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(A) Definitions. For the purpose of this schedule, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning. Words used in the present tense shall include the future; “shall” is mandatory and not directory.
BUILDING SETBACK LINE. A line establishing the minimum distance between a building and its front property line. Ch. 156 of this code of ordinances establishes the minimum distance.
MAJOR THOROUGHFARE. A street designated by the City Council as used for through traffic in, by or through the city.
RESTRICTED OR LIMITED ACCESS STREET. A street where access is permitted only at specifically designated points.
RIGHT-OF-WAY. The area owned by the city or state or dedicated for public use for street purposes lying between the individual property lines.
ROADWAY. The portion of the right-of-way developed for the purpose of moving traffic.
TRAFFIC MOVING LANE. The portion of the roadway devoted to the movement of a single line of traffic, varying in widths from ten feet to 12 feet in width.
TRUCK ROUTE. A street designated by the City Council as used for truck traffic in or through the city.
(2013 Code, § 26-87)
(B) Major thoroughfares.
(1) Major thoroughfares shall be as designated as existing and future major and minor arterial streets and collector streets on the major street plan as shown in the city’s Comprehensive Plan and the city’s Transportation Plan.
(2) The Transportation Plan containing the Major Thoroughfare Map shall be updated from time to time by the City Engineer and approved by the City Council and kept on file in the office of the City Clerk.
(2013 Code, § 26-88)
(C) General provisions.
(1) Building setback lines shall be measured from the future right-of-way as established by this schedule. Where setback requirements have been established along primary, state and federal highways by the state’s Department of Transportation, the requirements of the state shall apply. The right-of-way widths shall be as required in the Transportation Plan, but in no case shall the right-of-way width be less than 60 feet.
(2) The cost of minimum improvements as provided in the city’s subdivision regulations shall be assessed to the benefited property. The cost of added widths and thickness of the roadway in excess of the minimum improvements to meet major street design shall be paid for by the city, except as provided in division (C)(1) above.
(3) When the street is abutted by a Commercial or Industrial District as designated by the district map of the Zoning Ordinance, the established roadway width shall be not less than 37 feet, unless approved by the Council, and all the cost, regardless of width and thickness shall be assessed to the benefitted property.
(2013 Code, § 26-89)
(D) Extension of major thoroughfares. The platting or subdivision of an area within or adjacent to the city, which requires approval of the Council as provided by I.C.A. Ch. 354 or § 558.65 and into which or through which a major thoroughfare would be extended upon annexation to said city, shall conform to the provisions of this schedule as a condition or requirement for such Council approval.
(2013 Code, § 26-90)
(E) Truck routes. Truck routes are established as follows:
From Marion Street to Highway 30
E. Main Street
From 12th Avenue to east corporate limits
From west corporate limits to east corporate limits
From S. 9th Street to S. 3rd Avenue
From N. 3rd Avenue to N. 18th Avenue
N. 3rd Avenue
From north corporate limits to Marion Street
From S. 3rd Avenue to S. 12th Avenue
S. 9th Street
From W. Lincoln Way to W. Madison Street
S. 12th Avenue
From E. Nevada Street to E. Main Street
S. Center Street
From south corporate limits to Iowa Avenue
W. Lincoln Way
From west corporate limits to S. 9th Street
(2013 Code, § 26-91)
(F) Truck route signing. Directional signing shall be erected at appropriate locations throughout the city to guide through trucks to the designated truck routes and facilitate their use.
(2013 Code, § 26-92)
Penalty, see § 70.999