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19.12.160. Access to residential property including four (4) or less dwellings

            Access to parking spaces and private garages used in conjunction with dwellings shall be limited as follows:  (See Diagram A-9PDF Document)

            (1)        Driveways shall be located a minimum of forty feet (40') from any street intersection.  Said measurement to be taken from the point of intersection of the two (2) converging front lot lines lying tangent to and in the same direction as the front lot lines, to the edge of the driveway.

            (2)        No driveway approach shall be located closer than four and one-half feet (4½') to a side lot line of a lot as it is projected to the back of the curb and gutter.  This measurement is to be taken to the beginning of the flare or radius on the curb.

            (3)        A driveway on private property may be constructed up to the side or rear property line so long as the driveway does not interfere with the surface drainage of the lot or adjacent lots where drainage easements are provided.  The drainage from the driveway must be kept within the property.

            (4)        Driveways shall be paved with a hard surfaced material such as concrete or asphalt.  Recreational vehicle pads constructed adjacent to a paved driveway may be constructed of a dust and weed free gravel, compacted road base, or similar surface.

            (5)        Lots shall be limited to one (1) driveway approach except where a second driveway approach is specifically approved by the Community and Economic Development Director.  Lots may have two (2) driveway approaches under the following circumstances:

                        (a)        Corner lots with frontages on two local or collector streets may have two (2) driveway approaches total; one (1) on each frontage totaling the maximum width indicated in Subsection (7) below, times 1.5.

                        (b)        Corner lots having a frontage of at least one hundred feet (100') on a local or collector street may have two (2) driveway approaches on a single frontage, the total width of which shall not exceed thirty-five feet (35') and shall be separated by thirty feet (30') measured from the two (2) inside edges of the driveway approaches.

                        (c)        Inside lots having a frontage of at least one hundred feet (100'), but less than two hundred feet (200'), may have two (2) driveway approaches with a total width of not more than thirty-five feet (35').  The two (2) approaches shall be separated by a minimum of thirty feet (30') measured from the two (2) inside edges of the drive approaches.

                        (d)        Inside lots having a frontage of two hundred feet (200') or more may have two (2) drive approaches each of which may have a width of not more than thirty-five feet (35').  The two (2) drive approaches shall be separated by a minimum of fifty feet (50') measured from the two inside edges of the drive approaches.

            (6)        Lots that are double fronted with one (1) frontage on an arterial street, or corner lots with frontage on an arterial street, shall not be allowed to have a drive approach on the arterial street.

            (7)        The width of a residential property driveway approaches is regulated as follows:

 

 

Zoning District

Minimum

Width

Percent of Frontage

Allowed in Approach

Maximum

Width

A

10'

40%

40'

R-S

10'

35%

35'

R-1-6

10'

35%

35'

R-1-8

10'

35%

35'

R-1-10

10'

35%

35'

R-MH

10'

33%

32'

R-2

10'

33%

32'

RM-1

10'

33%

32'

RM-2

10'

33%

32'

R-H

10'

33%

32'

 

            (8)        The percentage of frontage indicated in Subsection (7) above shall be inclusive of all drive approaches allowed on any one (1) frontage of a lot.  In the R-S, R-1-6, R-1-8 and R-1-10 zoning districts, the primary frontage may have a drive approach of at least twenty feet (20').  In no case shall said drive approach be less than ten feet (10') as indicated in (7) above.  The width of a drive approach shall be measured where the approach attaches to the sidewalk, or at a distance four and one-half feet (4½') or seven and one-half feet (7½'), based on the applicable right of way cross section, behind the curb.  Any flare or radius shall not be counted in the approach width.


Ord. No.97-35, Recodified, 6/19/1997
Ord. No. 01-47, Amended, 10/4/2001
Ord. No. 01-36, Amended, 8/2/2001
Ord. No. 04-69, Recodified, 12/16/2004
Ord. No. 09-09, Amended, 7/16/2009
Ord. No. 12-33, Amended, 12/20/2012
Ord. No. 97-19, Enacted, 4/17/1997

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