1. Within the boundaries of and adjacent to a development, sidewalks shall be installed by the developer or builder in accordance with the Technical Specifications and Design Criteria for Public Improvement Projects as follows:
R-2, R-3, R-4, N, O, C-1, C-2, C-3, C-4
At least one (1) side of all local streets
M-1, M-2, M-3
At least one (1) side of service streets
2. All sidewalks shall be at least five (5) feet in width.
3. Sidewalks shall be located:
b. In any required pedestrian easements.
4. Sidewalks along public and private residential streets for single-family developments will be constructed as part of the building permit and will be constructed prior to the building receiving a final certificate of occupancy. If the sidewalks cannot be installed due to adverse weather, a temporary certificate of occupancy may be issued for the building.
5. Sidewalks that are required along both sides of all public and private streets for all multifamily areas shall have all sidewalks complete for the approved phase prior to moving on to the next phase of development.
B. Pedestrian and Maintenance Accessways
1. In residential developments, the developer shall provide accessways for pedestrian and maintenance purposes to greenways, parks and open space areas, and detention areas. The access shall conform to the following:
c. Accessways shall be a minimum of thirty (30) feet in width or shall be another alternative in conformance with adopted Technical Specifications and Design Criteria for Public Improvement Projects.
d. Accessways which are intended to provide access for both pedestrians and maintenance vehicles must provide a minimum of eight (8) to ten (10) foot wide paved surface in conformance with the Technical Specifications and Design Criteria for Public Improvement Projects.
2. Crosswalks shall comply with the Technical Specifications and Design Criteria for Public Improvement Projects.
C. Trail System
1. Any street within a subdivision, which is indicated on the Trails & Greenways Plan as being a part of the trail system, shall be constructed with a widened sidewalk within the right-of-way and/or within a recreation easement paralleling the street.
2. Within the boundaries of subdivisions, open spaces, greenways or recreation easements shall be dedicated to the City when those areas are indicated in the Trails & Greenways Plan. The Public Works Department shall approve the location, configuration and final boundaries of the open spaces, greenways or recreation easements. Open spaces, greenways and recreation easements:
a. Shall be platted for the use of the public, and for the construction and maintenance of public trails, and
3. Within the boundaries of subdivisions, trails shall be installed by the City within publicly dedicated open space, greenways or recreation easements when such trails are indicated in the Trails & Greenways Plan.
4. Within the boundaries of subdivisions, trails shall be:
a. If publicly dedicated, shall comply with the applicable minimum design standards established pursuant to the Technical Specifications and Design Criteria for Public Improvement Projects manual, or
b. If private, shall have a minimum five (5) foot width and a minimum four (4) inch deep asphalt or concrete surface.
6. Within the boundaries of subdivisions, private homes associations may provide, own and maintain trails and walkways in open space areas not indicated in the Trails & Greenways Plan or not otherwise dedicated as public open space. These private trail and walkway connections may connect open space areas, neighborhood and adjacent perimeter destinations, and connectivity between cul-de-sacs in locations where direct internal street connections are not provided.
D. Bicycle Facilities
1. On-street bikeway improvements, including but not limited to bike lanes and “share the road” routes, shall be provided within the boundaries of subdivisions and where applicable along adjacent arterial and collector streets, when identified on the Major Street Map, Transportation Master Plan, Parks and Recreation Strategic Plan and/or other applicable plans to implement the City’s bicycle network.
2. Designated on-street bicycle facilities shall:
a. Comply with the on-road or shared path facility requirements of the AASHTO Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities, and
b. Have a minimum width of five (5) feet with curb and gutter, or four (4) feet without curb and gutter.