR C-POWR-FENC C-POWR-INST C-POWR-MHOL C-POWR-OVHD

Flood hazard area: 100 year mark Flood hazard area: 200 year mark Fuel systems Fuel systems: equipment (pumps, motors) Fuel systems: instrumentation (meters, valves, etc.) Fuel systems: manhole Fuel systems: piping Fuel systems: storage tanks Fuel systems: underground Hydraulic structure Hydraulic structure: baffle block and splash pad Hydraulic structure: stilling and settling basins Hydraulic structure: diversion/bypass conduits/culvers Hydraulic structure: coffer dam Hydraulic structure: dam Hydraulic structure: fish ladder/passage Hydraulic structure: flume Hydraulic structure: intake Hydraulic structure: non-overflow structure Hydraulic structure: penstock Limits of construction Natural gas systems Natural gas systems: equipment (pumps, motors) Natural gas systems: instrumentation (meters, valves, etc.) Natural gas systems: manhole Natural gas systems: piping Natural gas systems: storage tanks Natural gas systems: underground Perc testing Perc testing: holes Ponds Ponds: edge Ponds: spillway Ponds: top of bank Power Power: fences Power: instrumentation (meters, transformers) Power: manhole Power: overhead

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C-POWR-POLE C-POWR-STRC C-POWR-UGND C-PRKG C-PRKG-ASPH C-PRKG-CARS C-PRKG-CONC C-PRKG-CURB C-PRKG-CURB-BACK C-PRKG-CURB-FACE C-PRKG-DRAN C-PRKG-FIXT C-PRKG-FLNE C-PRKG-FLNE-MRKG C-PRKG-FLNE-SIGN C-PRKG-GRVL C-PRKG-MRKG C-PRKG-SIGN C-PRKG-STRP C-PRKG-UPVD C-PRKG-WHIT C-PRKG-WHIT-TICK C-PRKG-YELO C-PRKG-YELO-TICK C-PROP C-PROP-LINE C-PROP-SBCK C-PVMT C-PVMT-ASPH C-PVMT-CONC C-PVMT-GRVL C-RAIL C-RAIL-CNTR C-RAIL-EQPM C-RAIL-TRAK C-RIVR C-RIVR-BOTM C-RIVR-CNTR C-RIVR-EDGE

Power: pole Power: structures Power: underground Parking lots Parking lots: asphalt Parking lots: cars and other vehicles Parking lots: concrete Parking lots: curb Parking lots: curb: back Parking lots: curb: face Parking lots: drainage slope indications Parking lots: fixtures (wheel stops, parking meters, etc.) Parking lots: fire lane Parking lots: fire lane: pavement markings Parking lots: fire lane: signage Parking lots: gravel Parking lots: pavement markings Parking lots: signage Parking lots: striping Parking lots: unpaved surface Parking lots: white paint Parking lots: white paint: tick marks Parking lots: yellow paint Parking lots: yellow paint: tick marks Property Property: lines Property: setback lines Pavement Pavement: asphalt Pavement: concrete Pavement: gravel Railroad Railroad: center Railroad: equipment (gates, signals, etc.) Railroad: track River River: bottom River: center River: edge

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C-RIVR-TOPB C-ROAD C-ROAD-ASPH C-ROAD-CNTR C-ROAD-CONC C-ROAD-CURB C-ROAD-CURB-BACK C-ROAD-CURB-FACE C-ROAD-FLNE C-ROAD-FLNE-MRKG C-ROAD-FLNE-SIGN C-ROAD-GRVL C-ROAD-MRKG C-ROAD-PROF C-ROAD-SIGN C-ROAD-STAN C-ROAD-UPVD C-ROAD-WHIT C-ROAD-WHIT-TICK C-ROAD-YELO C-ROAD-YELO-TICK C-RRAP C-SGHT C-SGHT-PROF C-SOIL C-SSWR C-SSWR-DIAG C-SSWR-FORC C-SSWR-LATL C-SSWR-MHOL C-SSWR-PIPE C-SSWR-PIPE-RCON C-SSWR-PIPE-STEL C-SSWR-PROF C-SSWR-STAN C-SSWR-STRC C-SSWR-UGND C-STEM C-STEM-INST

River: top of bank Roadways Roadways: asphalt Roadways: center Roadways: concrete Roadways: curb Roadways: curb: back Roadways: curb: face Roadways: fire lane Roadways: fire lane: pavement markings Roadways: fire lane: signage Roadways: gravel Roadways: pavement markings Roadways: profile Roadways: signage Roadways: stationing Roadways: unpaved surface Roadways: white paint Roadways: white paint: tick marks Roadways: yellow paint Roadways: yellow paint: tick marks Riprap Sight distance Sight distance: profile Soils Sanitary sewer Sanitary sewer: diagrams Sanitary sewer: force main Sanitary sewer: lateral line Sanitary sewer: manhole Sanitary sewer: piping Sanitary sewer: piping: reinforced concrete Sanitary sewer: piping: steel Sanitary sewer: profile Sanitary sewer: stationing Sanitary sewer: structures Sanitary sewer: underground Steam system Steam system: instrumentation (meters, valves, etc.)

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C-STEM-MHOL C-STEM-PIPE C-STEM-STRC C-STEM-UGND C-STRM C-STRM-CNTR C-STRM-DIAG C-STRM-HWAL C-STRM-MHOL C-STRM-PIPE C-STRM-PIPE-CMTL C-STRM-PIPE-RCON C-STRM-PROF C-STRM-STAN C-STRM-STRC C-STRM-UGND C-SWLK C-SWLK-ASPH C-SWLK-CONC C-TINN C-TINN-BNDY C-TINN-FALT C-TINN-VIEW C-TINN-VOID C-TOPO C-TOPO-DEPR C-TOPO-MAJR C-TOPO-MINR C-TOPO-SPOT C-TOPO-TPIT C-TRAL C-TRAL-ASPH C-TRAL-CONC C-TRAL-GRVL C-TRAL-MRKG C-TRAL-SIGN C-TRAL-UPVD C-WALL C-WALL-CTLJ

Steam system: manhole Steam system: piping Steam system: structures Steam system: underground Storm sewer Storm sewer: center Storm sewer: diagrams Storm sewer: headwall Storm sewer: manhole Storm sewer: piping Storm sewer: piping: corrugated metal Storm sewer: piping: reinforced concrete Storm sewer: profile Storm sewer: stationing Storm sewer: structures Storm sewer: underground Sidewalks Sidewalks: asphalt Sidewalks: concrete Triangulated irregular network Triangulated irregular network: boundary Triangulated irregular network: fault/break lines Triangulated irregular network: triangulation view Triangulated irregular network: void regions Topographic feature Topographic feature: depression Topographic feature: major (contours) Topographic feature: minor (contours) Topographic feature: spot elevations Topographic feature: test pits Trails or paths Trails or paths: asphalt Trails or paths: concrete Trails or paths: gravel Trails or paths: pavement markings Trails or paths: signage Trails or paths: unpaved surface Walls Walls: control joint

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C-WALL-NSBR C-WALL-RTWL C-WALL-SHEA C-WATR C-WATR-DIAG C-WATR-INST C-WATR-PIPE C-WATR-PROF C-WATR-STAN C-WATR-STRC C-WATR-UGND C-WATR-WELL C-WETL C-WWAY C-WWAY-DLPH C-WWAY-FEND C-WWAY-MOOR

Walls: noise barrier Walls: retaining wall Walls: structural bearing or shear walls Water supply Water supply: diagrams Water supply: instrumentation (meters, valves, etc.) Water supply: piping Water supply: profile Water supply: stationing Water supply: structures Water supply: underground Water supply: well Wetlands Waterway Waterway: dolphin Waterway: fender Waterway: mooring

5.3 CONTRACTOR/SHOP DRAWING LAYER LIST


Contractor/Shop Drawing Field Codes
The Layer Names shown below provide examples for the use of Major and Minor Group field codes for this discipline. See CLG Sections 1.5 and 1.6 for complete rules and options governing the use of Major and Minor Group field codes.

Contractor/Shop Drawing Discipline Designators


Designator Description

Z ZJ ZK

Contractor/Shop Drawings User Defined User Defined

Contractor/Shop Drawing Layer List


Layer Name Description

No layer names have been prescribed for this discipline.

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5.4 ELECTRICAL LAYER LIST


Electrical Field Codes
The Layer Names shown below provide examples for the use of Major and Minor Group field codes for this discipline. See CLG Sections 1.5 and 1.6 for complete rules and options governing the use of Major and Minor Group field codes. Designator Description

ED EI EL EP ES ET EY EJ EK

Electrical Demolition Electrical Instrumentation Electrical Lighting Electrical Power Electrical Site Electrical Telecommunications Electrical Auxiliary Systems User Defined User Defined

Electrical Layer List


Layer Name Description

E-ALRM E-AREA E-AREA-OFST E-AREA-SHAD E-AUXL E-BELL E-CABL E-CABL-COAX E-CABL-FIBR E-CABL-MULT E-CABL-TRAY E-CATH E-CATH-ANOD E-CATH-CURR E-CATH-TEST E-CCTV E-CLOK

Alarm system Area Area: offset zones Area: shade zones Auxiliary systems Bell system Cable systems Cable systems: coax cable Cable systems: fiber optics cable Cable systems: multi-conductor cable Cable systems: cabletray and wireways Cathodic protection system Cathodic protection system: sacrificial anode Cathodic protection system: impress current Cathodic protection system: test stations Closed-circuit television system Clock system

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E-CLOK-CIRC E-CLOK-CLNG E-CLOK-CNMB E-CLOK-EQPM E-CLOK-FLOR E-CLOK-WALL E-COMM E-COMM-CIRC E-COMM-CLNG E-COMM-CNMB E-COMM-EQPM E-COMM-WALL E-CONT E-CONT DEVC E-CONT-WIRE E-DATA E-DATA-CIRC E-DATA-CLNG E-DATA-CNMB E-DATA-EQPM E-DATA-FLOR E-DATA-WALL E-DIAG E-DIAG-BKRS E-DIAG-BUSS E-DIAG-ENCL E-DIAG-EQPM E-DIAG-FEED E-DIAG-FLOR E-DIAG-GRND E-DIAG-SWCH E-DIAG-XFMR E-DICT E-DICT-CIRC E-DICT-CLNG E-DICT-CNMB E-DICT-EQPM E-DICT-WALL E-FIRE

Clock system: circuits Clock system: ceiling Clock system: circuit number Clock system: equipment Clock system: floor Clock system: wall Communications Communications: circuits Communications: ceiling Communications: circuit number Communications: equipment Communications: wall Controls and instrumentation Controls and instrumentation: devices Controls and instrumentation: wiring Data/LAN system Data/LAN system: circuits Data/LAN system: ceiling Data/LAN system: circuit number Data/LAN system: equipment Data/LAN system: floor Data/LAN system: wall Diagrams Diagrams: breakers Diagrams: bus duct Diagrams: equipment enclosures Diagrams: equipment Diagrams: feeders Diagrams: floor Diagrams: ground Diagrams: switches Diagrams: transformers Dictation system Dictation system: circuits Dictation system: ceiling Dictation system: circuit number Dictation system: equipment Dictation system: wall Fire protection

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E-FIRE-BARR E-FIRE-CIRC E-FIRE-CLNG E-FIRE-CNMB E-FIRE-EQPM E-FIRE-WALL E-GRND E-GRND-CIRC E-GRND-CLNG E-GRND-CNMB E-GRND-DIAG E-GRND-EQPM E-GRND-EQUI E-GRND-WALL E-INST E-INST-CIRC E-INST-CLNG E-INST-CNMB E-INST-EQPM E-INST-WALL E-INTC E-LITE E-LITE-CIRC E-LITE-CIRC-CRIT E-LITE-CIRC-EMER E-LITE-CLNG E-LITE-CLNG-CRIT E-LITE-CLNG-EMER E-LITE-CLNG-EXIT E-LITE-CNMB E-LITE-CNMB-CRIT E-LITE-CNMB-EMER E-LITE-EMER E-LITE-EQPM E-LITE-EQPM-CRIT E-LITE-EQPM-EMER E-LITE-EXIT E-LITE-EXTR E-LITE-FLOR

