For the purposes of this Chapter the words set out in this Section shall have the following meanings:
(1) "Development activity" means any written authorization from a local political subdivision that authorizes the commencement of development activity.
(2) "Improved existing streets" means any street which has all of the following: curb, gutter, sidewalk, and asphalt paving.
(3) "New major streets" means streets with a right-of-way greater than sixty feet (60') and not in a subdivision. Project improvements within a new major street shall include the underlying right-of-way and improvements for any half-street that abuts the development activity. Those specific improvements are as follows:
Thirty feet (30') of street right-of-way width.
Eighteen feet (18') wide of three inch (3") deep asphalt.
Eighteen feet (18') wide of eight inch (8") deep road base material.
Eighteen feet (18') wide of required sub-grade material.
Thirty inch (30") wide six inch (6") high back curb and gutter.
Five feet (5') wide four inch (4") thick concrete sidewalk or minimum size required for the development.
Half of the cost of an eight inch (8") culinary water line.
Half of the cost of an eight inch (8") sanitary sewer line.
Half of the cost of the required storm drain system installed in the street.
A new major street abutted on both sides by the same development activity shall be required to complete both halves of the improved right-of-way described above.
(4) "New non-major streets" means streets with less than, or equal to, a sixty foot (60') right-of-way and not in a subdivision. Project improvements for a subdivision street shall include all of the same project improvements required for a new major street.
(5) "New subdivision streets" means streets which are part of a subdivision and are constructed or bonded for prior to the recording of the plat. Project improvements for a subdivision street shall include all of the same project improvements required for a new major street.
(6) "Project improvements" means site improvements and facilities that are:
(a) planned and designed to provide service for development resulting from a development activity, including, but not limited to curb, gutter, sidewalk, asphalt paving, storm water, sanitary sewer, water and other utility services; and
(b) necessary for the use and convenience of the occupants or users of development resulting from a development activity.
"Project improvements" does not mean system improvements.
(7) "System improvements" means:
(a) existing public facilities that are designed to provide services to service areas within the community at large; and
(b) future public facilities identified in a capital facilities plan that are intended to provide services to service areas within the community at large.
(8) "Unimproved or partially improved existing streets" means any street which does not have all of the following: curb, gutter, sidewalk, or asphalt paving in total.
Ord. No.97-35, Recodified, 6/19/1997
Ord. No. 98-37, Amended, 6/4/1998
Ord. No. 02-15, Amended, 3/21/2002
Ord. No. 09-09, Amended, 7/16/2009