Chapter 12A.09TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES

Sections:

12A.09.010
General Provisions.
12A.09.020
Streets.
12A.09.021
Street Classification and Plan.
12A.09.022
Principal Arterials.
12A.09.023
Minor Arterials.
12A.09.024
Collector Arterials.
12A.09.025
Local Access Street System.
12A.09.026
Minimum Street Standards.
12A.09.027
Roadway Level of Service.
12A.09.028
Traffic Studies.
12A.09.030
Road Improvements.
12A.09.031
Street Frontage Improvements.
12A.09.032
Other Road Improvement Requirements.
12A.09.040
Street Trees.
12A.09.050
Sidewalks, Walkways, Paths, and Trails.
12A.09.060
Private Streets.
12A.09.061
Certification.
12A.09.062
Completion.
12A.09.063
Maintenance.
12A.09.064
Conditions of Recording.
12A.09.070
Traffic Control.
12A.09.010General Provisions.

The purpose of this chapter is to classify streets and establish requirements for engineering regulations and standards to implement the Comprehensive Plan. (Ord. 501 § 3 (part), 2009.)

12A.09.020Streets.

(Ord. 501 § 3 (part), 2009.)

12A.09.021Street Classification and Plan.

Streets and highways are most effectively classified by their function according to the character of service they are intended to provide. The primary function of streets and highways is to provide mobility and access, and the degree to which these functions are provided is considered an integral part of classifying streets. The functional classification system creates a hierarchy of classified streets.

The City functional classification system directly addresses all streets that are under the jurisdiction of the City. State highways under the jurisdiction of the Washington State Department of Transportation are all legally designated arterials (RCW 46.61.195).

For purposes of comprehensive planning and this code, and pursuant to RCW 35.78.010, the City of Lakewood has classified and designated its City streets in three general categories, principal arterials, minor arterials, and local access roads. These classifications have the same meanings, respectively, as the terms major arterial, secondary arterial and access streets as those terms are used in RCW 35.78.010. The City of Lakewood has further designated a fourth category, collector arterial, as shown in this code and as used in the City's Comprehensive Plan. Lakewood's street designations are consistent with the federal functional classification system for city streets. (Ord. 501 § 3 (part), 2009.)

12A.09.022Principal Arterials.

Principal arterials provide service for principal traffic movements within the City. They serve centers of activity; intra-area travel between Lakewood and other suburban centers between larger communities, and between principal trip generators. Principal arterials serve the longest trips and carry the principal portion of trips entering and leaving the overall area. Typically they are the highest traffic volume corridors in the City. The design year ADT is generally more than 15,000 vehicles per day. They frequently carry important intra-urban and inter-city bus routes.

The spacing of principal arterials usually varies from about 1 mile in highly developed business areas to 5 miles or more in rural areas. Service to abutting land should be subordinate to the provision of travel service to principal traffic movements; this service should be incidental to the primary functional responsibility of the street. Desirably it is located on community and neighborhood boundaries or adjacent to but not through principal shopping centers, parks, and other homogeneous areas.

Principal Arterials

Street Name

From

To

Bridgeport Way W /SW

McChord Drive (South City Limits)

Leach Creek (north city limits)

Custer Road SW & W

88th Street SW

74th Street W

Gravelly Lake Drive

I-5 Northbound on-ramp

Bridgeport Way W

Lakewood Drive SW

Bridgeport Way SW

74th Street W (north city limits)

Military Road SW

107th Ave. SW (west city limits)

Washington Blvd. SW

South Tacoma Way

112th Street S

South 80th Street (north city limits)

Steilacoom Boulevard SW

Far West Drive (West City Limits)

South Tacoma Way

Washington Boulevard SW

Military Road SW

Gravelly Lake Drive SW

74th Street W

Custer Road W

Lakewood Drive SW

88th Street SW

Steilacoom Boulevard SW

Custer Road SW

100th Street SW

Bridgeport Way SW

South Tacoma Way

112th Street S

South Tacoma Way

Steele Street S

(Ord. 635 § 1, 2016; Ord. 501 § 3 (part), 2009.)

12A.09.023Minor Arterials.

Minor arterials interconnect with and augment the principal arterial system. Minor arterials connect principal arterials to collector arterials and small generators. They provide service to medium-size trip generators, such as less intensive commercial development, high schools and some junior high/grade schools, warehousing areas, active parks and ball fields, and other land uses with similar trip generation potential. They distribute travel to smaller geographic areas and communities than those identified with the principal arterial system. They provide service to trips of moderate length of a somewhat lower level of travel mobility than principal arterials. The design year ADT is approximately 5,000 to 20,000.