Fire protection: barrier Fire protection: circuits Fire protection: ceiling Fire protection: circuit number Fire protection: equipment Fire protection: wall Ground system Ground system: circuits Ground system: ceiling Ground system: circuit number Ground system: diagrams Ground system: equipment Ground system: equipotential Ground system: wall Instrumentation system Instrumentation system: circuits Instrumentation system: ceiling Instrumentation system: circuit number Instrumentation system: equipment Instrumentation system: wall Intercom/PA systems Lighting Lighting: circuits Lighting: circuits: critical Lighting: circuits: emergency Lighting: ceiling Lighting: ceiling: critical Lighting: ceiling: emergency Lighting: ceiling: exit Lighting: circuit number Lighting: circuit number: critical Lighting: circuit number: emergency Lighting: emergency Lighting: equipment Lighting: equipment: critical Lighting: equipment: emergency Lighting: exit Lighting: exterior Lighting: floor

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E-LITE-JBOX E-LITE-OTLN E-LITE-ROOF E-LITE-SPCL E-LITE-SWCH E-LITE-SWCH-CRIT E-LITE-SWCH-EMER E-LITE-WALL E-LITE-WALL-CRIT E-LITE-WALL-EMER E-LITE-WALL-EXIT E-LTNG E-LTNG-CIRC E-LTNG-CLNG E-LTNG-CNMB E-LTNG-EQPM E-LTNG-WALL E-MNTG E-NURS E-NURS-CIRC E-NURS-CLNG E-NURS-CNMB E-NURS-EQPM E-NURS-FLOR E-NURS-WALL E-OBST E-PGNG E-POWR E-POWR-BUSW E-POWR-CABL E-POWR-CBOX E-POWR-CBOX-FTPT E-POWR-CIRC E-POWR-CIRC-CRIT E-POWR-CLNG E-POWR-CLNG-CRIT E-POWR-CNDT E-POWR-CNMB E-POWR-CNMB-CRIT

Lighting: junction box Lighting: outline Lighting: roof Lighting: special Lighting: switches Lighting: switches: critical Lighting: switches: emergency Lighting: wall Lighting: wall: critical Lighting: wall: emergency Lighting: wall: exit Lightning protection system Lightning protection system: circuits Lightning protection system: ceiling Lightning protection system: circuit number Lightning protection system: equipment Lightning protection system: wall Mounting system Nurse call system Nurse call system: circuits Nurse call system: ceiling Nurse call system: circuit number Nurse call system: equipment Nurse call system: floor Nurse call system: wall Obstructions Paging system Power Power: busways Power: cable systems Power: combiner box Power: combiner box: area footprints Power: circuits Power: circuits: critical Power: ceiling Power: ceiling: critical Power: conduit Power: circuit number Power: circuit number: critical

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E-POWR-DEVC E-POWR-DSCO E-POWR-DSCO-ACFU E-POWR-DSCO-ACNF E-POWR-DSCO-DCFU E-POWR-DSCO-DCNF E-POWR-EQPM E-POWR-EQPM-CRIT E-POWR-EXTR E-POWR-FEED E-POWR-FLOR E-POWR-FLOR-CRIT E-POWR-JBOX E-POWR-PANL E-POWR-POCC E-POWR-POI~ E-POWR-ROOF E-POWR-SWBD E-POWR-UCPT E-POWR-URAC E-POWR-WALL E-POWR-WALL-CRIT E-POWR-XFMR-PADM E-POWR-XFMR-POLM E-PVMD E-SITE E-SITE-OVHD E-SITE-POLE E-SITE-UGND E-SOUN E-UTIL

Power: devices Power: disconnect switches Power: disconnect switches: fused ac Power: disconnect switches: unfused ac Power: disconnect switches: fused dc Power: disconnect switches: unfused dc Power: equipment Power: equipment: critical Power: exterior Power: feeders Power: floor Power: floor: critical Power: junction box Power: panels Power: point of common coupling Power: point of interconnection Power: roof Power: switchboards Power: under-carpet wiring Power: underfloor raceways Power: wall Power: wall: critical Power: transformers: pad-mounted Power: transformers: pole-mounted Photovoltaic modules Site features Site features: overhead Site features: pole Site features: underground Sound system Utilities

5.5 DISTRIBUTED ENERGY LAYER LIST


Distributed Energy Field Codes
The Layer Names shown below provide examples for the use of Major and Minor Group field codes for this discipline. See CLG Sections 1.5 and 1.6 for complete rules and options governing the use of Major and Minor Group field codes.

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Distributed Energy Discipline Designators


Designator Description

W WC WD WI WP WS WT WY WJ WK

Distributed Energy Distributed Energy Civil Distributed Energy Demolition Distributed Energy Interconnection Distributed Energy Power Distributed Energy Structural Distributed Energy Telecommunications Distributed Energy Auxiliary Systems User Defined User Defined

Distributed Energy Layer List


Layer Name Description

No layer names have been prescribed for this discipline.

5.6 EQUIPMENT LAYER LIST


Equipment Field Codes
The Layer Names shown below provide examples for the use of Major and Minor Group field codes for this discipline. See CLG Sections 1.5 and 1.6 for complete rules and options governing the use of Major and Minor Group field codes.

Equipment Discipline Designators


Designator Description

Q QA QB QC QD QE QF QH QL

Equipment Equipment Athletic Equipment Bank Equipment Dry Cleaning Equipment Detention Equipment Educational Equipment Food Service Equipment Hospital Equipment Laboratory

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QM QP QR QS QT QV QY QJ QK

Equipment Maintenance Equipment Parking Lot Equipment Retail Equipment Site Equipment Theatrical Equipment Video/Photographic Equipment Security User Defined User Defined

Equipment Layer List


Layer Name Description

Q-CMPR Q-CSWK Q-CSWK-DVDR Q-CSWK-EDGE Q-CSWK-ELEV Q-CSWK-FIXT Q-CSWK-FRMG Q-CSWK-FULL Q-CSWK-GLAZ Q-CSWK-GRND Q-CSWK-HRDW Q-CSWK-LOWR Q-CSWK-PATT Q-CSWK-SHLF Q-CSWK-SUBA Q-CSWK-UCTR Q-CSWK-UPPR Q-CSWK-WKSF Q-ELEV Q-ELEV-EQPM Q-ELEV-FIXT Q-ELEV-GLAZ Q-ELEV-HRDW Q-ELEV-OVHD Q-ELEV-PATT

Computer Casework Casework: thin dividers Casework: edge Casework: elevation Casework: fixtures (plumbing/service) Casework: structural framing Casework: full-height (cabinets/lockers) Casework: glazing Casework: ground Casework: hardware Casework: lower (cabinets) Casework: texture and hatch patterns Casework: wall mounted shelving Casework: cabinet sub-assemblies, drawer boxes Casework: undercounter (cabinets-for layout) Casework: upper (cabinets) Casework: work surface Elevation Elevation: equipment Elevation: fixtures (plumbing/service) Elevation: glazing Elevation: hardware Elevation: overhead Elevation: texture and hatch patterns

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Q-ELEV-STRC Q-EXHS Q-MAJQ Q-MAJQ-ACCS Q-MAJQ-ENGR Q-MAJQ-FIXD Q-MAJQ-MOVE Q-MAJQ-MVNG Q-MAJQ-OVHD Q-MAJQ-PATT Q-MAJQ-UCTR Q-MINQ Q-POWR Q-SPCL Q-SPCL-ACCS Q-SPCL-ENGR Q-SPCL-FIXD Q-SPCL-MOVE Q-SPCL-MVNG Q-SPCL-OVHD Q-SPCL-PATT Q-SPCL-UCTR

Elevation: structures (support components) Exhaust system Major equipment Major equipment: access Major equipment: engineering information Major equipment: fixed Major equipment: movable Major equipment: moving or suspended Major equipment: overhead Major equipment: texture and hatch patterns Major equipment: undercounter Minor equipment Power Special Special: access Special: engineering information Special: fixed Special: movable Special: moving or suspended Special: overhead Special: texture and hatch patterns Special: undercounter

5.7 FIRE PROTECTION LAYER LIST


Fire Protection Field Codes
The Layer Names shown below provide examples for the use of Major and Minor Group field codes for this discipline. See CLG Sections 1.5 and 1.6 for complete rules and options governing the use of Major and Minor Group field codes.

Fire Protection Discipline Designators


Designator Description

F FA FX FJ FK

Fire Protection Fire Detection and Alarm Fire Suppression User Defined User Defined

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Fire Protection Layer List


Layer Name Description

F-AFFF F-AFFF-EQPM F-AFFF-PIPE F-CO2S F-CO2S-EQPM F-CO2S-PIPE F-HALN F-HALN-EQPM F-HALN-PIPE F-IGAS F-IGAS-EQPM F-IGAS-PIPE F-PROT F-PROT-ALRM F-PROT-EQPM F-PROT-EXTI F-PROT-HOSE F-PROT-HYDT F-PROT-RATE F-PROT-RATE-DOOR F-PROT-RATE-WALL F-PROT-SMOK F-SPKL F-SPKL-C LHD F-SPKL-E QPM F-SPKL-O THD F-SPKL-PI PE

Aqueous film-forming foam system Aqueous film-forming foam system: equipment Aqueous film-forming foam system: piping CO2 system CO2 system: equipment CO2 system: piping Halon Halon: equipment Halon: piping Inert gas Inert gas: equipment Inert gas: piping Fire protection system Fire protection system: alarm Fire protection system: equipment Fire protection system: extinguishers Fire protection system: hoses Fire protection: hydrants and connections Fire protection system: ratings Fire protection system: ratings: doors Fire protection system: ratings: wall Fire protection system: smoke detector/heat sensors Sprinkler Sprinkler: ceiling heads Sprinkler: equipment Sprinkler: other heads Sprinkler: piping

5.8 GENERAL LAYER LIST


General Field Codes
The Layer Names shown below provide examples for the use of Major and Minor Group field codes for this discipline. See CLG Sections 1.5 and 1.6 for complete rules and options governing the use of Major and Minor Group field codes.

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General Discipline Designators


Designator Description

G GC GI GR GJ GK

General General Contractual General Informational General Resource User Defined User Defined

General Layer List


Layer Name Description

G-ACCS G-CODE G-EVAC G-FIRE G-PLAN G-SITE

Access Code compliance plan Evacuation plan Fire protection plan Key plan (floor plan) Key plan (site features)

5.9 GEOTECHNICAL LAYER LIST


Geotechnical Field Codes
The Layer Names shown below provide examples for the use of Major and Minor Group field codes for this discipline. See CLG Sections 1.5 and 1.6 for complete rules and options governing the use of Major and Minor Group field codes.

