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TRN-1.22 - Infill Development on Streets with an Existing Sidewalk Corridor

TRN-1.22 - Infill Development on Streets with an Existing Sidewalk Corridor

INFILL DEVELOPMENT ON STREETS WITH AN EXISTING SIDEWALK CORRIDOR

Administrative Rule Adopted by Bureau of Transportation Pursuant to Rule-Making Authority

ARB-TRN-1.22


I. Background

These changes are in line with the effort to continue process improvements in public works permitting, specifically regarding the public works appeals process. A public works administrative appeal committee was formed December 1, 2011. The committee is charged with documenting appeal decisions and reviewing commonly approved appeals after a one year period.

II. Rule

Effective February 1, 2014, properties meeting all of the following shall be granted an administrative exception in lieu of meeting TRN- 1.09 for pedestrian corridor design configuration:

1) Zoned residential RM1, RM2 R-1, R-2, R-3, R-2.5, R-5, R-7, R-10, R-20, RF or any Industrial zone.

2) Any Building Permit must be in conformance with Land Use decisions made for the site;

3) The abutting street is classified in the City’s Transportation System Plan as a Local Service traffic street and local service walkway;

4) Existing sidewalk is built to within 1-foot of the pedestrian through zone standard width identified in the City’s TRN-1.09 within the property’s public right of way frontage; or in the case of a curb tight sidewalk configuration the sidewalk width is a minimum of 6-feet and utility poles are located behind sidewalk;

5) The existing furnishing zone (including the curb) is at least 3-feet wide or where a minimum 6-foot width curb tight sidewalk exists and there are no current or anticipated furnishings within the sidewalk;

6) The sidewalk corridor (curb, furnishing zone, sidewalk and frontage zone) is the same configuration the full length of the block (intersection to intersection) along the side of the street upon which the property is located; and,

7) Is not located within a designated Pedestrian District or in an area with an adopted street plan.

 


HISTORY

Adopted by Director of Bureau of Transportation April 12, 2013.

Filed for inclusion in PPD April 12, 2013.

Amended by Assistant Director of Bureau of Transportation February 11, 2014.

Amended by Assistant Director of Bureau of Transportation June 15, 2015.

Amended by Director of Bureau of Transportation November 12, 2020.

Filed for inclusion in PPD December 1, 2020.