Definitions for "Design Standards"
Design standards or guidelines can serve as a community's desire to control its appearance, from within and without, through a series of standards that govern site planning policies, densities, building heights, traffic and lighting.
(IEEE) Standards that describe the characteristics of a design or a design description of data or program components.
A set of guidelines on the appearance and aesthetics of buildings or improvements that governs construction, alteration, demolition or relocation of a building or improvement, including land improvements.
a requirement of the NICET-certified fire sprinkler contractor
What ought to be built, not what must be built. The difference between the complexities of focused, responsible, experienced consideration and simple certification.