Geotechnical Discipline Designators


Designator Description

B BJ BK

Geotechnical User Defined User Defined

Geotechnical Layer List


Layer Name Description

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B-BORE B-BORE-FDTA B-BORE-HOLE B-BORE-LDTA B-DETL-ANNN B-DETL-ANNN-CONC B-DETL-ANNN-ERTH B-DETL-ANNN-FDTA B-DETL-ANNN-FILL B-DETL-ANNN-GENF B-DETL-ANNN-GNDW B-DETL-ANNN-LDTA B-DETL-ANNN-PVMT B-DETL-ANNN-SPCL B-DETL-ANNN-STRM B-DETL-ANNN-SUBS B-DETL-ANNN-SURF

Borings Borings: field data Borings: holes (perc) Borings: laboratory data Detail: optional number (A = letter, NNN = number between 001 and 999) Detail: optional number: concrete Detail: optional number: earth Detail: optional number: field data Detail: optional number: fill and cover material Detail: optional number: general features Detail: optional number: ground water Detail: optional number: laboratory data Detail: optional number: pavement Detail: optional number: special Detail: optional number: storm sewer Detail: optional number: sub-surface areas Detail: optional number: surface areas

5.10 HAZARDOUS MATERIALS LAYER LIST


Hazardous Materials Field Codes
The Layer Names shown below provide examples for the use of Major and Minor Group field codes for this discipline. See CLG Sections 1.5 and 1.6 for complete rules and options governing the use of Major and Minor Group field codes.

Hazardous Materials Discipline Designators


Designator Description

H HA HC HL HP HR HJ HK

Hazardous Materials Hazardous Materials Asbestos Hazardous Materials Chemicals Hazardous Materials Lead Hazardous Materials PCB Hazardous Materials Refrigerants User Defined User Defined

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Hazardous Materials Layer List


Layer Name Description

H-PLAN H-SITE

Key plan (floor plan) Key plan (site features)

5.11 INTERIORS LAYER LIST


Interiors Field Codes
The Layer Names shown below provide examples for the use of Major and Minor Group field codes for this discipline. See CLG Sections 1.5 and 1.6 for complete rules and options governing the use of Major and Minor Group field codes.

Interiors Discipline Designators


Designator Description

I ID IF IG IN IJ IK

Interior Interior Demolition Interior Furnishings Interior Graphics Interior Design User Defined User Defined

Interiors Layer List


Layer Name Description

I-AREA I-AREA-OCCP I-CLNG I-CLNG-ACCS I-CLNG-OPNG I-CLNG-SUSP I-CLNG-TEES I-COLS I-CRPT I-CSWK I-DOOR

Area Area: occupant or employee names Ceiling Ceiling: access Ceiling: openings Ceiling: suspended elements Ceiling: main tees Columns Carpet/carpet tile Casework Doors

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I-DOOR-FULL I-DOOR-PRHT I-EQPM I-EQPM-ACCS I-EQPM-FIXD I-EQPM-OVHD I-EQPM-STOR I-FLOR I-FLOR-EVTR I-FLOR-FIXT I-FLOR-HRAL I-FLOR-LEVL I-FLOR-OTLN I-FLOR-OVHD I-FLOR-RAIS I-FLOR-RISR I-FLOR-SIGN I-FLOR-SPCL I-FLOR-STRS I-FLOR-TPTN I-FLOR-WDWK I-FNSH I-FURN I-FURN-FILE I-FURN-FREE I-FURN-PLNT I-FURN-PNLS I-FURN-SEAT I-FURN-STOR I-FURN-WKSF I-GLAZ I-GLAZ-FULL I-GLAZ-PRHT I-GLAZ-SILL I-HVAC I-HVAC-RDFF I-HVAC-SDFF I-MILL

Doors: full-height Doors: partial-height Equipment Equipment: access Equipment: fixed Equipment: overhead Equipment: storage Floor Floor: elevator cars and equipment Floor: fixtures (plumbing) Floor: handrails/guard rails Floor: level changes (ramps, pits, depressions) Floor: outline Floor: overhead Floor: raised Floor: risers Floor: signage Floor: architectural specialties (toilet room accessories, display cases) Floor: stair treads (escalators, ladders) Floor: toilet partitions Floor: architectural woodwork Finishes Furnishings Furnishings: file cabinets Furnishings: freestanding Furnishings: plants Furnishings: system panels Furnishings: seating Furnishings: storage (component system) Furnishings: work surface (component system) Glazing Glazing: full-height Glazing: partial-height Glazing: window sills HVAC systems HVAC systems: return air diffusers HVAC systems: supply diffusers Millwork

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I-PRTN I-PRTN-FIRE I-PRTN-FULL I-PRTN-HEAD I-PRTN-JAMB I-PRTN-MOVE I-PRTN-PRHT I-TILE

Partitions Partitions: fire protection Partitions: full-height Partitions: door and window headers Partitions: door and window jambs Partitions: moveable Partitions: partial-height Tile

5.12 LANDSCAPE LAYER LIST


Landscape Field Codes
The Layer Names shown below provide examples for the use of Major and Minor Group field codes for this discipline. See CLG Sections 1.5 and 1.6 for complete rules and options governing the use of Major and Minor Group field codes.

Landscape Discipline Designators


Designator Description

L LD LG LI LL LP LR LS LJ LK

Landscape Landscape Demolition Landscape Grading Landscape Irrigation Landscape Lighting Landscape Planting Landscape Relocation Landscape Site User Defined User Defined

Landscape Layer List


Layer Name Description

L-FENC L-FENC-LINK L-FENC-LINK-04FT L-FENC-LINK-06FT L-FENC-PRVC L-FENC-WOOD

Fences Fences: chain link Fences: chain link: four feet high Fences chain link: six feet high Fences: privacy Fences: wood

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L-IRRG L-IRRG-COVR L-IRRG-DRIP L-IRRG-EQPM L-IRRG-LTRL L-IRRG-MAIN L-IRRG-PIPE L-IRRG-SLVE L-IRRG-SPKL L-IRRG-VALV L-PLNT L-PLNT-BEDS L-PLNT-BUSH L-PLNT-CONI L-PLNT-CTNR L-PLNT-EDGR L-PLNT-EVGR L-PLNT-GCVR L-PLNT-MLCH L-PLNT-PALM L-PLNT-PLNT L-PLNT-SEED L-PLNT-SHAD L-PLNT-TREE L-PLNT-TURF L-PLNT-VINE L-PVMT L-PVMT-ASPH L-PVMT-BRCK L-PVMT-CONC L-PVMT-CONC-AGGR L-PVMT-GRVL L-PVMT-JNTC L-PVMT-JNTE L-PVMT-PAVR L-PVMT-RAMP L-PVMT-STRS L-SITE L-SITE-BRDG

Irrigation Irrigation: coverage Irrigation: drip irrigation tubing Irrigation: equipment (pumps, valves, and controllers) Irrigation: lateral pipe Irrigation: mainline Irrigation: piping Irrigation: pipe sleeve Irrigation: sprinklers (rotors, heads) Irrigation: valves Plant and landscape material Plant and landscape material: perennial and annual beds Plant and landscape material: bushes and shrubs Plant and landscape material: coniferous trees Plant and landscape material: container or planter Plant and landscape material: planting bed edger Plant and landscape material: evergreen trees - broadleaf Plant and landscape material: ground cover Plant and landscape material: mulches - organic and inorganic Plant and landscape material: palm trees Plant and landscape material: plants Plant and landscape material: seeding areas Plant and landscape material: shadow area Plant and landscape material: trees Plant and landscape material: lawn areas Plant and landscape material: vines Pavement Pavement: asphalt Pavement: brick Pavement: concrete Pavement: concrete: exposed aggregate Pavement: gravel Pavement: control joint Pavement: expansion joint (for concrete only) Pavement: unit pavers Pavement: accessible ramp Pavement: stair treads Site features Site features: bridge (pedestrian)

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L-SITE-CURB L-SITE-CURB-BACK L-SITE-CURB-FACE L-SITE-DECK L-SITE-FURN L-SITE-PLAY L-SITE-PLAY-EQPM L-SITE-PLAY-ZONE L-SITE-POOL L-SITE-POOL-BACK L-SITE-POOL-FACE L-SITE-PRKG L-SITE-PRKG-STRP L-SITE-ROAD L-SITE-ROCK L-SITE-RRAP L-SITE-RTWL L-SITE-SPRT L-SITE-SPRT-EQPM L-SITE-SPRT-PERI L-SITE-STEP L-SITE-SWLK L-SITE-TRAL L-SITE-TRAL-ASPH L-SITE-TRAL-CONC L-SITE-TRAL-GRVL L-SITE-WALL L-SITE-WEIR L-TOPO L-TOPO-LIMI L-TOPO-SPOT

Site features: curb Site features: curb: back Site features: curb: face Site features: deck (wood, typ.) Site features: furnishings Site features: play structures Site features: play structures: equipment Site features: play structures: zoning Site features: pools and spas Site features: pools and spas: back of pool wall Site features: pools and spas: face of pool wall Site features: parking Site features : parking: striping Site features: edge of roadway line Site features: large rocks and rock outcroppings Site features: riprap Site features: retaining wall Site features: sports fields Site features: sports fields: equipment Site features: sports fields: perimeter Site features: steps Site features: sidewalks and steps Site features: trail or path Site features: trail or path: asphalt Site features: trail or path: concrete Site features: trail or path: gravel Site features: walls Site features: pool weir Topographic feature Topographic feature: limit of earthwork Topographic feature: spot elevations

5.13 MECHANICAL LAYER LIST


Mechanical Field Codes
The Layer Names shown below provide examples for the use of Major and Minor Group field codes for this discipline. See CLG Sections 1.5 and 1.6 for complete rules and options governing the use of Major and Minor Group field codes.

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Mechanical Discipline Designators


Designator Description

M MD MH MI MP MS MJ MK

Mechanical Mechanical Demolition Mechanical HVAC Mechanical Instrumentation Mechanical Piping Mechanical Site User Defined User Defined

Mechanical Layer List


Layer Name Description

M-BRIN M-BRIN-EQPM M-BRIN-PIPE M-CHIM M-CMPA M-CMPA-EQPM M-CMPA-PEQP M-CMPA-PIPE M-CMPA-PPIP M-CNDW M-CNDW-EQPM M-CNDW-PIPE M-CNDW-RETN M-CNDW-RETN-PIPE M-CNDW-RETN-SKCH M-CNDW-SPLY M-CNDW-SPLY-PIPE M-CNDW-SPLY-SKCH M-CONT M-CONT-THER M-CONT-WIRE M-CWTR

Brine systems Brine systems: equipment Brine systems: piping Chimneys and stacks Compressed/processed air systems Compressed/processed air systems: equipment Compressed/processed air systems: process equipment Compressed/processed air systems: piping Compressed/processed air systems: process piping Condenser water systems Condenser water systems: equipment Condenser water systems: piping Condenser water systems: return Condenser water systems: return: piping Condenser water systems: return: sketch Condenser water systems: supply Condenser water systems: supply: piping Condenser water systems: supply: sketch Controls and instrumentation Controls and instrumentation: thermostats Controls and instrumentation: wiring (low voltage) Chilled water systems

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M-CWTR-CNDS M-CWTR-EQPM M-CWTR-PIPE M-CWTR-RETN M-CWTR-RETN-PIPE M-CWTR-RETN-SKCH M-CWTR-SPLY M-CWTR-SPLY-PIPE M-CWTR-SPLY-SKCH M-DOMW M-DOMW-MKUP M-DUAL M-DUAL-RETN M-DUAL-RETN-PIPE M-DUAL-RETN-SKCH M-DUAL-SPLY M-DUAL-SPLY-PIPE M-DUAL-SPLY-SKCH M-DUST M-DUST-DUCT M-DUST-DUCT-CNTR M-DUST-EQPM M-ELHT M-ELHT-EQPM M-ENER M-ENER-EQPM M-ENER-WIRE M-EXHS M-EXHS-CDFF M-EXHS-DUCT M-EXHS-DUCT-CNTR M-EXHS-EQPM M-EXHS-RFEQ M-FLOR M-FLOR-PENE M-FUEL M-FUEL-EQPM M-FUEL-GGEP M-FUEL-GGEP-HPIP

