Traffic & Roadway Standards

In conjunction with the City Engineer and City Traffic Engineer, the Public Works Department maintains the City of Del Mar’s essential infrastructure; this includes, but is not limited to, public streets and associated drainage, pedestrian paths, bike lanes, signage, traffic signals, and landscaping. The City has established a Traffic & Roadway Standards Manual to ensure consistency in processes and provide information to the community. Sections of the manual can be found for your information:

  • If you’d like to learn what warrants the installation of traffic control devices – such as traffic signals, stop signs, crosswalks, and speed humps – please refer to Common Traffic Warrants and Guidelines (PDF). The consideration of the installation, modification or removal of a traffic control device may be initiated by citizen request in accordance with the following procedures: Procedures for Administering Traffic Warrants and Guidelines (PDF) The City of Del Mar is currently not accepting Citizen Initiated Consideration of Traffic Control Devise requests due to the COVID - 19 pandemic. 

If you have further questions regarding the above topics, please contact the City’s Public Works Department per the “Contact Us” section at right.