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After approval of the tentative plat, the subdivision may be laid out, subject to the following general rules which shall apply to each such layout:
A. Frontage Requirement: Each lot shall front on a road, street or parkway.
B. Direct Street Connections: Provisions shall be made for direct connections with the principal streets in adjoining subdivisions, without offsets. Where practicable, streets shall be provided having centerlines on section, quarter section or eighth section lines. Such streets shall be extended to the boundaries of the subdivision.
C. Streets Bordering Subdivision: Where conditions warrant, the subdivider shall provide one-half (1/2) the width of streets bordering the subdivision.
D. Private Roads, Streets: Private roads and streets shall be permitted only when the subdivider submits sufficient evidence to the Village that there can be no public interest in such private road or street.
E. Street Width: The width of streets shall conform to the following:
1. On any existing State bond issue or Federal aid road within the Village, which has been surveyed, laid out, constructed or reconstructed prior to the time when approval of the tentative plat is given by the Village, and on which roads the width of the right-of-way has been specifically established by recorded plats and dedications thereof, the new lot or property line adjacent thereto shall be the said established right-of-way line, except that in no case shall the lot or property line adjacent thereto be nearer than fifty feet (50') from the survey line or centerline of such right-of-way as shown and referred to in the dedication and recorded plat thereof.
2. On any existing State aid roads within the Village, the new lot or property line adjacent thereto shall be the said established right-of-way line, except that in no case shall the lot or property line adjacent thereto be nearer than forty feet (40') from the center of the said road.
3. Wherever new streets or roads are created or dedicated within the proposed subdivision, and which are not of the type specified in subsection E1 or E2 of this section, they shall preferably be located and laid out on or along established section, quarter section or eighth section lines, and such streets or roads shall have a minimum width of sixty six feet (66'), except that in unusual cases where short streets or courts are necessary and where there is no reasonable assurance that at some future time such streets will be carried through to form a suitable connection with other streets, then such streets may be laid out having a minimum width of sixty feet (60'). Where such streets terminate at a dead end, a turnaround of not less than seventy five feet (75') in diameter shall be provided at such dead end.
F. Alley Width: Where alleys are provided, they shall be not less than twenty feet (20') in width.
G. Easements: Where alleys are not provided, easements of not less than five feet (5') in width shall be provided on each side of all rear lot lines for poles, wires, conduits, storm and sanitary sewers, gas, water and heat mains, but which shall not be used for that purpose until authorized by and under stipulated regulations of proper authorities having jurisdiction.
H. Block Length: Blocks shall not be of greater length than eight hundred feet (800').
I. Side Lot Lines: Whenever possible, the side lines of lots shall be perpendicular to the street line which forms the front of said lots.
J. Monuments: Permanent monuments at all block corners, points of tangency of curved lines and where street lines intersect the exterior lines of the subdivision shall be of iron pins three-fourths of an inch (3/4") in diameter and forty eight inches (48") in length.
K. Corner Lots: All lot corners shall be marked by five- eighths inch (5/8") diameter iron pins thirty six inches (36") in length.
L. Minimum Lot Frontage: The minimum frontage of lots shall be sixty six feet (66') and the total area of lots shall not be less than eight thousand three hundred sixteen (8,316) square feet.
M. Building Setback Lines: Building setback lines shall be established thirty feet (30') from the front lot lines.
N. Street Design Requirements: The subdivider shall grade, drain and surface the roadways of all streets shown on the plat so as to provide reasonable access for vehicular traffic to each lot of the subdivision. The roadway shall be graded to cross over all drainage ditches with proper means providing for continuing use of such existing drainage. The center thirty six feet (36') or more of such roadway shall be constructed with a minimum of eight inches (8") of packed slag, gravel, stone or any combination of such materials and topped with a two inch (2") hot mix bituminous mat. The subdivider shall also provide concrete curbs (at least 36 feet back to back), concrete gutters and storm sewers. If a subdivision faces on any existing street or if any of its streets connect with such existing streets, the subdivider shall build all concrete curbs, concrete gutters and storm sewers required along such existing streets or on account of such subdivision and the streets thereof. All required improvements shall be constructed entirely at the expense of the subdivider according to the specifications or approval of the Village Engineer and the Committee on Streets and Alleys, and in conformity with grade lines established by necessary surveys made at the expense of the subdivider and approved by the Village Engineer and the Committee on Streets and Alleys.