Chilled water systems: condensate piping Chilled water systems: equipment Chilled water systems: piping Chilled water systems: return Chilled water systems: return: piping Chilled water systems: return: sketch Chilled water systems: supply Chilled water systems: supply: piping Chilled water systems: supply: sketch Domestic water systems Domestic water systems: make-up water Dual temperature systems Dual temperature systems: return Dual temperature systems: return: piping Dual temperature systems: return: sketch Dual temperature systems: supply Dual temperature systems: supply: piping Dual temperature systems: supply: sketch Dust and fume collection systems Dust and fume collection systems: ductwork Dust and fume collection systems: ductwork: center Dust and fume collection systems: equipment Electric heat Electric heat: equipment Energy management systems Energy management systems: equipment Energy management systems: wiring Exhaust system Exhaust system: ceiling diffusers Exhaust system: ductwork Exhaust system: ductwork: center Exhaust system: equipment Exhaust system: rooftop equipment Floor Floor: penetrations Fuel systems Fuel systems: equipment Fuel systems: gas general piping Fuel systems: gas general piping: high pressure piping

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M-FUEL-GGEP-LPIP M-FUEL-GGEP-LQPG M-FUEL-GGEP-MPIP M-FUEL-GPRP M-FUEL-OPRP M-FUEL-OGEP M-FUEL-OGEP-DISC M-FUEL-OGEP-FLLW M-FUEL-OGEP-GAGE M-FUEL-OGEP-RETN M-FUEL-OGEP-SPLY M-FUEL-OGEP-VENT M-FUME M-FUME-DUCT M-FUME-EQPM M-GLYC M-GLYC-RETN M-GLYC-RETN-PIPE M-GLYC-RETN-SKCH M-GLYC-SPLY M-GLYC-SPLY-PIPE M-GLYC-SPLY-SKCH M-HVAC M-HVAC-BOXD M-HVAC-BOXS M-HVAC-CDFF M-HVAC-CLDA M-HVAC-CLDA-DUCT M-HVAC-CLDA-EQPM M-HVAC-CLDA-RSCH M-HVAC-CLDA-SECT M-HVAC-CLDA-SIZE M-HVAC-CLDA-SSCH M-HVAC-DMPR M-HVAC-DOOR M-HVAC-EFAN M-HVAC-EPDU M-HVAC-EPIP

Fuel systems: gas general piping: low-pressure piping Fuel systems: gas general piping: liquid petroleum gas Fuel systems: gas general piping: medium-pressure piping Fuel systems: gas process piping Fuel systems: oil process piping Fuel systems: oil general piping Fuel systems: oil general piping: discharge Fuel systems: oil general piping: flow Fuel systems: oil general piping: gauge Fuel systems: oil general piping: return Fuel systems: oil general piping: supply Fuel systems: oil general piping: vents Fume hood Fume hood: ductwork Fume hood: equipment Glycol systems Glycol systems: return Glycol systems: return: piping Glycol systems: return: sketch Glycol systems: supply Glycol systems: supply: piping Glycol systems: supply: sketch HVAC systems HVAC systems: mixing box, dual duct HVAC systems: mixing box, single duct HVAC systems: ceiling diffusers HVAC systems: cold air HVAC systems: cold air: ductwork HVAC systems: cold air: equipment HVAC systems: cold air: sketch line round or oval duct HVAC systems: cold air: section HVAC systems: cold air: ductwork size HVAC systems: cold air: sketch line rectangular duct HVAC systems: fire, smoke, volume damper HVAC systems: equipment doors HVAC systems: equipment with electric fans HVAC systems: equipment with piping, ductwork and electricity HVAC systems: equipment with piping and electricity

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M-HVAC-EQPM M-HVAC-EXHS M-HVAC-EXHS-DUCT M-HVAC-EXHS-EQPM M-HVAC-EXHS-GRIL M-HVAC-EXHS-RSCH M-HVAC-EXHS-SECT M-HVAC-EXHS-SIZE M-HVAC-EXHS-SSCH M-HVAC-HOTA M-HVAC-HOTA-DUCT M-HVAC-HOTA-EQPM M-HVAC-HOTA-RSCH M-HVAC-HOTA-SECT M-HVAC-HOTA-SIZE M-HVAC-HOTA-SSCH M-HVAC-ODFF M-HVAC-PIPE M-HVAC-RDFF M-HVAC-RETN M-HVAC-RETN-CNTR M-HVAC-RETN-EQPM M-HVAC-RETN-RSCH M-HVAC-RETN-SECT M-HVAC-RETN-SIZE M-HVAC-RETN-SSCH M-HVAC-SDFF M-HVAC-SPLY M-HVAC-SPLY-CNTR M-HVAC-SPLY-EQPM M-HVAC-SPLY-RSCH M-HVAC-SPLY-SECT M-HVAC-SPLY-SIZE M-HVAC-SPLY-SSCH M-HWTR M-HWTR-EQPM M-HWTR-PIPE M-HWTR-RETN M-HWTR-RETN-PIPE

HVAC systems: equipment HVAC systems: exhaust air HVAC systems: exhaust air: ductwork HVAC systems: exhaust air: equipment HVAC systems: exhaust air: grilles HVAC systems: exhaust air: sketch line round or oval duct HVAC systems: exhaust air: section HVAC systems: exhaust air: ductwork size HVAC systems: exhaust air: sketch line rectangular duct HVAC systems: hot air HVAC systems: hot air: ductwork HVAC systems: hot air: equipment HVAC systems: hot air: sketch line round or oval duct HVAC systems: hot air: section HVAC systems: hot air: ductwork size HVAC systems: hot air: sketch line rectangular duct HVAC systems: other diffusers HVAC systems: piping HVAC systems: return air diffusers HVAC systems: return HVAC systems: return: center HVAC systems: return: equipment HVAC systems: return: sketch line round or oval duct HVAC systems: return: section HVAC systems: return: ductwork size HVAC systems: return: sketch line rectangular duct HVAC systems: supply diffusers HVAC systems: supply HVAC systems: supply: center HVAC systems: supply: equipment HVAC systems: supply: sketch line round or oval duct HVAC systems: supply: section HVAC systems: supply: ductwork size HVAC systems: supply: sketch line rectangular duct Hot water heating system Hot water heating system: equipment Hot water heating system: piping Hot water heating system: return Hot water heating system: return: piping

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M-HWTR-RETN: SKCH M-HWTR-SPLY M-HWTR-SPLY-PIPE M-HWTR-SPLY-SKCH M-LGAS M-LGAS-EQPM M-LGAS-PIPE M-MACH M-MDGS M-MDGS-CAIR M-MDGS-EQPM M-MDGS-NITG M-MDGS-NOXG M-MDGS-OXYG M-MDGS-PIPE M-MDGS-SAIR M-MDGS-VACU M-MKUP M-MKUP-CDFF M-MKUP-DUCT M-MKUP-EQPM M-MPIP M-MPIP-PIPE M-NGAS M-NGAS-EQPM M-NGAS-PIPE M-PROC M-PROC-EQPM M-PROC-PIPE M-RAIR M-RCOV M-RCOV-EQPM M-RCOV-PIPE M-REFG M-REFG-DISC M-REFG-EQPM M-REFG-PIPE M-REFG-RETN M-REFG-SPLY

Hot water heating system: return: sketch Hot water heating system: supply Hot water heating system: supply: piping Hot water heating system: supply: sketch Laboratory gas systems Laboratory gas systems: equipment Laboratory gas systems: piping Machine shop Medical gas systems Medical gas systems: compressed air Medical gas systems: equipment Medical gas systems: nitrogen Medical gas systems: nitrous oxide Medical gas systems: pure O2 Medical gas systems: piping Medical gas systems: scavenge air Medical gas systems: vacuum Make-up air systems Make-up air systems: ceiling diffusers Make-up air systems: ductwork Make-up air systems: equipment Miscellaneous piping systems Miscellaneous piping systems: piping Natural gas systems Natural gas systems: equipment Natural gas systems: piping Process systems Process systems: equipment Process systems: piping Relief air systems Energy recovery systems Energy recovery systems: equipment Energy recovery systems: piping Refrigeration systems Refrigeration systems: discharge Refrigeration systems: equipment Refrigeration systems: piping Refrigeration systems: return Refrigeration systems: supply

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M-ROOF M-ROOF-PENE M-SMOK M-SMOK-CDFF M-SMOK-DUCT M-SMOK-EQPM M-SPCL M-SPCL-EQPM M-SPCL-PIPE M-STEM M-STEM-BLBD M-STEM-BLBD-PIPE M-STEM-CNDS M-STEM-CNDS-SKCH M-STEM-EQPM M-STEM-HPIP M-STEM-HPIP-SKCH M-STEM-LPIP M-STEM-LPIP-SKCH M-STEM-MPIP M-STEM-MPIP-SKCH M-TEST M-WALL M-WALL-PENE

Roof Roof: penetrations Smoke extraction systems Smoke extraction systems: ceiling diffusers Smoke extraction systems: ductwork Smoke extraction systems: equipment Special systems Special systems: equipment Special systems: piping Steam system Steam system: boiler blow down piping Steam system: boiler blow down piping: piping Steam system: condensate piping Steam system: condensate piping: sketch Steam system: equipment Steam system: high-pressure piping Steam system: high-pressure piping: sketch Steam system: low-pressure piping Steam system: low-pressure piping: sketch Steam system: medium-pressure piping Steam system: medium-pressure piping: sketch Test equipment Wall Wall: penetrations

5.14 OPERATIONS LAYER LIST


Operations Field Codes
The Layer Names shown below provide examples for the use of Major and Minor Group field codes for this discipline. See CLG Sections 1.5 and 1.6 for complete rules and options governing the use of Major and Minor Group field codes.

Operations Discipline Designators


Designator Description

O OJ OK

Operations User Defined User Defined

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Operations Layer List


Layer Name Description

No layer names have been prescribed for this discipline.

5.15 PLUMBING LAYER LIST


Plumbing Field Codes
The Layer Names shown below provide examples for the use of Major and Minor Group field codes for this discipline. See CLG Sections 1.5 and 1.6 for complete rules and options governing the use of Major and Minor Group field codes.

Plumbing Discipline Designators


Designator Description

P PD PL PP PQ PS PJ PK

Plumbing Plumbing Demolition Plumbing Plumbing Piping Plumbing Equipment Plumbing Site User Defined User Defined

Plumbing Layer List


Layer Name Description

P-ACID P-ACID-EQPM P-ACID-PIPE P-ACID-VENT P-DOMW P-DOMW-CPIP P-DOMW-EQPM P-DOMW-HPIP P-DOMW-RISR P-DOMW-RPIP P-FLOR

Acid waste systems Acid waste systems: equipment Acid waste systems: piping Acid waste systems: vents Domestic water systems Domestic water systems: cold water piping Domestic water systems: equipment Domestic water systems: hot water piping Domestic water systems: risers Domestic water systems: recirculation piping Floor

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P-FLOR-PENE P-MDGS P-MDGS-CAIR P-MDGS-EQPM P-MDGS-NITG P-MDGS-NOXG P-MDGS-OXYG P-MDGS-PIPE P-MDGS-SAIR P-MDGS-VACU P-ROOF P-ROOF-PENE P-SSWR P-SSWR-EQPM P-SSWR-FIXT P-SSWR-FLDR P-SSWR-PIPE P-SSWR-RISR P-SSWR-VENT P-STRM P-STRM-PIPE P-STRM-RFDR P-STRM-RISR P-WALL P-WALL-PENE

Floor: penetrations Medical gas systems Medical gas systems: compressed air Medical gas systems: equipment Medical gas systems: nitrogen Medical gas systems: nitrous oxide Medical gas systems: pure O2 Medical gas systems: piping Medical gas systems: scavenge air Medical gas systems: vacuum Roof Roof: penetrations Sanitary sewer Sanitary sewer: equipment Sanitary sewer: fixtures Sanitary sewer: floor drains Sanitary sewer: piping Sanitary sewer: risers Sanitary sewer: vents Storm sewer Storm sewer: piping Storm sewer: roof drains Storm sewer: risers Wall Wall: penetrations

5.16 PROCESS LAYER LIST


Process Field Codes
The Layer Names shown below provide examples for the use of Major and Minor Group field codes for this discipline. See CLG Sections 1.5 and 1.6 for complete rules and options governing the use of Major and Minor Group field codes.

