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(A) The arrangement, character, extent, width, grade and location of all proposed streets shall conform to the general plan of the community, and their relationship shall be considered to that of the existing and planned streets, to topographical conditions, to public convenience and safety, and in their appropriate relation to the proposed uses of the land to be served by the streets.
(B) Where such is not shown in the general plan for the community, the arrangements of streets in a subdivision shall:
(1) Provide for the continuation or appropriate projection of existing principal streets in surrounding areas;
(2) Conform to a plan for the neighborhood approved or adopted by the city to meet a particular situation where topographical or other conditions make continuation of or conformance to existing streets impracticable; and
(3) Be laid out so that they shall intersect, as nearly as possible, at right angles.
(C) Residential streets shall be so laid out that their use by through traffic shall be discouraged.
(D) Street jogs with centerlines offsets of less than 125 feet shall be avoided.
(E) Street right-of-way widths shall conform to the city’s Thoroughfare Plan, and in no case shall any street right-of-way be less than 50 feet.
(F) Half streets shall be prohibited, except where necessary to the reasonable development of the subdivision in conformance with the other requirements of these regulations and where the city finds it will be practicable to require the dedication of the other half when street has already been provided adjacent to an area to be subdivided, the other remaining portion of the street shall be platted within the subdivision. Where part of a residential or collector street is being dedicated along a common property line, the first dedication shall be one-half on the proposed street right-of-way plus five feet.
(G) Cul-de-sacs in residential additions shall not be longer than 600 feet from the nearest intersection and in industrial areas they shall not exceed 1,000 feet from the nearest intersecting street, and there shall be provided at the closed end a turnaround having an outside roadway diameter of at least 80 feet and a street property line diameter of at least 100 feet.
(I) Street grades shall be established regarding topography, proposed land use and the facilities in the area surrounding the land to be subdivided, providing desirable minimum street grades of 0.50%. An absolute minimum of 0.30% will be allowed.
(J) Street name markers shall be installed in accordance with the prescribed type currently in use by the city, or an approved equal, as proved by the City Manager. Street markers and erections will be at the expense of the subdivider.
(K) Driveway cuts or entrances shall not be permitted on collector streets, minor arterials or principal arterials. All ingress and egress to residential lots facing either collector streets or minor or principle arterials shall have an alley provided for rear entrance only.
(Ord. 459, passed 12-17-1985)