Spacing of minor arterials is usually less than 1 mile in fully developed areas. They provide intra-community continuity and are typically a continuous street with a direct rather than a meandering alignment. They may carry local bus routes. Minor arterials allow for more emphasis on land access than the principal arterial system. They usually do not penetrate identifiable neighborhoods.

Minor Arterials

Street Name

From

To

Ardmore Drive SW

Steilacoom Boulevard SW

Whitman Avenue SW

Butte Drive SW

116th Street SW

104th Street SW

Custer Road SW

Steilacoom Boulevard SW

88th Street SW

Edgewood Avenue SW

North Gate Road SW

Washington Blvd. SW

Far West Drive SW

112th Street SW

Steilacoom Blvd. SW

Garnet Lane SW

Onyx Drive SW

83rd Avenue SW

Gravelly Lake Drive SW

Bridgeport Way SW

Steilacoom Blvd. SW

Hipkins Road SW

104th Street SW

Steilacoom Blvd. SW

Interlaaken Drive SW

Short Lane SW

Holly Hedge Lane SW

Lakeview Avenue SW

111th Street SW

Steilacoom Blvd

Main Street SW

Gravelly Lake Drive

108th Street SW

Motor Avenue SW

Lexington Avenue SW

Whitman Avenue SW

Mount Tacoma Drive SW

Holly Hedge Lane SW

Lexington Avenue SW

Mount Tacoma Drive SW

Motor Avenue SW

Bridgeport Way SW

Murray Road SW

Fort Lewis Gate Entrance

I-5 Northbound On-ramps

North Gate Road SW

Nottingham Road SW

Edgewood Avenue SW

North Thorne Lane SW

Union Avenue SW

I-5 Northbound On-ramps

Nyanza Road SW

Gravelly Lake Drive SW (S)

Gravelly Lake Drive SW (N)

Pacific Highway SW

Gravelly Lake Drive SW

South Tacoma Way

Phillips Road SW

Steilacoom Boulevard SW

Onyx Drive SW

Short Lane SW

104th Avenue SW

Interlaaken Drive SW

Union Avenue SW

Berkeley Street SW

North Thorne Lane SW

Vernon Avenue SW

Veterans Drive SW

116th Street SW

Veterans Drive SW

Nottingham Avenue

Gravelly Lake Drive SW

Whitman Avenue SW

Motor Avenue SW

Ardmore Drive SW

40th Avenue SW

100th Street SW

96th Street SW

75th Avenue W

Bridgeport Way W

Lakewood Drive W

83rd Avenue SW

Steilacoom Boulevard SW

Garnett Lane SW

84th Street S

South Tacoma Way

Tacoma Mall Boulevard S

87th Avenue SW

Steilacoom Boulevard SW

Onyx Drive SW

93rd Street SW

Whitman Avenue SW

Bridgeport Way SW

96th Street S

40th Avenue SW

Lakewood East City Limits

100th Street SW

Gravelly Lake Drive SW

Bridgeport Way SW

104th Street SW

Butte Drive SW

Hipkins Road SW

108th Street SW

Main Street

Pacific Highway SW

111th Street SW

112th Street SW

Lakeview Avenue SW

112th Street SW

Gravelly Lake Drive SW

111th Street SW

112th Street SW

Military Road SW

Farwest Drive SW

150th Street SW

Murray Road SW

Lakewood East City Limits

(Ord. 635 § 2, 2016; Ord. 503 § 3 (part), 2009.)

12A.09.024Collector Arterials.

Collector arterials distribute trips from principal and minor arterials to the ultimate destination, or may collect traffic from local streets and channel it into the principal and minor arterial systems. They carry a low proportion of traffic traveling through the entire subarea; carry a high proportion of local traffic with an origin or destination within that area. Design year ADT is approximately 2,000 to 8,000. They may be on a somewhat meandering alignment and need not be particularly long or continuous.

Spacing is typically about 1/4 mile in developed areas. Collector arterials provide land access service and traffic circulation within residential neighborhoods, commercial, and industrial areas. They may penetrate identifiable residential neighborhoods.