Process Discipline Designators


Designator Description

D DA DC

Process Process Airs Process Chemicals

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DD DE DG DI DL DM DO DP DQ DR DS DV DW DX DY DJ DK

Process Demolition Process Electrical Process Gases Process Instrumentation Process Liquids Process HPM Gases Process Oils Process Piping Process Equipment Process Drains and Reclaims Process Site Process Vacuum Process Waters Process Exhaust Process Slurry User Defined User Defined

Process Layer List


Layer Name Description

D-AIR~-AA~~ D-AIR~-BA~~ D-AIR~-CA~~ D-AIR~-CDA~ D-AIR~-HCDA D-AIR~-IA~~ D-AIR~-OA~~ D-AIR~-OFA~ D-AIR~-PA~~ D-AIR~-V~~~ D-CHEM-ARC~ D-CHEM-C~~~ D-CHEM-DEV~ D-CHEM-EG~~ D-CHEM-H2O2 D-CHEM-HCL~ D-CHEM-HF~~

Air: agitation air - system Air: breathable air - system Air: compressed air - system Air: clean dry air - system Air: high pressure clean dry air - system Air: instrument air - system Air: outside air - system Air: oil free air - system Air: plant air - system Air: vent - system Chemical: regenerative caustic - system Chemical: caustic - system Chemical: developer - system Chemical: ethylene glycol - system Chemical: hydrogen peroxide - system Chemical: hydrochloric acid - system Chemical: hydrofluoric acid - system

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D-CHEM-IPA~ D-CHEM-PHOS D-CHEM-RER~ D-CHEM-SULF D-CHEM-TMAH D-DETL-BOLD D-DETL-FINE D-DETL-MEDM D-DRAN-AMW~ D-DRAN-CD~~ D-DRAN-CLW~ D-DRAN-CMW~ D-DRAN-CUPW D-DRAN-CURW D-DRAN-CUSW D-DRAN-DIRC D-DRAN-DLW~ D-DRAN-EGW~ D-DRAN-HFW~ D-DRAN-IW~~ D-DRAN-MW~~ D-DRAN-NPWR D-DRAN-OIW~ D-DRAN-OLW~ D-DRAN-OSW~ D-DRAN-PHRC D-DRAN-PSW~ D-DRAN-SDD~ D-DRAN-SLW~ D-DRAN-SULF D-DRAN-SULR D-DRAN-SW~~ D-DRAN-SWF~ D-DRAN-SWNF D-EXHS-AMEX D-EXHS-AREX D-EXHS-HTEX D-EXHS-SCEX D-EXHS-SVEX

Chemical: isopropyl alcohol - system Chemical: phosphoric acid - system Chemical: solvent - system Chemical: sulfuric acid - system Chemical: tmah - system Detail: bold lines Detail: fine lines Detail: medium lines Drains: ammonia waste - system Drains: condensate drain - system Drains: concentrated lead waste - system Drains: concentrated metals waste - system Drains: copper plating waste - system Drains: copper rinse waste - system Drains: copper slurry waste - system Drains: DI reclaim - system Drains: dilute waste - system Drains: ethylene glycol waste - system Drains: hydrofluoric waste - system Drains: industrial waste - system Drains: metals waste - system Drains: non-potable water reuse - system Drains: organic industrial waste - system Drains: organic liquid waste - system Drains: organic solvent waste - system Drains: phosphoric acid reclaim - system Drains: photo solvent waste - system Drains: scrubber duct drains - system Drains: slurry waste - system Drains: sulfuric acid - system Drains: sulfuric acid reclaim - system Drains: solvent waste - system Drains: solvent waste flammable - system Drains: solvent waste non-flammable - system Exhaust: ammonia exhaust - system Exhaust: arsenic exhaust - system Exhaust: heat exhaust - system Exhaust: scrubber exhaust - system Exhaust: solvent exhaust - system

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D-GAS~-AR~~ D-GAS~-ARB~ D-GAS~-BUT~ D-GAS~-CLG~ D-GAS~-H2~~ D-GAS~-HE~~ D-GAS~-HPN2 D-GAS~-HPO2 D-GAS~-LCHE D-GAS~-N2~~ D-GAS~-N2O~ D-GAS~-NG~~ D-GAS~-O2~~ D-GAS~-PRO~ D-GAS~-SG~~ D-GAS~-UN2~ D-GAS~-VN2~ D-GAS~-WAR~ D-LIQD-LPG~ D-OIL~-LO~~ D-PIPE D-PIPE-CNTR D-PIPE-EQPM D-PIPE-HDLN D-PIPE-MISC D-PIPE-PATT D-PIPE-UGND D-SLUR-SLR~ D-SLUR-SLS~ D-VACU-CLV~ D-VACU-CV~~ D-VACU-EV~~ D-VACU-HV~~ D-VACU-HVA~ D-VACU-PV~~ D-WATR-BFW~ D-WATR-DIR~ D-WATR-DIS~ D-WATR-DIWP

Gas: argon - system Gas: argon bulk - system Gas: butane - system Gas: chlorine gas - system Gas: hydrogen - system Gas: helium - system Gas: high purity nitrogen - system Gas: high purity oxygen - system Gas: leak check helium - system Gas: nitrogen - system Gas: nitrous oxide - system Gas: natural gas - system Gas: oxygen - system Gas: propane - system Gas: specialty gas - system Gas: utility nitrogen - system Gas: venturi nitrogen - system Gas: weld argon - system Liquid: liquid petroleum gas - system Oil: lube oil - system Piping Piping: center Piping: equipment Piping: hidden line Piping: miscellaneous Piping: texture and hatch patterns Piping: underground Slurry: slurry return - system Slurry: slurry supply - system Vacuum: chlorine vacuum - system Vacuum: chemical vacuum - system Vacuum: equipment vacuum - system Vacuum: house vacuum - system Vacuum: arsenic house vacuum - system Vacuum: vacuum - system Water: boiler feed water - system Water: deionized water return - system Water: deionized water supply - system Water: DI polishing loop - system

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D-WATR-FW~~ D-WATR-HDIR D-WATR-HDIS D-WATR-HDRC D-WATR-HPDR D-WATR-HPDS D-WATR-ICW~ D-WATR-NPW~ D-WATR-PCWR D-WATR-PCWS D-WATR-PW~~ D-WATR-RO~~ D-WATR-ROR~ D-WATR-TDIR D-WATR-TDIS D-WATR-TW~~ D-WATR-UPRW D-WATR-UPW~

Water: fire water - system Water: hot DI return - system Water: hot DI supply - system Water: hot DI reclaim - system Water: high pH DI return - system Water: high pH DI supply - system Water: industrial city water - system Water: non-potable water - system Water: cooling water return - system Water: cooling water supply - system Water: potable water - system Water: reverse osmosis water - system Water: reverse osmosis reject water - system Water: tempered DI return - system Water: tempered DI supply - system Water: tempered water - system Water: ultra pure recycle water - system Water: ultra pure water - system

5.17 RESOURCE LAYER LIST


Resource Field Codes
The Layer Names shown below provide examples for the use of Major and Minor Group field codes for this discipline. See CLG Sections 1.5 and 1.6 for complete rules and options governing the use of Major and Minor Group field codes.

Resource Discipline Designators


Designator Description

R RA RC RE RM RR RS RJ RK

Resource Resource Architectural Resource Civil Resource Electrical Resource Mechanical Resource Real Esate Resource Structural User Defined User Defined

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Resource Layer List


ayer Name Description

R-INGR R-INGR-ESMT R-INGR-LEAS R-INGR- LICN R-INGR-PMIT R-INGR-RSRV R-LAND R-LAND-ALOC R-LAND-CLAS R-OTGR R-OTGR-LEAS R-OTGR-LICN R-OTGR-PMIT R-OTGR-RSRV R-PROP R-PROP-PRCL R-PROP-TAKE R-PROP-TAKE-ELEV R-PROP-TRAC R-PROP-TRAC-DFEE R-PROP-TRAC-FEE~ R-PROP-TRAC-LFEE R-PROP-TRAC-NFEE

Ingrants Ingrants: easement Ingrants: lease Ingrants: license Ingrants: permit Ingrants: reservation Land Land: allocation Land: classification Outgrants Outgrants: lease Outgrants: license Outgrants: permit Outgrants: reservation Property Property: parcels Property: taking lines Property: taking lines: elevations Property: tract lines Property: tract lines: disposed fee Property: tract lines: fee Property: tract lines: disposed less than fee Property: tract lines: non-fee

5.18 STRUCTURAL LAYER LIST


Structural Field Codes
The Layer Names shown below provide examples for the use of Major and Minor Group field codes for this discipline. See CLG Sections 1.5 and 1.6 for complete rules and options governing the use of Major and Minor Group field codes.

Structural Discipline Designators


Designator Description

Structural

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SB SD SF SS SJ SK

Structural Substructure Structural Demolition Structural Framing Structural Site User Defined User Defined

Structural Layer List


Layer Name Description

S-ALGN S-BEAM S-BEAM-ALUM S-BEAM-CONC S-BEAM-STEL S-BEAM-WOOD S-BRCG S-BRCG-ALUM S-BRCG-ALUM-HORZ S-BRCG-ALUM-VERT S-BRCG-METL S-BRCG-STEL S-BRCG-STEL-HORZ S-BRCG-STEL-VERT S-BRCG-WOOD S-BRCG-WOOD-HORZ S-BRCG-WOOD-VERT S-COLS S-COLS-ABLT S-COLS-ALUM S-COLS-CONC S-COLS-STEL S-COLS-WOOD S-DECK S-DECK-FLOR S-DECK-FLOR-OPNG S-DECK-ROOF S-DECK-ROOF-OPNG

Alignment Beams Beams: aluminum Beams: concrete Beams: steel Beams: wood Bracing Bracing: aluminum Bracing: aluminum: horizontal Bracing: aluminum: vertical Bracing: metal Bracing: steel Bracing: steel: horizontal Bracing: steel: vertical Bracing: wood Bracing: wood: horizontal Bracing: wood: vertical Columns Columns: anchor bolts Columns: aluminum Columns: concrete Columns: steel Columns: wood Deck Deck: floor Deck: floor: openings Deck: roof Deck: roof: openings

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S-DETL S-DETL-HSSS S-DETL-PLYW S-DETL-W2XS S-FNDN S-FNDN-FTNG S-FNDN-GRBM S-FNDN-PCAP S-FNDN-PIER S-FNDN-PILE S-FNDN-RBAR S-FNDN-RBAR-BOT1 S-FNDN-RBAR-BOT2 S-FNDN-RBAR-TOP1 S-FNDN-RBAR-TOP2 S-FRAM S-FSTN S-GATE S-GRID S-GRID-EXTR S-GRID-INTR S-GRLN S-GRLN-SURF S-GRTG S-GRTG-OVHD S-HYDR S-JNTS S-JNTS-CNTJ S-JNTS-CTLJ S-JNTS-EXPJ S-JOIS S-JOIS-BRGX S-LNTL S-PADS S-PADS-EQPM S-PLAT S-PLAT-FRMG S-PLAT-GRTG S-SIGN

