Hard Copy Map Submissions

Instructions for hard copy submissions of mapping data

Please Note: For each permit that requires more than 2 Quad Maps, please include an Overview Map of the entire permit.

General Hard Copy Map Information

Send a 7.5 minute USGS Quad

FULL SIZE: Approx. 24 x 29 in. when plotted

Full Scale:1 to 24,000

Maps should have these references:

1. Pipeline Operator Name
2. T4 Permit Number
3. Pipeline system names
4. Counties
5. Date created
6. Number the quads (i.e. Map 3 of 7)
7. T-4 permit contact person and phone #.
8. Map contact person and phone #.


Maps should have this essential information:

1. A Minimum of 4 Lat/Long Coordinates (NAD 27 or NAD 83)
2. Quad Name & all quad border notation (Tic marks, border quad names etc.)
3. County lines & State lines
4. City Names & City Limits
5. Roads & Map Scale
6. Only One Permit per Map


Do Not draw pipelines that belong to another Permit or another Operator.

Labeling pipelines (Option 1)

  1. Label diameters for all pipelines
  2. Specify if multiple lines are using the same R.O.W.  (see sample map image for example)
  3. Use T4 amendment codes to color code pipelines.

Labeling pipelines (Option 2)

1. Highlight all recent pipeline changes
2. Mark all pipeline intersections with a dot
3. Mark all pipeline attribute changes with a dot.  Identify the change.


See Sample Map

Submit any questions you have regarding this information to the email address: tpms@rrc.texas.gov

Last Updated: 5/12/2016 2:00:03 PM