Collector Arterials

Street Name

From

To

Alferetta Drive SW

Dekoven Drive SW

Gravelly Lake Drive SW

Amber Drive SW

Zircon Drive SW

Sapphire Drive SW

Angle Lane SW

Elwood Drive SW

Hipkins Road SW

Avondale Road SW

Brook Lane SW

Gravelly Lake Drive SW

Berkeley Street SW

I-5 northbound On-ramps

Portland Avenue SW

Bristol Avenue SW

Lakewood Towne Center

100th Street SW

Clover Creek Drive SW

Pacific Highway SW

Hillcrest Drive SW

Coral Lane SW

Sapphire Drive SW

Onyx Lane SW

Dekoven Drive SW

Meadow Road SW

Lake Grove Street SW

Dresden Lane SW

Elwood Drive SW

87th Avenue SW

Durango Street SW

Steilacoom Boulevard SW

B&I Parking Lot

Edgewood Avenue SW

Veterans Drive SW

North Gate Road SW

Elwood Drive SW

Angle Lane SW

Dresden Lane SW

Hillcrest Drive SW

Glenwood Avenue SW

Clover Creek Drive SW

Holden Road SW

Military Road SW

Lake Louise Drive SW

Huggins Meyers Rd SW

116th Street SW

112th Street SW

Idlewild Road SW

112th Street SW

104th Street SW

Interlaaken Drive SW

Veterans Drive SW

Lake Steilacoom Dr. SW

John Dower Road SW

Steilacoom Boulevard

Custer Road W

John Dower Road W

Custer Road W

75th Street W

Lake City Boulevard SW

Veterans Drive SW

116th Street SW

Lake Grove Avenue SW

Waverly Avenue SW

Dekoven Drive SW

Lakewood Mall Blvd. SW

Lakewood Towne Center

Bridgeport Way SW

Lake Louise Drive SW

100th Avenue SW

Holden Road SW

Lake Louise Drive SW

Holden Road SW

104th Street SW

Lake Louise Drive SW

104th Street SW

100th Ave SW

Lake Louise Drive SW

Lake Louise Drive SW

100th Avenue SW

McChord Drive SW

New York Avenue SW

Bridgeport Way SW

Meadow Road SW

Brooke Lane SW

Ardmore Drive SW

New York Avenue SW

Pacific Highway SW

McChord Drive SW

North Thorne Lane SW

Union Avenue SW

Portland Avenue SW

Nyanza Park Drive SW

Nyanza Road SW

Glenwood Avenue SW

Onyx Drive SW

Zircon Drive SW

87th Avenue SW

Onyx Drive SW

87th Avenue SW

Phillips Road SW

Onyx Drive SW

Phillips Road

Turquoise Drive SW

Phillips Road SW

Onyx Drive SW

Turquoise Drive SW

Portland Avenue SW

Boundary Street SW

North Thorne Lane SW

San Francisco Avenue SW

Interstate 5

Addison Street SW

Sapphire Avenue SW

Amber Drive SW

Coral Lane

Waverly Drive SW

Crescent Lane SW

Mount Tacoma Drive SW

West Thorne Lane SW

Union Avenue SW

Portland Avenue SW

Whitman Avenue SW

Ardmore Drive SW

Steilacoom Boulevard SW

Zircon Drive SW

Onyx Drive SW

Turquoise Drive SW

59th Avenue SW

Main Street SW

Gravelly Lake Drive SW

75th Street SW

75th Street W

Bridgeport Way W

78th Street SW

Onyx Drive SW

91st Avenue SW

83rd Avenue SW

Washington Boulevard SW

112th Street SW

87th Avenue SW

Dresden Street SW

Steilacoom Boulevard SW

91st Avenue SW

78th Street SW

Zircon Drive SW

100th Street SW

Dekoven Drive SW

Gravelly Lake Drive SW

101st Street SW

Farwest Drive SW

100th Avenue SW

104th Street SW

Lake Louise Drive SW

Butte Drive SW

104th Street SW

Hipkins Road SW

Interlaaken Drive SW

112th Street SW

Farwest Drive SW

Butte Drive SW

112th Street SW

Huggins Meyers Road SW

Interlaaken Drive SW

(Ord. 635 § 3, 2016; Ord. 501 § 3 (part), 2009.)

12A.09.025Local Access Street System.

The local access street system provides circulation and access for residential neighborhoods away from the arterial system.

Traffic generators, such as schools or churches, within residential areas should be considered within the local circulation pattern, not only from within the subdivision, but from adjacent neighborhoods as well. There should be a limited number of access points with the arterial streets that border a subdivision.

Local access streets should be designed for relatively uniform low volume of traffic upon full development. The system should be designed to discourage excessive speeds and should minimize the necessity for traffic control devices. Internal streets with direct lot access should be discontinuous so as to discourage through traffic.

