Section 25-55 Drainage and storm sewers.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 018097 on 06/07/2004, Section 25-55 read as follows.
Flood-prone areas. Any portion of land being subdivided which is located within the limits
of maximum flooding of the 100-year flood, as determined by December 1, 1981, flood insurance
rate maps and amendments thereto on file with the director of public works, shall be developed
so as not to endanger the health, safety and general welfare of the inhabitants thereof, and in
compliance with the provisions of the zoning ordinance related thereto.
Storm sewers. Storm sewers
with curbs and gutters
shall be provided for lots
open channels may be allowed where deemed appropriate and when design features, such as
vegetated swales and check dams, are used to reduce runoff velocity and allow infiltration.
Sidewalks and pedways shall not be located between the street and open channel. Improvements
shall conform to standards contained in the city street and storm sewer specifications and
design standards, and the city storm drainage standards, and all applicable design standards and
specifications now or hereafter promulgated by the director of public works or adopted by the
Driveways across drainage features. Driveways that cross drainageways or ditches to
connect to public streets shall be constructed in a manner and method approved by the director of
public works consistent with the public health, safety and welfare.
Streets crossing streams. Streets that cross streams shall be designed and constructed
in a manner that minimizes the
disruption to the stream channel and buffer zone. Streams should be crossed only when
necessary to connect the street network.
(Code 1964, § 19.561; Ord. No. 10099, § 1, 3-5-84)