Detail Detail: hollow structural steel Detail: plywood Detail: dimension lumber Foundation Foundation: footings Foundation: grade beams Foundation: pile caps Foundation: drilled piers Foundation: piles Foundation: reinforcing bar Foundation: reinforcing bar: bottom group 1 Foundation: reinforcing bar: bottom group 2 Foundation: reinforcing bar: top group 1 Foundation: reinforcing bar: top group 2 Braced frame or moment frame Fasteners and connections Gate Grids Grids: exterior Grids: interior Grade line Grade line: surface areas Grating Grating: overhead Hydraulic structure Joints Joints: construction joint Joints: control joint Joints: expansion joint Joists Joists: bridging Lintels Pads Pads: equipment Platform Platform: framing Platform: grating Sign

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S-SIGN-BOUY S-SIGN-FRMG S-SIGN-GAGE S-SIGN-TEXT S-SIGN-XTRU S-SLAB S-SLAB-CONC S-SLAB-EDGE S-SLAB-OPNG S-SLAB-OPNX S-SLAB-STEL S-SLAB-WOOD S-STIF S-STIF-LONG S-STIF-TRAV S-STRS S-STRS-LADD S-TRUS S-WALL S-WALL-ABOV S-WALL-CMUW S-WALL-CONC S-WALL-MSNW S-WALL-PCST S-WALL-SHEA S-WALL-STEL S-WALL-VENR S-WALL-WOOD

Sign: bouy Sign: framing Sign: gauge (staff) Sign: signage text Sign: extrusion Slab Slab: concrete Slab: edge Slab: openings (and depressions) Slab: opening indication ("x") Slab: steel Slab: wood Stiffener Stiffener: longitudinal Stiffener: transverse Stairs Stairs: ladders & ladder assemblies Trusses Walls Walls: above Walls: concrete masonry unit Walls: concrete Walls: masonry Walls: pre-cast concrete Walls: structural bearing or shear walls Walls: steel stud Walls: veneer Walls: wood

5.19 SURVEY/MAPPING LAYER LIST


Survey/Mapping Field Codes
The Layer Names shown below provide examples for the use of Major and Minor Group field codes for this discipline. See CLG Sections 1.5 and 1.6 for complete rules and options governing the use of Major and Minor Group field codes.

Survey/Mapping Discipline Designators


Designator Description

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V VA VC VF VI VN VS VU VJ VK

Survey/Mapping Survey/Mapping Aerial Survey/Mapping Computated Points Survey/Mapping Field Survey/Mapping Digital Survey/Mapping Node Points Survey/Mapping Staked Points Survey/Mapping Combined Utilities User Defined User Defined

Survey/Mapping Layer List


Layer Name Description

V-BLDG V-BLDG-DECK V-BLDG-OTLN V-BLDG-OVHD V-BLDG-PRCH V-BNDY V-BNDY-BORO V-BNDY-CITY V-BNDY-CNTY V-BNDY-CORP V-BNDY-NATL V-BNDY-PROV V-BNDY-STAT V-BNDY-TSHP V-BNDY-ZONE V-BORE V-BRDG V-BRDG-BENT V-BRDG-CNTR V-BRDG-CTLJ V-BRDG-DECK V-BRDG-GRAL V-BRKL

Buildings and primary structures Buildings and primary structures: deck (attached, no roof overhead) Buildings and primary structures: outline Buildings and primary structures: overhead Buildings and primary structures: porch (attached, roof overhead) Political boundaries Political boundaries: borough Political boundaries: city Political boundaries: county Political boundaries: corporation Political boundaries: national Political boundaries: province Political boundaries: state Political boundaries: town or township Political boundaries: zoning Borings Bridge Bridge: top of bent Bridge: center Bridge: control joint Bridge: deck Bridge: guard rail Break/fault lines

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V-BRKL-BOTB V-BRKL-FLOW V-BRKL-TOPB V-BRLN V-BZNA V-CHAN V-CHAN-BWTR V-CHAN-CNTR V-CHAN-DACL V-CHAN-DOCK V-CHAN-NAID V-COMM V-COMM-MHOL V-COMM-OVHD V-COMM-POLE V-COMM-UGND V-CTRL V-CTRL-BMRK V-CTRL-FLYS V-CTRL-GRID V-CTRL-HORZ V-CTRL-HVPT V-CTRL-PNPT V-CTRL-TRAV V-CTRL-VERT V-DRIV V-DRIV-ASPH V-DRIV-CNTR V-DRIV-CONC V-DRIV-CURB V-DRIV-FLNE V-DRIV-GRVL V-DRIV-MRKG V-DRIV-UPVD V-DTCH V-DTCH-BOTM V-DTCH-CNTR V-DTCH-EWAT

Break/fault lines: bottom of bank Break/fault lines: flowline (lowest point of ditch) Break/fault lines: top of bank Building restriction line Buffer zone area Navigable channels Navigable channels: breakwater Navigable channels: center Navigable channels: de-authorized channel limits, anchorages, etc. Navigable channels: decks, docks, floats, piers Navigable channels: navigation aids Communications Communications: manhole Communications: overhead Communications: pole Communications: underground Control points Control points: benchmarks Control points: fly station Control points: grid Control points: horizontal Control points: horizontal/vertical Control points: panel points Control points: transverse Control points: vertical Driveways Driveways: asphalt Driveways: center Driveways: concrete Driveways: curb Driveways: fire lane Driveways: gravel Driveways: pavement markings Driveways: unpaved surface Ditches or washes Ditches or washes: bottom Ditches or washes: center Ditches or washes: edge of water

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V-DTCH-TOP~ V-ESMT V-ESMT-ACCS V-ESMT-CATV V-ESMT-CONS V-ESMT-CSTG V-ESMT-ELEC V-ESMT-FDPL V-ESMT-INEG V-ESMT-LSCP V-ESMT-NGAS V-ESMT-PHON V-ESMT-ROAD V-ESMT-ROAD-PERM V-ESMT-ROAD-TEMP V-ESMT-RWAY V-ESMT-SGHT V-ESMT-SSWR V-ESMT-STRM V-ESMT-SWMT V-ESMT-TRAL V-ESMT-UTIL V-ESMT-WATR V-FLHA V-FUEL V-FUEL-MHOL V-FUEL-PIPE V-FUEL-TANK V-FUEL-UGND V-NGAS V-NGAS-MHOL V-NGAS-PIPE V-NGAS-TANK V-NGAS-UGND V-NODE V-NODE-ABUT V-NODE-ACTL V-NODE-BLDG V-NODE-BLIN

Ditches or washes: top Easements Easements: access (pedestrian only; private access) Easements: cable television system Easements: conservation Easements: construction/grading Easements: electrical Easements: flood plain Easements: ingress/egress (vehicles; private access) Easements: landscape Easements: natural gas line Easements: telephone line Easements: roadway Easements: roadway: permanent Easements: roadway: temporary Easements: right-of-way (public access) Easements: sight distance Easements: sanitary sewer Easements: storm sewer Easements: storm water management Easements: trail or path (public access) Easements: utility lines Easements: water supply Flood hazard area Fuel systems Fuel systems: manhole Fuel systems: piping Fuel systems: storage tanks Fuel systems: underground Natural gas systems Natural gas systems: manhole Natural gas systems: piping Natural gas systems: storage tanks Natural gas systems: underground Node Node: abutment Node: aerial horizontal and vertical control points Node: building points Node: baseline

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V-NODE-BRDG V-NODE-BRKL V-NODE-BROW V-NODE-BRSH V-NODE-CABL V-NODE-CURB V-NODE-DASP V-NODE-DECK V-NODE-DRIV V-NODE-EASP V-NODE-EXPJ V-NODE-GRND V-NODE-MHOL V-NODE-MRKG V-NODE-NGAS V-NODE-PASP V-NODE-PIPE V-NODE-POLE V-NODE-PVMT V-NODE-SIGN V-NODE-SSWR V-NODE-STRM V-NODE-SWLK V-NODE-TREE V-NODE-TROW V-NODE-WATR V-POWR V-POWR-FENC V-POWR-INST V-POWR-MHOL V-POWR-OVHD V-POWR-POLE V-POWR-STRC V-POWR-UGND V-PRKG V-PRKG-ASPH V-PRKG-CNTR V-PRKG-CONC

Node: bridge survey points Node: break lines, spot elev. points and lines for creation of break lines as top of bank Node: brush row points Node: brush points Node: underground cable systems Node: curb Node: description attributes for survey points Node: deck Node: driveway Node: elevation attributes for survey points Node: expansion joint Node: ground Node: manhole Node: pavement markings (yellow/white stripes) Node: natural gas line Node: point number attributes for survey points Node: piping (driveway/roadway culverts) Node: pole (power, telephone, etc.) Node: pavement Node: signage Node: sanitary sewer Node: storm sewer Node: sidewalks Node: tree Node: tree row Node: water supply Power Power: fences Power: instrumentation (meters, transformers) Power: manhole Power: overhead Power: pole Power: structures Power: underground Parking lots Parking lots: asphalt Parking lots: center Parking lots: concrete

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V-PRKG-CURB V-PRKG-DRAN V-PRKG-FLNE V-PRKG-GRVL V-PRKG-MRKG V-PRKG-STRP V-PRKG-UPVD V-PROP V-PROP-LINE V-PROP-QTRS V-PROP-RSRV V-PROP-SBCK V-PROP-SECT V-PROP-SUBD V-PROP-SXTS V-PVMT V-PVMT-ASPH V-PVMT-CONC V-PVMT-GRVL V-RAIL V-RAIL-CNTR V-RAIL-EQPM V-RAIL-TRAK V-RIVR V-RIVR-BOTM V-RIVR-CNTR V-RIVR-EDGE V-RIVR-TOPB V-ROAD V-ROAD-ASPH V-ROAD-CNTR V-ROAD-CONC V-ROAD-CURB V-ROAD-FLNE V-ROAD-GRVL V-ROAD-MRKG V-ROAD-UPVD V-RRAP V-RWAY

Parking lots: curb Parking lots: drainage slope indications Parking lots: fire lane Parking lots: gravel Parking lots: pavement markings Parking lots: striping Parking lots: unpaved surface Property Property: lines Property: quarter section Property: reservation Property: setback lines Property: section Property: subdivision (interior) lines Property: sixteenth section Pavement Pavement: asphalt Pavement: concrete Pavement: gravel Railroad Railroad: center Railroad: equipment (gates, signals, etc.) Railroad: track River River: bottom River: center River: edge River: top of bank Roadways Roadways: asphalt Roadways: center Roadways: concrete Roadways: curb Roadways: fire lane Roadways: gravel Roadways: pavement markings Roadways: unpaved surface Riprap Right-of-way

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V-RWAY-CNTR V-RWAY-CTLA V-RWAY-LINE V-RWAY-LMTA V-RWAY-MRKR V-RWAY-STAN V-SITE V-SITE-EWAT V-SITE-FENC V-SITE-ROCK V-SITE-RTWL V-SITE-SIGN V-SITE-VEGE V-SSWR V-SSWR-MHOL V-SSWR-PIPE V-SSWR-STRC V-SSWR-UGND V-STEM V-STEM-INST V-STEM-MHOL V-STEM-PIPE V-STEM-STRC V-STEM-UGND V-STRM V-STRM-DTCH V-STRM-MHOL V-STRM-PIPE V-STRM-POND V-STRM-STRC V-STRM-UGND V-SURV V-SURV-DATA V-SWLK V-SWLK-ASPH V-SWLK-CONC V-TOPO V-TOPO-EWAT V-TOPO-GRID

Right-of-way: center Right-of-way: controlled access Right-of-way: lines Right-of-way: limited access Right-of-way: marker Right-of-way: stationing Site features Site features: edge of water Site features: fences Site features: large rocks and rock outcroppings Site features: retaining wall Site features: signage Site features: trees, shrubs, and other vegetation Sanitary sewer Sanitary sewer: manhole Sanitary sewer: piping Sanitary sewer: structures Sanitary sewer: underground Steam system Steam system: instrumentation (meters, valves, pumps) Steam system: manhole Steam system: piping Steam system: structures Steam system: underground Storm sewer Storm sewer: ditches or washes Storm sewer: manhole Storm sewer: piping Storm sewer: retention pond Storm sewer: structures Storm sewer: underground Survey Survey: data Sidewalks Sidewalks: asphalt Sidewalks: concrete Topographic feature Topographic feature: edge of water Topographic feature: grid

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V-TOPO-MAJR V-TOPO-MINR V-TOPO-SOUN V-TOPO-SPOT V-UNID V-UNID-CABL V-UNID-PIPE V-UNID-TANK V-UNID-UTIL V-UNID-UTIL-OVHD V-UNID-UTIL-UGND V-WATR V-WATR-INST V-WATR-MHOL V-WATR-PIPE V-WATR-STRC V-WATR-UGND

Topographic feature: major (contours) Topographic feature: minor (contours) Topographic feature: soundings Topographic feature: spot elevations Unidentified site objects Unidentified site objects: cable systems Unidentified site objects: piping Unidentified site objects: storage tanks Unidentified site objects: utility lines Unidentified site objects: utility lines: overhead Unidentified site objects: utility lines: underground Water supply Water supply: instrumentation (meters, valves, pumps) Water supply: manhole Water supply: piping Water supply: structures Water supply: underground

5.20 TELECOMMUNICATIONS LAYER LIST


Telecommunications Field Codes
The Layer Names shown below provide examples for the use of Major and Minor Group field codes for this discipline. See CLG Sections 1.5 and 1.6 for complete rules and options governing the use of Major and Minor Group field codes.

