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Title: 12 - Roads, Parks and Waterways

Chapter: 04 - Urban and Rural Public Road Standards

Section: 70 - DesignRoad construction

A.   Road construction in urban areas requires paved surfacing, Caltrans A2-6 concrete curb and gutters with underground storm drainage systems, and five feet (in width) sidewalk. Minimum distance between face of curbs shall be:

Arterial road: eighty-two feet

Collector road: forty-four feet

Local road: forty feet

Cul-de-sac road: thirty-six feet

Turnarounds: forty-five foot radius.

B.   Road construction in rural areas may be with graded shoulders and open graded storm drainage systems or better. Minimum rural road improvement widths shall be:

Arterial road: twenty-four-foot paved surface with four-foot shoulders

Collector road: twenty-four-foot paved surface with four-foot shoulders

Local road:

1.  For roads serving twenty lots or less, twenty-foot paved surface with four-foot shoulders

2.  For roads serving twenty-one or more lots, twenty-four-foot paved surface with four-foot shoulders

Cul-de-sac road: twenty-foot paved surface with four-foot shoulders

Turnarounds: forty-five-foot radius.

 

(Ord. 97-17 (part),1997.)