Chapter 6
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10-6-1: SIDEWALKS REQUIRED:
10-6-2: SIDEWALK SPECIFICATIONS:

10-6-1: SIDEWALKS REQUIRED:linklink


A. Definitions: For the purposes of this section, the following definitions shall apply:

ADDITION: Construction of a structure that is attached to or connected with an existing building.

INFILL DEVELOPMENT: The development of a previously undeveloped lot or tract of land in an existing neighborhood.

NATURAL DISASTER: An event or force of nature, including, fire, earthquake, flood and tornado.

NEW DEVELOPMENT: Improving an undeveloped lot or tract of land by subdividing, site planning, construction or building permitting. Development on a previously developed lot or tract of land which where the previous development is removed for the purposes of developing the site shall also be considered new development.

REDEVELOPMENT: The development of a previously developed lot or tract of land after a total loss.

TOTAL LOSS: The destruction of a structure as a result of a natural disaster such that nothing of value remains and the structure cannot be repaired or restored to its original condition.


B. Sidewalks That Parallel Abutting Streets: The following shall include sidewalks that parallel all abutting streets:

1. New development.

2. Redevelopment or infill development on property used or zoned as residential (four-family R-4A, townhouse R-5, multi-family R-7).

3. Redevelopment or infill development on property used or zoned as residential (estate R-1, single-family R-2, mobile home neighborhood R-3, duplex R-4), but only if an adjacent property or if a property within the same residential subdivision has a sidewalk.

4. Addition, redevelopment and infill development on property used as or zoned as commercial.

5. Addition, redevelopment and infill development on property used as or zoned as industrial.


C. Sidewalks Within A Development: Multi-family residential, commercial, educational, industrial and public gathering developments must incorporate sidewalks within its development.


D. Exceptions:

1. Addition, new development, redevelopment and infill development along unimproved roads.

2. Placement or construction of an accessory building.

3. Addition, new development, redevelopment, or infill development on agriculturally zoned land.


E. Sidewalk Development Fee: Developers may be eligible to pay a sidewalk development fee, as set out in section 2-6F-14 of this code, in lieu of constructing a sidewalk. The following shall apply:

1. Eligibility for the sidewalk development fee is at the discretion of the city commission.

2. Developers who desire to pay a sidewalk development fee in lieu of construction of a sidewalk shall make written application to the mayor and board of commissioners.

3. New development shall not be eligible for the sidewalk development fee. (Ord. 2016-03, 2-2-2016)

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10-6-2: SIDEWALK SPECIFICATIONS:linklink


A. Sidewalks shall comply with the most current accessibility guidelines associated with the Americans with disabilities act.


B. Sidewalks shall be constructed using the minimum specifications provided in section 12-8-7 of this code.


C. Should a conflict arise between guidelines associated with the Americans with disabilities act and the specifications provided in section 12-8-7 of this code, the more restrictive shall apply. (Ord. 2014-37, 11-18-2014)

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