2-0101. Scope of Chapter
2-0102. License Necessary to Construct, Reconstruct and
2-0103. Contractor's License, Fee, Expiration Date.
2-0104. Driveway Construction Specifications.
2-0105 Materials in General.
2-0101. SCOPE OF CHAPTER. This article shall govern all construction of all alley returns and driveways within the City of Harwood.
2-0102. LICENSE NECESSARY TO CONSTRUCT, RECONSTRUCT AND REPAIR DRIVEWAYS. No person may construct, reconstruct, or repair driveways within the City without first procuring a license from the City Auditor to engage in such work.
2-0103. CONTRACTOR'S LICENSE, FEE, EXPIRATION DATE. If a license to construct, reconstruct, and repair driveways is granted by the City Auditor, the person applying must pay to the City Auditor a license fee as set by resolution of the City Council. Such license will expire on December 31 of each year.
2-0104. DRIVEWAY CONSTRUCTION SPECIFICATIONS. All residential driveways must be six (6) inches thick, must be no less than sixteen (16) feet nor more than thirty (30) feet wide, and must be located so as to provide access to a parking space within the property to be served. All commercial or industrial driveways must be seven (7) inches thick and must be no more than thirty-six (36) feet in width. Provided, however, that such commercial or industrial driveway may, upon approval of the City Engineer, be constructed to a maximum width equal to one-half of the width of the lot.
Driveways should be designed in accordance to the following schedule and approved by the Building Inspector or City Engineer prior to construction:
Designation of Street / Minimum Distance to Property Line Nearest the Intersection
Access onto designated Collector or Arterial streets should be via a local street system. In instances where this, or the minimum distance to the intersection as set out above, cannot be achieved, approval must first be obtained by the City Council following review by the Planning and Zoning Commission. The required distance to intersections on Collector streets is a minimum of one hundred (100) feet. The required distance to intersections on Arterial streets is a minimum of one hundred fifty (150) feet. In instances where this cannot be achieved, approval must first be
obtained by the City Council following review by the Planning and Zoning Commission. Distances between driveways and intersections are measured from the edge of the driveway closest to the intersection and the right-of-way line of the intersecting street. In no case will the aggregate width of the driveway into a property exceed one-half (½) the width of that property.
Source: Ord. 2013-15, Sec. 1 (2013)
2-0105. MATERIALS IN GENERAL. Design specifications and material requirements for driveways in the City will be available at the office of the City Engineer. All driveways constructed in the City must conform to those requirements.