1381.10 EASEMENTS.
   Future access to all permanent vegetative and/or mechanical post-construction Water Quality Conservation Practices (SCMs) and other areas, as required by the City, shall be secured by means of perpetual easements.
   (a)    The easements shall be recorded in the name of the City and of the Maintenance Organization. Recorded easements must provide for City access.
   (b)    Such easements shall be not less than twenty-five (25) feet in width, in addition to the width of the ditch, channel, or other facility it is to serve. Further, an easement of this type shall be provided on one (1) side of the flood control or storm drainage ditch, channel, or similar-type facility.
   (c)    Access along the initial drainage system shall be by means of easements. Such easements shall be not less than twenty-five (25) feet in width with a minimum ten (10) foot width on either side of the centerline.
   (d)    Access adjacent to storage facilities shall consist of a twenty-five (25) foot easement in the case of detention (dry) basins and a twenty-five (25) foot easement with a twenty-five (25) foot level bench in the case of retention (wet) basins, measured from the top of the bank and shall include the storage facility itself.
   (e)    Easements for the emergency flow ways shall be a minimum of twenty-five (25) feet in width or larger, if required by the City Engineer.
   (f)    Flood control or storm drainage easements containing underground facilities shall have a minimum width of twenty-five (25) feet.
   (g)    The easements shall be restricted against the planting within said easement of trees, shrubbery or plantings with woody growth characteristics and against the construction therein of buildings, accessory buildings, fences, walls, or any other obstructions to the free flow of stormwater and the movement of inspectors and maintenance equipment and also restricted against the changing of final grade from that described by the grading plan.
      (Ord. 2017-19. Passed 10-10-17.)