A. Utility Easements
Utility easements must be provided where a public or private utility is required by this chapter.
Utility easements must be at least fifteen (15) feet wide when dedicated for a City utility, or ten (10) feet wide when dedicated for any other utility placement. A sanitary or drainage easement, which is combined with another utility for a dual-purpose easement, must be at least twenty (20) feet wide. However, the City Engineer may increase or decrease the required easement width where required by local conditions and pipe size.
B. Common Driveways
See Section 18.30.050.E.
2. Width and Configuration
c. Drainage easements must be a minimum of fifteen (15) feet for enclosed structures and twenty (20) feet for open (paved or grass lined) channels where they cross private property. The City Engineer may adjust the required width where needed to comply with subsection b, above.
4. Recreational Easements
Recreational easements are required where parks or open space areas on plats are public, part of a public park or open space, or provide a connecting link to public recreational use areas such as lakes, parks and multi-purpose trails.