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18.28.010. Block lengths

            Block length and width shall correspond to the following standards.


Maximum block lengths between street R-O-W that are considered local streets




1,000 feet


800 feet


700 feet


600 feet

            An exception to the block length standards may be considered and approved by a committee of staff including the Community and Economic Development Director, Fire Chief, and City Engineer, or designee.  The exception to be considered must be due to unique topography, rivers / streams, existing homes or street network patterns, or residential development adjacent to arterial streets or commercial nodes.  The committee must make a finding of cause for the exception and a finding that neighborhood connectivity is being provided in a reasonable and fair method.  Blocks shall generally be sufficient width to accommodate two (2) tiers of lots.

Ord. No.97-35, Recodified, 6/19/1997
Ord. No. 09-09, Amended, 7/16/2009

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