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ORDINANCE NO. O2022-16
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE WARRENVILLE ZONING ORDINANCE
REGARDING PARKING SURFACING REQUIREMENTS IN RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS
WHEREAS, the City is a home rule municipal corporation in accordance with Article VII, Section 6(a) of the Constitution of the State of Illinois of 1970; and
WHEREAS, the City of Warrenville Zoning Ordinance, as amended ( “Zoning Ordinance” ), is codified as Title 10 of the Warrenville City Code ( “City Code” ); and
WHEREAS, Section 10.A.5.A.14 of the Zoning Ordinance sets forth regulations regarding off-street parking area surfacing requirements within the City; and
WHEREAS, Section 7-2-3-17 of the City Code sets forth regulations regarding new or replacement private, single-family residential driveway aprons in the public right-of-way; and
WHEREAS, the City desires to amend the Zoning Ordinance so that the surfacing requirements set forth in Section 10.A.5.A.14 of the Zoning Ordinance and Section 7-2-3-17 of the City Code are consistent while providing for non-conforming existing driveways ( “Text Amendment” ); and
WHEREAS, pursuant to notice duly published in the Daily Herald on March 9, 2022, the Plan Commission conducted a public hearing on March 24, 2022 to consider the Text Amendment, which public hearing was continued to April 7, 2022; and
WHEREAS, at the conclusion of the public hearing on April 7, 2022, after considering all of the testimony and evidence presented at the public hearing, the Plan Commission recommended that the City Council approve the Text Amendment; and
WHEREAS, the Mayor and the City Council have considered the recommendations of the Plan Commission and all of the materials, facts, and circumstances relating to the Text Amendment, and find that it is in the best interest of the City and the public to approve the Text Amendment and amend the Zoning Ordinance in the manner provided in this Ordinance;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF WARRENVILLE, DUPAGE COUNTY, ILLINOIS, AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION ONE: Recitals. The recitals listed above are incorporated in this Ordinance as if fully set forth in this Ordinance.
SECTION TWO: Amendments to Section 10.A.5.A.14. Section 10.A.5.A.14, titled “Surfacing,” of Chapter 5, titled “Off-Street Parking and Loading,” of the Zoning Ordinance is hereby amended as follows:
All open off-street parking and loading areas and related vehicular access drives and aisles, including residential driveways and widenings thereof, shall be surfaced as outlined hereinbelow:
Required Surfacing Options
Crushed stone, gravel, or similar material
A minimum of 8" (eight inches) of stone and 2" (two inches) 3” (three inches) of asphalt or 5" (five inches) of concrete reinforced with fibermesh or wire mesh
Existing aggregate depth of stone and 3” (three inches) of asphalt
Structural gravel *
Asphalt, concrete, brick, paving block, or similar dustless surface with a structural number of 2.5 in vehicular access and parking areas, and 2.8 in loading areas
Single- family detached dwellings with existing legal non-conforming gravel drives constructed prior to the effective date of this Ordinance (February 6, 1989)
Single-family detached dwellings with existing non-conforming aggregate and asphalt drives with fewer than 8” of aggregate constructed prior to the effective date of Ordinance O2022-___(May X, 2022)
All other single-family detached dwellings
All other uses
- : not allowed
* Structural gravel driveways shall be constructed in accordance with the following specifications:
1. have permanently installed edging such as, but not limited to, concrete, paving brick, cut stone, or steel, as approved by the Director of Community Development or his designee;
2. have a structural number of at least 1.8;
3. be constructed with 12 inches of stone and geogrid or similar structural reinforcement as approved by the Director of Community Development or his designee;
4. be located on private property and setback a minimum of 10 feet from the edge of the adjacent road pavement and 2 feet from public sidewalk;
5. the portion of the driveway located within the adjacent right-of-way shall be concrete or asphalt or paving bricks;
6. the property owner is responsible for the regular maintenance and removal of any gravel from the public right-of-way.
The Zoning Administrator may waive the requirement for surfacing herein for a parking area located no less than 400 feet from a Residential District that serves a use located in an M Manufacturing District.”
SECTION THREE: Effective Date. This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect following its passage, approval, and publication in pamphlet form in the manner required by law.
PASSED THIS ____ day of ________, 2022.
APPROVED THIS ____ day of ______, 2022.