1248.01  SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENTS REQUIRED BEFORE FINAL APPROVAL.
   Before approval will be given upon any final plat for record, the following improvements must be installed in the subdivision shown on such plat:
   (a)   Water mains must be installed, together with all necessary appurtenances, such as hydrant valves and curb connections, at each lot within the subdivision, all meeting the approval of the Cleveland Water Department and the City Engineer.
   (b)   Storm sewers, together with all necessary appurtenances and curb connections, for each lot in such subdivision shall be designed and installed in accordance with minimum standards adopted therefor and adequate for the drainage of the streets, the lot fronting thereon, and the natural drainage intercepted by such street.
   (c)   Sanitary sewers, together with all necessary appurtenances and curb connections, for each lot in such subdivision shall be designed and installed in accordance with the minimum standards adopted therefor.  Where Municipal sanitary sewer facilities are not available and accessible, the developer may construct and install on-lot sewage treatment systems, provided such systems are approved by the Health Department and/or the Ohio EPA.  The approval by the City Engineer and his or her decision deeming the sewers necessary shall be based upon a determination of the adequacy of the proposed facilities relative to the natural contours and topography of the area, the proposed population density of the subdivision and the effect of the facilities upon abutting and adjacent properties and upon the public health, safety and welfare of the entire Municipality.  In accordance with Section 1045.28 of the North Royalton Codified Ordinances, all sanitary sewage shall be conveyed to City Treatment Facilities unless otherwise authorized by Council.
   (d)   All sewers, excluding house laterals, must be installed in dedicated streets or in easements granted to the Municipality, in legal form satisfactory to the City Law Director; have proper size, slope and material type as approved by the City Engineer; serve all accessible lots and lands in the subdivision; and go to the boundaries of the subdivision.
   (e)   Sidewalks shall be at least four feet in width along local streets, five feet along local collector streets, and six feet along collector and major arterial streets.  Pavement thickness shall be four inches of concrete and not less than six inches across driveways.
   (f)   Streets shall be improved as follows:
      (1)   Pavement widths and roadway pavements for major and secondary thoroughfares, minor streets and marginal access streets shall be as required by the City Engineer and stipulated in the Zoning Code.
      (2)   Grading and centerline gradients shall be as per plans and profiles approved by the City Engineer.
      (3)   Curbs and gutters shall be provided in accordance with details and specifications prescribed by the City Engineer.
(Ord. 1970-232.  Passed 9-15-71; Ord. 98-114. Passed 9-1-98; Ord. 05-183.  Passed 11-8-06.)