§ 83.09.040  Infrastructure Improvement Standards - Mountain Region.
   Table 83-10 identifies the infrastructure improvements required for all new residential and nonresidential subdivisions and non-residential development in the Mountain Region.
 
Table 83-10
Infrastructure Improvement Standards
Mountain Region
Standards
Residential and Agricultural Land Uses (Lot sizes are the size of the resultant parcels  after subdivision)
Commercial and Institutional Land Uses
Industrial Land Uses
1 acre or less
More than 1 to less than 2.5 acres
2.5 acres or greater
All lot sizes
All lot sizes
Y = Yes   NA = Not Allowed   N = Not required
Legal and physical accessY
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Grants of Easements(1)(10)
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Paved Access(10)
 
 
 
 
 
   Internal access (internal roads)
Y
Y
N
Y
Y
   Perimeter access (roads abutting subject property)
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
   Off-site access (paving to nearest paved road)
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Curbs and gutters(2)(3)(10)
Y
Y
N
Y
Y
Sidewalks(3)(4)(10)
N
N
N
Y
N
Street lights at intersections only (collectors or higher)(5)
Y
Y
N
Y
Y
Water
 
 
 
 
 
   Water purveyor(6)
Y
Y
Y or Y(7)
Y or Y(7)
Y
   Substantiated well water
NA
NA
N
Sanitation
 
 
 
 
 
   Sewer(8)
Y or Y
Y or Y
Y or Y
Y
Y
   Septic systems (9)
N
N
Drainage improvements(10)
Y
Y
N
Y
Y
Fireflow
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Notes:
(1)   Necessary rights-of way for transportation and circulation, drainage and flood control facilities, and utilities included.
(2)   The Public Works Department shall require curbs, gutters and sidewalks if necessary to control vehicle access, street drainage, and to provide pedestrian safety. Curb and gutters may be required by Caltrans on State highways.
(3)   These requirements may be waived within infill areas where there is no plan or financing mechanism in place to provide such improvements to other existing properties and where, as a result, such improvements will not be connected to other infrastructure.
(4)   Sidewalks may be required on both sides of the street by the Public Works Department if needed for pedestrian safety.
(5)   Shall be in compliance with the requirements of Chapter 83.07 (Glare and Outdoor Lighting).
(6)   Projects shall connect to a water purveyor when the nearest property line is within 200 ft. of a water line. This requirement shall be increased by 100 ft. for each dwelling unit in the project.
(7)   Individual well allowed if no water purveyor is available for residential and institutional uses.
(8)   Sewers shall be required within established sewer service districts and outside such districts when required by the WQCB. Projects shall connect to a sewer system when the nearest property line is within 200 ft. of a sewer line. This requirement shall be increased by 100 ft. for each dwelling unit in the project.
(9)   Septic systems are allowed only if the subject parcel is larger than one-half acre or meets WQCB requirements.
(10)   Waivers or modifications to these requirements may be considered pursuant to § 83.05.070 of this Code.
 
(Ord. 4011, passed - -2007; Am. Ord. 4242, passed - -2014)