Local access streets provide direct access from abutting land to the arterial street system. There are usually no bus routes on local access streets. Through-traffic is deliberately discouraged. (Ord. 501 § 3 (part), 2009.)

12A.09.026Minimum Street Standards.

See the Engineering Standards Manual, current edition, for street details.

Pavement for all city streets shall meet the requirements outlined in the Engineering Standards Manual and shall be designed by a professional engineer registered in the State of Washington. In some cases the City Engineer may elect to waive the requirements for a design report provided the roadway is designed to a minimum pavement section as outlined in the ESM. (Ord. 583 § 5, 2014; Ord. 501 § 3 (part), 2009.)

12A.09.027Roadway Level of Service.

The intent of this section is to ensure that public streets maintain an adequate level of service (LOS) as new development occurs. The LOS standard is adopted in the Transportation Element of the Comprehensive Plan. (Ord. 501 § 3 (part), 2009.)

12A.09.028Traffic Studies.

The City may request that a trip generation analysis be prepared and submitted for any proposed development. The analysis shall clearly identify traffic generated and trip distribution.

All new proposals for development that would meet any of the following trip generation levels shall submit a traffic impact analysis at the time of application:

A. 20 new trips during the peak hour at any signalized intersection;

B. 50 new trips during the peak hour; or

C. 200 average daily trips.

Where a safety concern exists, the City may require an analysis to be prepared to address the safety concern and any other concern identified by the applicant’s engineer upon review.

All traffic studies shall be consistent with the most recent edition of the Trip Generation Manual, published by the Institute of Transportation Engineers. Traffic impact analyses shall identify a traffic impact area and include an analysis of origin/destination trip distribution and an analysis of impacts to LOS within the traffic impact area, an evaluation of safety concerns, recommendations for mitigating traffic impacts, or additional information as deemed necessary by the City Engineer. Traffic impact analyses shall be prepared by a professional traffic engineer. (Ord. 501 § 3 (part), 2009.)

12A.09.030Road Improvements.

(Ord. 501 § 3 (part), 2009.)

12A.09.031Street Frontage Improvements.

A. When Required. Street frontage improvements are required for the following development projects:

1. New Construction. The installation of street frontage improvements is required prior to issuance of a certificate of occupancy for all new construction projects except two or fewer single family houses (when constructed concurrently on adjacent existing lots) or one duplex, unless otherwise required by the City Engineer.

2. New Subdivisions and Short Plats. The installation of street frontage improvements is required prior to final plat approval for subdivisions and short plats which create two (2) or more additional/new lots, unless otherwise required by the City Engineer.

3. Additions, Alterations, or Tenant Improvements - Special Provisions Apply. Street frontage improvements shall be constructed as part of all additions, alterations or tenant improvements if one (1) of the following conditions is met:

a. The proposed addition, alteration or tenant improvement will generate an increase in traffic exceeding 12 additional/new vehicular trips per day as determined by the latest edition of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) manual.

b. The proposed addition, alteration or tenant improvement is considered a change of use which intensifies the use of the site or significantly alters the traffic circulation within the site.

c. The proposed addition, alteration or tenant improvement will create a traffic safety concern or exacerbate a known traffic safety concern in surrounding project vicinity.

d. The proposed addition, alteration or tenant improvement will redevelop the property (remove/demolish existing buildings, parking areas and improvements on-site and construct new buildings, parking areas and improvements within the property).

B. Scope of Improvements. Street frontage improvements shall be installed along the entire frontage of the property, to the centerline of the street, or if a multi-lane street, the affected lane, at the sole cost of the applicant as directed by the City Engineer. The City Engineer may permit modification of street improvement standards where the required street improvements are not, in the opinion of the City Engineer, roughly proportionate to the impact, type, scale and cost of the proposed development action.

1. Street frontage improvements may include the following: curb, gutter, sidewalk, storm drainage, street lighting, traffic signal equipment, utility installation or relocation, landscaping strip, street trees and landscaping, irrigation, street widening, pavement overlay or reconstruction, and channelization.

2. In addition to required frontage improvements, the applicant shall provide ramps from the new sidewalk or walkway to the existing shoulder, across streets and pavement and channelization tapering back to the existing pavement and channelization as required to address safety concerns.

