Chapter 15.26


15.26.010    Required in certain zones.

15.26.020    Restrictions on building and moving permits.

15.26.030    Specifications and procedures.

15.26.040    Accessory buildings.

15.26.050    Penalty for violation.

15.26.010 Required in certain zones.

Whenever, after the effective date of the ordinance codified in this chapter, any building is constructed upon or moved onto any land or premises in the city, the owner of the premises, or the person constructing or moving the building thereon, at the time of constructing the building or moving the same onto the premises and in connection therewith, shall construct and install curbs and gutters along all public streets fronting or bordering upon any part of the premises, except where curbs and gutters are already installed to the official grade on the premises along the street and are in good repair. Sidewalks shall also be required in addition to curbs and gutters except upon land or premises situated within industrial or LI or HI zones as defined in the zoning ordinance, unless said land or premises is adjacent to land or premises in any commercial or residential zone where sidewalks are already installed or may be required, in which case sidewalks may be required in the industrial or M zone, as determined by the planning commission. (Ord. 565 § 1, 1996: Ord. 362 § 1 (part), 1984: Ord. 221 § 1 (part), 1972).

15.26.020 Restrictions on building and moving permits.

A.    No application for a building permit shall be accepted or filed, nor shall any building permit be granted, for the construction or placing of any building unless such application includes and shows all curbs, gutters and sidewalks that are not already in existence on and along said premises, and makes construction and installation of the same part of the construction for which a permit is applied for in the application.

B.    No permit for the construction of or moving onto any premises of any building shall be granted unless installation of such curbs, gutters and sidewalks, where not already in existence, is included in said permit, and no building shall be accepted as completed by the building official unless and until such curbs, gutters and side walks where required, have been installed or are already in existence in good condition and to official grade.

C.    “Existing curbs” refers only to standard-type or roll-type concrete curbs. (Ord. 362 § 1 (part), 1984: Ord. 221 § 1 (part), 1972).

15.26.030 Specifications and procedures.

A.    All curbs, gutters and sidewalks constructed pursuant to this chapter shall be constructed in the manner and to the specifications and subject to the inspections set forth in Chapter 12.12 and all and any ordinances, resolutions or regulations of the city regarding construction of curbs, gutters and sidewalks.

B.    Where roll-type curbs have already been installed on any portion of the block on which the building is to be constructed or placed, roll-type curbs may be used on the premises, but if no curbs have theretofore been installed on said block, standard-type curbs shall be installed unless, on application to the city council, it authorizes the use of roll-type curbs.

C.    As used in this section, “block” means the property facing one side of any street between the next intersecting street. (Ord. 221 § 2, 1972).

15.26.040 Accessory buildings.

This chapter shall not be construed as requiring installation of curbs, gutters and sidewalks in connection with the construction or placing of accessory buildings, where permitted by ordinance, on lots where a residence or other building to which said new building is accessory is already located. (Ord. 221 § 3, 1972).

15.26.050 Penalty for violation.

Any person violating any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereto shall be punished by imprisonment in the county jail for not exceeding six months, or by a fine of not less than five hundred dollars, or by both fine and imprisonment. (Ord. 221 § 4, 1972).