O. Sanitary Sewer Provisions: The subdivider shall provide sanitary sewer mains, services and appurtenances to serve each lot in the subdivision, including connections to existing sanitary sewers. Sewer mains shall be of adequate size to serve the area being subdivided as well as any tributary area which may reasonably be expected to require sewer service in the future, but in no case shall the inside diameter of the sewer main be less than eight inches (8"). Sewer services shall be of not less than six inch (6") inside diameter and shall be installed to points not less than twenty two and one- half feet (221/2') on each side of the centerline of the street. Manholes shall be provided at all junctions, changes in direction of flow, change in grade or size of pipe, and at not more than three hundred foot (300') intervals of straight runs. Materials and methods of construction shall comply with the standard specifications on file in the Office of the Village Clerk and the applicable ordinances of the Village as now or hereafter may be in effect. The subdivider shall obtain any permits required by law and shall submit the same, together with plans for the work, and obtain approval thereof by the Village Board before starting such work.
P. Water Service Provisions: The subdivider shall provide water mains, services and appurtenances to serve each lot in the subdivision, including the connection to the existing water distribution system and including fire hydrants and cutoff valves between such fire hydrants and water mains to which they are connected in accordance with specifications or approval of the Village Engineer and the Committee on Water of the Village. Water mains and appurtenances shall be in accordance with standard specifications on file in the Office of the Village Clerk. Services shall be not less than three- fourth inch (3/4") copper pipe and equipped with suitable cutoffs or stops. The size of the water main shall be approved by the Village, but in no event shall it be less than six inches (6") in diameter, except that water mains four inches (4") in diameter may be installed with Village approval where required connection to existing mains is to a main four inches (4") in diameter. Construction shall be in accordance with standard specifications aforementioned. The subdivider shall prepare plans for the layout and shall obtain all necessary permits and approval of such plans and permits by the Village before commencement of any work under this subsection.
Q. Surety Bond: The subdivider shall do such grading, draining, surfacing and other construction work in a manner as permanent as the materials used will allow and to the approval of the Village. The subdivider shall do such work at his own expense and shall either complete such work satisfactorily to the Village prior to the final approval of his subdivision plat by the Village, or deliver to the Village a duplicate signed contract covering all of said work in compliance with these regulations and a surety bond acceptable to the Village guaranteeing the completion of such work so contracted for within one (1) year from the date of such contract.
R. Streetlights: The subdivider shall provide streetlights or some other adequate night lighting provision. The design and installation of each streetlight or night lighting system in every subdivision shall be reviewed by the Village Engineer and shall be subject to the following general rules:
1. The subdivider shall be responsible for any and all costs of installing street lighting within the subdivision including, but not limited to, trenching, wiring, cables, poles and fixtures.
2. Streetlights shall be provided at each intersection of streets (or alleys) within a subdivision and at each cul-de- sac, but in no event shall there be less than one (1) streetlight per four hundred feet (400') (or portion thereof) of street frontage between intersections or between a street intersection and the terminus of a dead end street.
3. The lighting intensity of each streetlight shall be equivalent at a minimum to a one hundred seventy five (175) watt lamp or six thousand eight hundred (6,800) mercury luminous lamp.
4. The source of illumination shall not be lower than sixteen feet (16') above grade when placed in the street easement.
5. Lighting shall be designed and maintained to avoid unnecessary illumination of residents' interiors.
6. Light standards shall not be located within three feet (3') of the street pavement. Where sidewalks are required, streetlight standards shall be located between the sidewalk and street pavement. A variation to this section may be approved by the Village Engineer.
7. All public utility lines for light systems shall be placed in easements or dedicated right-of-way and entirely underground.
8. The streetlight system shall be installed before the expiration of the subdivider's letter of credit.
9. Once installed to the approval of the Village Engineer, the Village will assume the cost of maintenance and operations for the lighting pursuant to the Village's agreement with the public utility. (1979 Code § 6-1-3)