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(a) In order to provide a clear view to the motorist there shall be a triangular area of clear visibility that is free of any obstructions where there is an intersection of two or more streets and/or where a driveway intersects with a street.
(b) Where a street intersects with another street, the triangular areas shall be defined by measuring 25 feet from the intersection of the extension of the front and side street curb lines (or the edge of pavement where there is no curb) and connecting the lines across the property. See Figure 1208-B.
(c) Where a driveway intersects a street, the triangular areas shall be defined by measuring 20 feet from the edge of the driveway along the street and ten feet along the driveway, perpendicular from the street. See Figure 1208-B.
(d) These standards shall not apply to driveways for single-family, two-family, or three-family dwellings.
(e) The Development Code Administrator, in consultation with the City Engineer, may reduce the distance requirement where it is determined that a narrow lot frontage would excessively reduce buildable area.
(f) No structure, sign, or landscape element shall exceed 30 inches in height, measured from the top of the curb, within the area established above, unless approved by the City Engineer. Trees may be located within these areas provided they are pruned and/or the canopy is trimmed to provide clear visibility (with the exception of the tree trunk) up to eight feet above the top of the curb.
(g) Where no curb exists, the height shall be measured from the top of the pavement.
(h) The Ohio Department of Transportation may impose additional restrictions along State routes, interchanges, and interstate highways.
(Ord. O2018-02, passed 2-20-2018)