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17.82.045 Driveway Access Plans.

(Added by Ordinance No. 182760, effective June 5, 2009.)  The City Engineer may require that future driveway locations be identified on plans submitted with the land division.  The City Engineer may impose conditions of approval as appropriate and necessary regarding the number, configuration, and use of driveways necessary to ensure the safe and orderly flow of traffic, preserve on-street parking, preserve or establish street trees, maximize opportunities for vegetated stormwater management, reduce pedestrian conflicts, and enhance the pedestrian environment.  The City Engineer may require access easements to facilitate joint or shared use of a driveway consistent with Chapter 17.28.