§ 156.031  ALLEYS.
   (A)   Alleys shall be provided in commercial and industrial districts, except that the city may waive this requirement where other definite and assured provision is made for service access, such as off-street loading, unloading and parking consistent with and adequate for the uses proposed.
   (B)   Alleys shall be provided in all residential areas and in all commercial, retail or industrial areas.
   (C)   The minimum right-of-way width of an alley shall be 20 feet in industrial and commercial areas and 20 feet in residential areas. Alley turn-outs shall be paved to the property line and shall be at least ten feet wide face to face of curbs at that point. Paving radius where alleys intersect thoroughfares shall be ten feet and shall be five feet at intersections with all other streets.
   (D)   Alley intersections and sudden changes in alignments shall be avoided, but where necessary, lot corners shall be cut off at least 15 feet on each tangent to permit safe vehicular movement.
   (E)   Dead-end alleys shall be avoided where possible, but if unavoidable, shall be provided with adequate turn-around facilities, as determined by the city.
   (F)   All alleys shall be paved, and the paving shall conform to §§ 156.050 through 156.058 of these regulations. Alley paving shall be a minimum of ten feet wide in residential areas and 16 feet wide in commercial and industrial areas.
   (G)   Where driveways connect to alleys in commercial, industrial or residential areas, fences shall only be constructed along the rear lot line of any lot to a point within 5.0 feet of a point where the driveway would intersect the alley pavement at 90 degrees. Fences to be constructed along any driveway or perpendicular to alleys shall not be constructed within 5.0 feet of the rear lot line or alley easement line.
(Ord. 459, passed 12-17-1985)