3. Frontage Improvement Pavement Requirements

a. Half-street pavement reconstruction shall be required when: the existing pavement rating is at or below 40, based on the City of Lakewood Pavement Management System; crown slope is greater than 3 percent; is light bituminous pavement; and/or was built with no base structure. Pavement coring and/or subsurface investigation shall be required to determine base condition.

b. Half-street asphalt overlay (2-inch minimum) shall be required when the existing pavement rating is at or below 60 based on the City of Lakewood Pavement Management System. Pre-leveling and/or grinding may be required to create a uniform 2 percent crown slope.

c. Minimum frontage improvement pavement requirements shall be a patch per City Standard Plans AND one lane grind / inlay (2-inch minimum).

d. See the Engineering Standards Manual for additional requirements.

C. Deferral of Improvements. When the City has plans for an improvement project, or an area is deemed not essential to the city sidewalk system, or for other similar reasons, the City Engineer may determine that street frontage improvements cannot or should not be constructed at the time of building construction or subdivision, and may allow improvements to be deferred. In these instances, the property owner shall, prior to issuance of the building permit or site development permit, at the direction of the City Engineer:

1. Pay to the City an amount equal to the property owner's cost of installing the required improvements prior to issuance of a building permit. The property owner shall provide documentation satisfactory to the City Engineer that establishes the cost of the materials, labor, quantities; or

2. Record an agreement which provides for these improvements to be installed by the property owner by a date acceptable to the City Engineer; or

3. Record an agreement to not protest a local improvement district to improve the street frontage.

Note: In the case of Item 1 above, the City shall be required to use the money collected in accordance with RCW 82.02.020 and identify to the owner which streets the money collected will be used to improve.

D. Corner Lots. In the case of corner lots or other development sites fronting more than one right-of-way, should the impact of the development be such that street system improvements would not be required on all rights-of-way fronting the development site, street system improvements shall be constructed on the right-of-way or rights-of-way selected by the City Engineer.

E. The City Engineer may require the applicant to deed to the City, in accordance with Section 12A.05.060, additional right-of-way as necessary from the property under consideration to create a right-of-way width which complies with state statutes, City ordinances, and/or any other statutes, ordinances, or regulations as a means of mitigating any impact the project may have on the City street system. (Ord. 583 § 6, 2014; Ord. 501 § 3 (part), 2009.)

12A.09.032Other Road Improvement Requirements.

If a proposed project is determined to impact an existing City-maintained street, one or more of the following mitigation measures may be required:

A. Implement site-specific traffic mitigating measures immediately adjacent to the project such as right- or left-turn lanes, channelization, signalization, signal coordination, signal timing, additional road and/or shoulder widening, and correction of geometric deficiencies which are determined to be necessary based upon information from a traffic or engineering study or other sources. These improvements shall be implemented only to mitigate impacts resulting directly from a proposed project's traffic on the City street at the entrance/exit to the project or in the affected project area, and/or;

B. Projects that cause a City street to be reclassified to an arterial classification or higher classification of arterial shall be subject to the right-of-way requirements of the higher classified road, and/or;

C. If the City streets serving as access to the development do not meet City Standards, the City shall require the applicant to construct the existing City streets for a length and in such areas as the City determines is necessary. Design and construction shall be in conformance with the Engineering Standards Manual.

D. If a proposed project will create a safety concern or exacerbate a known safety concern in the surrounding project vicinity, the Applicant and/or Property Owner shall be required to:

1. Participate in road improvements to correct or improve safety concern(s) as directed by the City Engineer; or,

2. At the discretion of the City Engineer, the applicant shall comply with all of the items listed below:

a. Hire a professional traffic engineer to evaluate the safety concern and determine appropriate solutions to the problem;

b. Provide construction plans designed by a professional civil engineer to remedy the safety concern. The City shall review and approve the proposed construction plans. (Ord. 501 § 3 (part), 2009.)

12A.09.040Street Trees.

The purpose of this section is to protect existing street trees by regulating their maintenance and removal, and to provide for new street trees on existing and new streets.

A. No person shall plant, remove, or otherwise change a tree on a right-of-way, without an approved right-of-way permit, or if appropriate, site development permit. The general maintenance of street trees by property owners or their contractors is exempt from this requirement. The general maintenance of City-owned street trees by City employees, their contractors, or assigns is also exempt from this requirement.

B. All new development applications are required to plant and maintain street trees consistent with the requirements LMC 18A.50.135 and LMC 18A.50.460, as determined by the City Engineer. (Ord. 501 § 3 (part), 2009.)

12A.09.050Sidewalks, Walkways, Paths, and Trails.

Sidewalks shall be provided on public and private streets. Walkways, paths, and trails may be required for pedestrian connectivity. Installation of improvements shall be required as a condition of development approval.