Telecommunications Discipline Designators


Designator Description

T TA TC TI TM TN TT TY TJ TK

Telecommunications Audio Visual Clock and Program Intercom Monitoring Data Networks Telephone Security User Defined User Defined

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Telecommunications Layer List


ayer Name Description

T-ALRM T-BCST T-BELL T-CABL T-CABL-COAX T-CABL-FIBR T-CABL-MULT T-CABL-TRAY T-CATV T-CCTV T-CLOK T-CLOK-CIRC T-CLOK-CLNG T-CLOK-CNMB T-CLOK-EQPM T-CLOK-FLOR T-CLOK-WALL T-COMM T-COMM-CIRC T-COMM-CLNG T-COMM-CNMB T-COMM-EQPM T-COMM-FLOR T-COMM-WALL T-CONT T-CONT-DEVC T-CONT-WIRE T-DATA T-DATA-CIRC T-DATA-CLNG T-DATA-CNMB T-DATA-EQPM T-DATA-FLOR T-DATA-JACK T-DATA-WALL

Alarm system Broadcast-related system (radio or TV) Bell system Cable systems Cable systems: coax cable Cable systems: fiber optics cable Cable systems: multi-conductor cable Cable systems: cable tray and wireways Cable television system Closed-circuit television system Clock system Clock system: circuits Clock system: ceiling Clock system: circuit number Clock system: equipment Clock system: floor Clock system: wall Communications Communications: circuits Communications: ceiling Communications: circuit number Communications: equipment Communications: floor Communications: wall Controls and instrumentation Controls and instrumentation: devices Controls and instrumentation: wiring Data/LAN system Data/LAN system: circuits Data/LAN system: ceiling Data/LAN system: circuit number Data/LAN system: equipment Data/LAN system: floor Data/LAN system: jacks Data/LAN system: wall

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T-DIAG T-DIAG-ENCL T-DIAG-EQPM T-DIAG-GRND T-DICT T-DICT-CIRC T-DICT-CLNG T-DICT-CNMB T-DICT-EQPM T-DICT-FLOR T-DICT-WALL T-ELEC T-EMCS T-FIRE T-FIRE-CIRC T-FIRE-CLNG T-FIRE-CNMB T-FIRE-EQPM T-FIRE-FLOR T-FIRE-WALL T-INTC T-NURS T-NURS-CIRC T-NURS-CLNG T-NURS-CNMB T-NURS-EQPM T-NURS-FLOR T-NURS-WALL T-PGNG T-PHON T-PHON-JACK T-PROJ T-SERT T-SERT-CIRC T-SERT-CLNG T-SERT-CNMB T-SERT-EQPM T-SERT-FLOR T-SERT-WALL

Diagrams Diagrams: equipment enclosures Diagrams: equipment Diagrams: ground Dictation system Dictation system: circuits Dictation system: ceiling Dictation system: circuit number Dictation system: equipment Dictation system: floor Dictation system: wall Electrical system, telecom plan Energy monitoring control system Fire protection Fire protection: circuits Fire protection: ceiling Fire protection: circuit number Fire protection: equipment Fire protection: floor Fire protection: wall Intercom/PA systems Nurse call system Nurse call system: circuits Nurse call system: ceiling Nurse call system: circuit number Nurse call system: equipment Nurse call system: floor Nurse call system: wall Paging system Telephone system Telephone system: jacks Projector system Security system Security system: circuits Security system: ceiling Security system: circuit number Security system: equipment Security system: floor Security system: wall

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T-SOUN T-TRAN T-TVAN T-TVAN-CIRC T-TVAN-CLNG T-TVAN-CNMB T-TVAN-EQPM T-TVAN-FLOR T-TVAN-WALL T-TVVS T-TVVS-SAUD T-TVVS-SCOM T-TVVS-SCTL T-TVVS-SDAT T-TVVS-SDGA T-TVVS-SDGV T-TVVS-SMIC T-TVVS-SPWR T-TVVS-SRFI T-TVVS-SRGB T-TVVS-SSYN T-TVVS-SVID

Sound system Transmission system (RF and microwave) Television antenna system Television antenna system: circuits Television antenna system: ceiling Television antenna system: circuit number Television antenna system: equipment Television antenna system: floor Television antenna system: wall Television and video systems Television and video systems: audio signal Television and video systems: communications sIgnal Television and video systems: control signal Television and video systems: data signal Television and video systems: digital audio signal Television and video systems: digital video signal Television and video systems: microphone signal Television and video systems: power signal Television and video systems: RF signal Television and video systems: RGB and component video signal Television and video systems: sync signal Television and video systems: video signal

5.21 OTHER DISCIPLINES LAYER LIST


Other Disciplines Field Codes
The Layer Names shown below provide examples for the use of Major and Minor Group field codes for this discipline. See CLG Sections 1.5 and 1.6 for complete rules and options governing the use of Major and Minor Group field codes.

Other Disciplines Discipline Designators


Designator Description

X XJ XK

Other Disciplines User Defined User Defined

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Other Disciplines Layer List


Layer Name Description

X-RIGG X-SPFX X-VIDO

Other discipline: entertainment rigging/automation systems Other discipline: entertainment special effects system Other discipline: entertainment projection systems

6.0 Appendix C - Complying with NCS and ISO 13567


6.1 OVERVIEW
The International Standards Organization (ISO) is the only recognized international body promulgating standards in the area of electronic building design data. ISO Standard 13567, Organization and Naming of Layers for CAD, can be purchased at http://www.ansi.org. The complete document is in three parts: 13567-1, 13567-2, and 13567-3. While the United States National CAD Standard (NCS) and ISO 13567 differ somewhat in their approach to standards for CAD layers, they are alike in several important respects. Both standards specify the names of the data fields that make up a typical layer name, define the field names, specify which fields are mandatory (required) and which fields are optional, specify the number of characters in each field, and specify the order in which the fields are to appear. When one compares the NCS and ISO layer formats shown above, the question immediately arises whether it is possible to produce electronic building design documents that conform to both the NCS and ISO 13567. The answer is a qualified "yes." Both standards provide several options for naming layers. The range of options allows either standard to meet the needs of diverse users and projects. By carefully choosing from among the available NCS options for naming CAD layers, and by establishing and adhering to the guidelines at the end of this Commentary, documents can be produced that are in full conformance with the NCS and in conceptual conformance with ISO 13567 for the naming of CAD layers (an acceptable alternative to ISO default conformance). Adoption of the approach outlined herein could arguably reduce the effort required to produce documents in conformance with ISO 13567 by eliminating the ISO-mandated task of prescribing valid field codes for each project.

6.2 FIELD CODES


The NCS and ISO 13567 differ in one important respect. The NCS prescribes the valid alpha-numeric field codes that can appear in each data field, and the definitions of the field codes (e.g., EQPM = equipment). Users of ISO 13567 must determine, for each project, the valid field codes for that project and their definitions. ISO 13567 users are required to document TWO STANDARDS OR ONE? The NCS offers users an opportunity to comply with both U.S. and ISO CAD standards. By adhering to the guidelines in this commentary, summarized in ten (10) steps on the last page,

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this information in a metadata file known as a layer naming system definition file that must accompany the project data files. In its simplest form, this is nothing more than a tab-delimited text file.

the NCS becomes a "country-specific" implementation of the ISO CAD Standard. For design firms doing international work, using the NCS can simplify the ISO-mandated task of preparing the layer naming system definition file that must accompany the project data files on every project.

There are valid reasons for both approaches. The prescriptive approach of the NCS relieves users of the task of developing and documenting field codes for every project. However, in order to accommodate all possible users, the list of prescribed NCS field codes must be comprehensive. By not prescribing field codes, ISO 13567 allows the ISO layer format to be applied uniformly without having to define all possible field codes in advance.

6.3 FIELD CODES AND LANGUAGE


By not prescribing field codes, ISO 13567 also allows the ISO layer format to be applied uniformly without regard to language. Users may, if they wish, develop codes endowed with language-specific meaning. Citing our earlier example, English users might use the field code "EQPM" to represent the [major building] element "equipment," while users in another language group might use another field code that has similar mnemonic association to the word for "equipment" in that language. While the field codes themselves might differ, the category of information contained in any given field is defined by the standard, facilitating translation of the actual content. In practice, ISO 13567 users tend to favor numeric codes to define the content of data fields. This eliminates any need to "translate" the field codes themselves. If, for example, the field code "720" is prescribed to mean "equipment," then only the definition, and not the code itself, would need to be translated. This eliminates the need for "translating" the actual file or layer name.

6.4 ISO 13567 CONFORMANCE


CAD data sets that adhere to ISO 13567 with respect to field names, field length, field definition and field order (as shown at right), and that are accompanied by the required layer naming system definition file, are defined by ISO to be in default conformance with the ISO standard. ISO 13567 anticipates that groups of users or national standards bodies might not only wish to prescribe a list of valid field codes (as the NCS has done), but might also wish to vary from the specified ISO layer format. 13567-3 is explicitly designed "to allow national standards bodies (or projects where agreement is reached between the parties) to implement layer naming conventions which satisfy the requirements of the [ISO] standard while using alternative and more convenient layer naming structures and codes." To permit this, ISO 13567-3 establishes rules for modifying the layer format itself. As with the field codes, users are required to fully document layer format modifications in the layer naming system definition file. CAD data sets that adhere to these rules are defined by ISO as being in conceptual conformance with the ISO standard, an approved alternative to default conformance. The rules for conceptual conformance specify that the mandatory data fields must always be used, but the order of all fields in the layer name (both mandatory and optional), the number of optional fields used, and the number of characters in Default ISO Layer Format (Mandatory Fields) A 1 B 2 1 0 _ Agent Responsible A 1 B 2 1 0 _ D N B 1 0 1 3 1 F R C D N B 1 0 1 3 1 F R C

[Building] Element A 1 B 2 1 0 _ D _ N B 1 0 1 3 1 F R C Presentation (Optional Fields) A 1 B 2 1 0 _ D _ N B 1 0 1 3 1 F R C Status A 1 B 2 1 0 _ D _ N B 1 0 1 3 1 F R C Sector A 1 B 2 1 0 _ D _ N B 1 0 1 3 1 F R C Phase

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each field can vary from the default ISO layer format. Additionally, the names of the fields can differ from the names specified, as long as the conceptual definition of each field conforms to the ISO standard. All modifications to the default layer format must be applied uniformly throughout the project. Layer names must all be of the same length, use the same set of mandatory and optional fields in the same order, and have the same number of characters per field. These rules allow data sets created in conceptual conformance with ISO 13567 to be mapped to the ISO 13567 default layer format. However, ISO does not require users to actually "map" or otherwise convert the data into the default layer format.

