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(A) Conformity. The arrangement, character, extent, width, grade and location of all streets shall conform to the Land Use and Thoroughfare Plan of current adoption and shall be considered in their relation to 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 such streets.
(B) Arrangement. Where such is not shown on the Land Use and Thoroughfare Plan, the arrangement of streets in a subdivision shall either provide for the continuation or appropriate projection of existing principal streets in surrounding areas, or conform to a plan for the neighborhood approved or adopted by the Planning Commission to meet a particular situation where topographical or other conditions make continuance or conformance to existing streets impracticable, provisions shall be made for future extension of streets and utilities.
(C) Street right-of-way widths. Street right-of- way widths shall be as shown on the Land Use and Thoroughfare Plan. The number of lanes will be as determined by the Traffic Impact Analysis. The requirement for on-street parking shall be determined by Planning Commission. The minimums shall not be less than the following:
Min. Width of Right-of-Way (feet)
Min. Number of Moving Lanes
Min. Number of Parking Lanes
(D) Major thoroughfares. Major thoroughfares shall be planned for continuation of movement of fast traffic between points of heavy traffic generation, and from one section of the community to another. They shall contain as few intersections with minor streets as possible. Such thoroughfares should traverse the community and should be spaced approximately one mile apart.
(E) Collector thoroughfare. The function of a collector thoroughfare is to collect traffic from minor streets and distribute it into major streets, and normally contain a relatively large number of intersections with minor streets and few with major streets. Collector thoroughfares should be spaced no closer than one-quarter mile.
(F) Minor thoroughfares. Minor thoroughfares shall provide direct and full access to each lot and shall be laid out so their use by through traffic will be discouraged.
(G) Marginal access thoroughfares and lots on major thoroughfares. Where a subdivision abuts or contains an existing or proposed major street, the Planning Commission may require marginal access streets, reverse frontage with screen planting contained in a non-access reservation along the rear property line, deep lots with rear service alleys, or such other treatment as may be necessary for adequate protection of residential properties and to afford separation of through and local traffic. The Commission may require dedication and improvement of marginal access streets or connection of parking areas along major streets abutting commercial and industrial developments. Where a subdivision borders on or contains a railroad right-of-way or limited access highway right-of-way, the Planning Commission may require a street approximately parallel to and on each side of such right-of-way, at a distance suitable for the appropriate use of the intervening land, as for park purposes in residential districts, or for commercial or industrial purposes in appropriate districts. Such distances shall also be determined with due regard for the requirements of approach grades and future grade separations.
(H) Reserve strips. Reserve strips controlling access to streets shall be prohibited except where their control is definitely placed in the city under conditions approved by the Planning Commission.
(I) Half-streets. Half-streets shall be prohibited.
(J) Cul-de-sacs. Cul-de-sacs, designed to be so permanently, shall not be longer than 500 feet within the corporation limits and shall not be longer than 800 feet and shall be provided at the closed end with a turnaround complying with current Engineering Rules and Regulations.
(K) Intersection. Right-of-way lines at street intersections shall be rounded with a radius of not less than 25 feet for major streets, 25 feet for collector streets and 20 feet for minor streets. Chords or cut- offs may be permitted in place of rounded corners. Streets shall be laid out so as to intersect as nearly as possible at right angles and comply with the current Engineering Rules and Regulations.
(L) Street curvature (horizontal alignment). Street curvature shall comply with current Engineering Rules and Regulations.
(M) Street jogs. Street jogs shall comply with current Engineering Rules and Regulations.
(N) Street grades. Street grades, wherever feasible, should not exceed the following:
(O) Street names. No street names shall be used which will duplicate or be confused with the names of existing streets within the county or city. Street names shall be subject to the approval of the Planning Commission, the Director of Public Safety and the Medina County Emergency Management Agency.
(P) Private streets. Private streets are prohibited except where as follows:
(1) In condominium subdivisions and planned unit developments.
(2) In business and industrial subdivisions.
(‘65 Code, § 1379.03) (Ord. 20-89, passed 4-4-89; Am. Ord. 28-92, passed 4-21-92; Am. Ord. 08-026, passed 6-3-08) Penalty, see § 153.999