31-44 Driveways—Duty of Street Transportation and Planning and Development Director.

The Street Transportation Director shall not plan new capital improvement project construction nor shall the Planning and Development Department Director grant any permit for private development construction which contemplates any of the following:

(a)    The construction of a driveway until the required plan of such construction shall have been signed by the appropriate Director or designee indicating approval.

(b)    Residential, commercial and industrial driveway widths, except as shown in Ordinance No. G-780, as amended January 1, 1988.

(c)    Separation between driveways, except as shown in Ordinance No. G-780, as amended January 1, 1988.

(d)    Encroachment of driveway into curb radius, except as shown in Ordinance No. G-780, as amended January 1, 1988.

(e)    Safety curb required, except as shown in Ordinance No. G-780, as amended January 1, 1988.

(f)    Minimum dimensions for parking areas, except as shown in Ordinance No. G-780, as amended January 1, 1988.

(g)    Driveway at property line, except as shown in Ordinance No. G-780, as amended January 1, 1988. Any driveway to be constructed not having a minimum of two and one-half feet of curb between the top of the driveway wing and the adjacent property line extended except where a common driveway is applicable or a driveway is constructed adjacent to an alley entrance, single-family residential lots excepted.

(h)    Driveways to vacant property. On any driveway to be constructed into a vacant lot, a site plan shall first be filed and approved by the Planning and Development Department Director or designee showing the proposed use of the land. Such plan shall show the location of future building or buildings, the plot plan of the parking and maneuvering area, and driveway locations and their widths.

(Code 1962, § 35-56; Ord. No. G-781, § 1; Ord. No. G-3078, § 2; Ord. No. G-3313, § 1; Ord. No. G-3745, § 1; Ord. No. G-5590, § 1, adopted 2-23-2011, eff. 3-25-2011)

Editor’s noteOrd. No. G-5590, § 1, adopted February 23, 2011, effective March 25, 2011, amended the title of § 31-44 to read as herein set out. Formerly said section was entitled Driveways—Duty of Street Transportation and Development Services Department Directors.

NoteOrdinance No. G-780, as amended by Ord. No. G-3078, adopts by reference an engineer’s drawing (B. 10-492), amended by drawing no. 3642 effective January 1, 1988, illustrating and setting forth the various types of driveways and parking areas allowed to be constructed and maintained within the City, including but not limited to parking angles, clearances from building to property lines, safety curbing, widths, lengths, and radii. A copy of Ord. No. G-780, and amendments thereto, is on file in the office of the City Clerk.