BIM Standards

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a process of planning and collaboration for construction projects that is facilitated by modern digital technology on a common data environment (CDE) that provides integrations with other systems like geographic information systems (GIS) and enterprise asset management (EAM) systems.

Project teams can take advantage of cloud computing to access and process remote sensing data (lidar, photogrammetry, ortho photography), create and coordinate information models, produce drawings with centralized comments/markups, and integrate with GIS in a collaborative team environment.

Get started by downloading the City of Seattle BIM Standards Manual.

BIM Platform Access

To meet BIM standards, all consultants and contractors must work on the City of Seattle BIM platforms.


TrueType Font

Sheets and drawings must utilize COS-ROMANS.TTF, a TrueType Font designed to mimic ROMANS.SHX, that can be used in AutoCAD applications and Revit.

Download the COS-ROMANS TrueType Font Package (ZIP)

Custom Autodesk Downloads

The City of Seattle provides custom plugins and other content for Autodesk applications available to download upon request.

View and Request Custom Autodesk Downloads

Information Technology

Jim Loter, Interim Chief Technology Officer
Address: 700 5th Ave, Suite 2700, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 94709, Seattle, WA, 98124-4709
Phone: (206) 684-0600
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