A. Sidewalks fronting public right-of-way shall be located in public right-of-way. The preferred location for other sidewalks, walkways, and trails is within existing public rights-of-way. If it is not feasible to locate these facilities within the right-of-way, then recorded easements across private property that guarantee public access may be used.

B. Easements and tracts may be used to accommodate trails. Easements and tracts shall be wide enough to include the trail width and a minimum clear distance of two feet on each side of the trail. The width may vary according to site-specific design issues such as topography, buffering, landscaping, and utilities.

C. The location of non-motorized facilities shall consider the following factors.

1. Compliance with adopted City plans and policies, including but not limited to, the Comprehensive Plan, the Six-Year Transportation Improvement Plan, the Non-Motorized Transportation Plan, the Parks Master Plan;

2. Need to improve access to public facilities;

3. Need to connect a development with trails;

4. Need for sidewalks on one or both sides of a street. (Ord. 501 § 3 (part), 2009.)

12A.09.060Private Streets.

(Ord. 501 § 3 (part), 2009.)

12A.09.061Certification.

All private streets shall be constructed by the applicant and inspected by the project engineer who shall issue a letter of compliance to the applicant with a copy to the City certifying the following:

A. The private street has been constructed in accordance with the Engineering Standards Manual.

B. The street signs are in place.

C. The storm drainage, if applicable, has been constructed in accordance with the project engineer's design.

D. The gate (if applicable) has been installed in conformance with all applicable codes.

E. Existing and new bridge structures, if any, comply with all applicable codes.

F. The compliance letter shall be stamped, signed, and dated by the project engineer and shall be worded as follows:

"I have inspected the project and find that the private street and storm drainage as constructed for this project conform to the terms and conditions of the submitted design and requirements of the City's development standards and regulations, and that the appropriate street signs are in place."

A revised set of plans showing alterations to the previous accepted plans shall be submitted with the letter of compliance. (Ord. 501 § 3 (part), 2009.)

12A.09.062Completion.

All site improvements shall be completed and the letter of compliance submitted to the City or a financial guarantee shall be submitted to the City in the amount of one hundred fifty (150) percent of the construction cost prior to plat approval.

The street(s) within a short plat, large lot, or formal plat shall be constructed prior to approval of occupancy of any structures constructed within the plat, except for model home permits as authorized by the City.

A note shall be placed on the face of the plat which states:

"No building permits will be issued on any lots in this plat (except for model home permits as authorized by the City Subdivision Code) until the private street(s) have been constructed and a letter certifying their compliance to the City's development standards and regulations is on file with the City."

(Ord. 501 § 3 (part), 2009.)

12A.09.063Maintenance.

All private streets and sidewalks subject to the terms of these regulations shall have a Maintenance Covenant approved by the City Engineer and recorded with the Pierce County Auditor's

Office prior to or concurrent with the recording of the subdivision or plat. An active association shall be established to carry out the terms of the covenant. Private streets or easements existing prior to the effective date of this Chapter will be exempted from the Street Maintenance Covenant. Any new private street shall conform to these standards.

Maintenance of the street shall include but not be limited to street surfacing, shoulders, gates, signs, stormwater facilities, landscape maintenance, and vegetation control. (Ord. 501 § 3 (part), 2009.)

12A.09.064Conditions of Recording.

Prior to recording a plat, the applicant shall dedicate private street easements to the City in the event of formation of a Local Improvement District (L.I.D.). If private street easement widths are insufficient to allow dedication to the City, then a note will be placed on the face of the plat stating that “Future dedication of the private street to the City may require the dedication of additional right-of-way.” (Ord. 501 § 3 (part), 2009.)

12A.09.070Traffic Control.

A traffic control plan meeting the approval of the City Engineer, based on engineering principles, shall be prepared for any activities within the right-of-way that disrupt pedestrian or vehicular traffic patterns in accordance with the most current version of the MUTCD. This plan shall be developed and submitted with the permit application.

A. Temporary traffic control to ensure traffic safety during construction activities must be provided. A City-approved plan is required prior to starting construction activities.

B. The applicant is responsible for supplying and installing all necessary permanent traffic control devices such as street name signs, stop signs, speed limit signs, and channelization.

C. The traffic control plan shall minimize disruption to pedestrians during construction. In the event of pedestrian disruption, the plan shall contain adequate pedestrian connections and clear signage.

City approval of traffic control plans does not relieve the contractor of responsibility for maintaining proper traffic control for the project's duration. (Ord. 501 § 3 (part), 2009.)