A 1 B 2 1 0 _

D _ N B 1 0 1 3 1 F R C Projection

A 1 B 2 1 0 _

D _ N B 1 0 1 3 1 F R C Scale

A 1 B 2 1 0 _

D _ N B 1 0 1 3 1 F R C Work Package

6.5 FIELD NAMES AND DEFINITIONS


Though the specified field names in the NCS layer format differ from the specified field names in the ISO layer format, the definitions of the field names are conceptually the same (with one important exception, discussed in the next paragraph below). This allows NCS-compliant data to meet the principal ISO 13567 criterion for conceptual conformance. The Field Name Comparison Table at right highlights additional rules that must be followed to create data that is in conformance with both the NCS and ISO 13567.

6.6 DISCIPLINE DESIGNATOR" VS. "AGENT RESPONSIBLE"


The conceptual definitions of these corresponding field names in the NCS and ISO 13567 differ sufficiently to merit detailed discussion. The definition for Discipline Designator is defined in NCS as "the category of subject matter contained in the file or layer designated." In other words, if the information contained is "structural," the file or layer name will begin with the Discipline Designator "S," regardless of who created the data. ISO 13567 defines Agent Responsible as "the construction specialist responsible for the data." Regrettably, ISO 13567 does not further define the terms "construction specialist" and "responsible for." "Construction specialist" could be interpreted to mean "design professional," "design drafter," or even "skilled tradesperson or contractor." Though the text of ISO 13567 does not define which of these individuals is the "agent responsible," one can reasonably infer from the sample layer naming system definition file shown in Annex A of ISO 13567-3 that "construction specialist" is defined as the design professional. Field Name Comparison Table NCS Field Name Discipline Designator Major & Minor Groups Annotation Minor Group* Status** (none) Status (Phase)** ISO Field Name Agent Responsible Element Presentation Status Sector Phase

Dwg. View Minor Group*** Projection (none) (none) Scale Work Package

* ISO compliance requires that the last NCS Minor Group field be reserved for annotation. ** ISO compliance requires that this field be reserved for status OR project phase, but not both; duplicate use of the field is not permitted.

6.7 "AGENT RESPONSIBLE" AND PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY

*** ISO compliance requires that Drawing View field names not appear in the same fields as Major or Minor Group fields that define major building elements. If both annotation and drawing view are to be included in any

Identifying the design professional as the "construction layer names, one Minor Group Field must be reserved for Annotation and specialist" still allows considerable room for interpretation of the the other for Drawing View. definition for "agent responsible." It could be interpreted to mean either "design professional who is professionally liable for the information by virtue of professional licensure and role on the project," or, alternatively, "design professional who is professionally liable for the information by virtue of having signed and sealed the document in question." An example is a lighting plan prepared under the supervision of, and signed and sealed by, the architect. Should the field code for this

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drawing file or layer name be "E" or "A?" If the field code is "E," is the Electrical Engineer still the designated "Agent Responsible," and therefore professionally liable for data created by others not under his/her supervision? The burden of professional liability borne by design professionals is generally less in other countries than it is in the U.S. Perhaps for this reason, the issue of defining agent responsible more precisely with respect to professional liability did not arise when this field name was defined by ISO 13567. In the U.S., however, use of the imprecise ISO definition for agent responsible might possibly expose design professionals to professional liability for data over which they had no oversight.

6.8 "DISCIPLINE DESIGNATOR" AND THE BUILDING LIFE CYCLE


The NCS definition for the field Discipline Designator was agreed-upon following considerable debate by the NCS Project Committee, and with the full understanding that it differed from the conceptual definition of the corresponding ISO 13567 field Agent Responsible. In addition to the liability issues cited above, it was the consensus of the Project Committee that the ability to identify the data by subject matter throughout the life-cycle of a building facility was ultimately more important than the identity of the person or persons who originally created the data.

6.9 "DISCIPLINE DESIGNATOR" AND ISO 13567 CONFORMANCE


The difference in the conceptual definitions of Discipline Designator and Agent Responsible would seem to be an insurmountable obstacle to creating data in conformance with both the NCS and ISO 13567. This is not necessarily true. In most cases, the content of the fields Discipline Designator and Agent Responsible are one and the same, regardless of the definition. For example, if the subject matter contained in the drawing file or layer is "mechanical systems," the mechanical engineer is likely to be the design professional under whose supervision the data was created. Users who wish to produce data that is in conformance with the NCS and in conceptual conformance with ISO 13567 can do so by establishing a rule for their projects that data will be created only under the supervision of the design professional typically responsible for the subject matter. In this way, the conceptual definition for the data field can be BOTH "category of subject matter contained in the file or layer designated" AND "construction specialist responsible for the data." Implementation of this rule can help reduce the risk of professional liability by minimizing the likelihood of conflicts that might arise when different elements of the same building system are designed by more than one design professional.

6.10 FIELD CODE RESTRICTIONS


A key principal of the ISO 13567 layer format is that each data field can be used to define only one category of data. Duplicate use of a field is prohibited. This ensures that data sets in conceptual conformance can be readily mapped to the ISO default layer format. Adherence to this provision requires NCS users to restrict their use of certain NCS field codes. The NCS allows "ANNO" to be used as a Major Group, which allows all annotation to be placed in a defined group of layers. This results in a duplicate use of the Major Group field. The corresponding field in ISO, "Element," is reserved for major building elements. Therefore, the field code "ANNO" cannot be used at all CLG Figure 6.10-1. However, the prescribed annotation Minor Group field codes (TEXT, DIMS, etc.) can be used to modify any preceding Major/Minor Group, provided that the field in which they appear is reserved for annotation field codes. If Drawing View field codes are used CLG Figure 6.10-2, the Minor Group field in which they appear must likewise exclude any other field codes.

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If the Status field is used CLG Figure 6.10-3, the allowable field codes must be restricted to the specified letters (to correspond to the ISO field "Status") or to the specified numbers (to correspond to the ISO field "Phase") but not both. U.S. NCS Field Code Restrictions (for conceptual conformance to ISO 13567)
The field code "ANNO" may NOT be used, because "annotation" is not a major building "element:"

A I - A N N O - T E X T - N Major Group (Element)


The Annotation Minor Group field codes MAY be used, provided the field is reserved for these codes. Two allowable formats are shown:

A I - W A L L - T E X T - N (Presentation) Annotation A I - W A L L - F U L L - T E X T - N (Presentation) Annotation CLG Figure 6.10-1 - Annotation Field Codes
Two allowable formats for Drawing View field codes:

A I - W A L L - E L E V - N (Projection) Drawing View A I - W A L L - F U L L - E L E V - N (Projection) Drawing View CLG Figure 6.10-2 - Drawing View Field Codes
Two allowable formats for Status field codes.

A - W A L L - E L E V - T E X T - N (Status) Status A - W A L L - E L E V - T E X T - 2 (Phase) Status CLG Figure 6.10-3 - "Status" Field Codes

6.11 NCS AND ISO 13567 IMPLEMENTATION OPTIONS


The examples shown here illustrate two possible NCS layer formats that are in conceptual conformance with ISO 13567. Note that ISO 13567 does not use dashes as field delimiters. For purposes of ISO conformance, the dashes in the NCS layer format are defined as an additional character of the field preceding it. Example NCS Layer Formats (in conceptual confomance to ISO 13567) A I - W A L L - F U L L - T E X T - N Level 2 Discipline Designator (Agent Responsible)

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CLG Figure 6.11-1 shows the optional two-character NCS Level 2 Discipline Designator; together with the dash that follows it, this field is defined as three (3) characters in length. A Major and one Minor Group are defined as corresponding to the ISO field [Building] "Element." The field is ten (10) characters in length. The second Minor Group is reserved for Annotation field codes, corresponds to the ISO field "Presentation," and is five (5) characters in length. The final field is Status, which corresponds to the ISO field of the same name, and is one (1) character in length. CLG Figure 6.11-2 shows the NCS required Level 1 Discipline Designator only, and is defined as two (2) characters in length. The Major Group is defined as corresponding to the ISO field [Building] "Element," and is five (5) characters in length. The first Minor Group is reserved for Drawing View field codes, corresponds to the ISO field "Projection," and is five (5) characters in length. The second Minor Group is reserved for Annotation field codes, corresponds to the ISO field "Presentation," and is five (5) characters in length. The final field is reserved for Phase field codes, corresponds to the ISO field "Phase," and is one (1) character in length. Note that for ISO conformance, the total length of the layer name must be the same for all layers on a given project. Layer names that do not require a certain field, such as "Annotation," must use placeholders (usually dashes or underscores) to maintain the length of the layer name and the relative position of the fields.

A I - W A L L - F U L L - T E X T - N Major, Minor Group (Element) A I - W A L L - F U L L - T E X T - N (Presentation) Annotation A I - W A L L - F U L L - T E X T - N (Status) Status CLG Figure 6.11-1 A - W A L L - E L E V - T E X T - 2 Level 1 Discipline Designator (Agent Responsible) A - W A L L - E L E V - T E X T - 2 Major Group (Element) A - W A L L - E L E V - T E X T - 2 Drawing View (Projection) A - W A L L - E L E V - T E X T - 2 (Presentation) Annotation A - W A L L - E L E V - T E X T - 2

(Phase) Status While the ISO 13567 rules for conceptual conformance allow the fields to appear in any order, this is not permitted by the CLG Figure 6.11-2 NCS. The fields must be in the order of Discipline Designator, Major Group, Minor Group 1, Minor Group 2, Status. If a Minor Group field is used to modify the "building element" shown in the Major Group, that Minor Group must appear immediately following the Major Group.

6.12 NCS AND ISO 13567 IMPLEMENTATION GUIDELINES


The information in this Commentary is summarized in the following steps for preparing documents with layer names in conformance with the NCS and in conceptual conformance with ISO 13567. While these guidelines are intended to aid NCS users, adherence to these rules in some form would be required by ISO 13567 whether or not the NCS layer format were used. 1. Require that all documents be prepared only under the supervision of the design professional typically responsible for the subject matter contained in the documents. 2. Do not use the field code "ANNO" in any layer name. 3. Determine whether the Discipline Designator will be one character (Level 1) or two characters (Level 2) in length. 4. Determine whether the "building element" will consist of a Major Group only, or of a Major Group and one Minor Group. 5. Determine whether a Minor Group is to be reserved for Drawing View field codes, and fix its position in the sequence of fields. 6. Determine whether a Minor Group is to be reserved for Annotation field codes, and fix its position in the sequence of fields.

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7. Note that only two Minor Groups are available. Of the three options described in 4, 5, and 6 above, only two can be exercised on a given project. 8. Determine whether to include the Status field in the layer name and whether to use the specified letters to denote "Status," or the specified numbers to denote "Phase." 9. For layer names in which one or more fields are not required, use placeholders (dashes or underscores) to maintain consistent layer name length and the relative positions of fields. Refer to CLG Figure 6.12-1.

Required Use of Placeholders (for conceptual conformance to ISO 13567) Layers in which reserved field codes are not used must have placeholders in the reserved fields. A - W A L L - E L E V - _ _ _ _ - N A - W A L L - E L E V - T E X T - N CLG Figure 6.12-1

10. Prepare a layer naming system definition file in accordance with ISO 13567-3 that defines the selected layer format for the project.
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