1246.04  EASEMENTS.
   (a)   The developer shall contact the City Engineer and the public utility company involved regarding the preferred location of utilities.  In general, utilities will be placed in 10 foot wide easements along road rights of way.  Where necessary, utility easements shall be required along rear or side property lines.  These utility easements shall not be less than ten feet in total width.  Utility easements 20 feet wide are permissible along rear property lines in cases where such rear property lines abut unplatted land.
   (b)   Drainage easements shall be provided which conform substantially with the lines of any natural watercourse, drainage ditch, channel or stream.  Such easements shall be of adequate width as determined by the City Engineer for the particular conditions of the site.  If within a public right of way the drain will be tiled and enclosed, unless by special permission of Planning Commission.
   (c)   Where a subdivision is traversed by a watercourse, drainage way, channel or stream, there shall be provided a storm water easement of drainage right of way conforming substantially with the lines of such watercourse, and such further width or construction, or both, as will be adequate for the purpose.  Parallel streets or parkways may be required in connection therewith.
(Ord. 1970-232.  Passed 9-15-71; Ord. 98-114. Passed 9-1-98.)