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0328 Intersection Visibility 1990CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO ORDINANCE NO. 328 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO, AMENDING SECTION 18.12.020(A) OF THE CHUBBUCK MUNICIPAL CODE TO COORDINATE STANDARDS FOR INTERSECTION VISIBILITY WITH THE IDAHO CODE SECTION 49-211; REPEALING PRIOR CONFLICTING ORDINANCES; PROVIDING FOR THE SEVERABILITY OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ORDINANCE; PROVIDING THAT ALL OTHER SECTIONS AND PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 18.12 NOT HEREIN AMENDED SHALL REMAIN IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT; AND PROVIDING WHEN THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BECOME EFFECTIVE. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO: Section 1. Section 18.12.020(A) of the Chubbuck Municipal Code is amended as follows: A. Visibility at intersections--On a corner lot, ~½e~T-~h½~-~ha~-~e-e~ee~e~7-~aee~7-~e~-~-a~we~-~ g~w-½~-s~eh-a-ma~e~-as-~-m~e~a~y-~m~e~e-~s½~-~e~wee~-a he~gh~-sf-~h~ee-fee~-~m~-te~-~ee~-~BsYe-~he-ee~te~-~½~e-g~a~es-8~ eh~s-~e~e= it shall be the responsibility of the owner of real property to remove from property any hedge, shrubbery, fence, wall or other sight obstructions of any nature except buildings where these sight obstructions constitute a traffic hazard. No owner shall erect, place, plant or allow any Qbject to be so put so as to constitute a sight obstruction. The above sight obstructions shall not extend more than three (3) feet in height above the existin~ center line road elevation within the vision triangle of vehicle operators. The boundaries of the vision .triangle being defined by measuring from the intersection of the edges of two (2) adjacent roadways forty (40) feet along each roadway and connecting the two (2) points with a straight line. The sight distance obstruction is also applicable to railroad- b~.i~h~y~_grade crosD.in_~_q~, with the vision triangle defined measuring forty ~(40) feet along the railroad property line. ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS Section 1. Repeal of Conflicting Ordinances. The provisions of any Ordinance of the City of Chubbuck, Idaho, and any provision of the Chubbuck Municipal Code which are in Ordinance - Page 1 dsc chbbck01.252 .conflict with the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby repealed to the extent of such conflict. All other sections and provisions of Chapter 18.12 not herein amended shall remain in full force and effect. Section 2. Severability. If any provision of this ordinance is held invalid, for any reason, by any court of competent jurisdiction, such holding shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any of the remaining provisions. Section 3. Effective Date. The rule requiring an ordinance to be read on three separate days, one of which shall be a reading in full, is' hereby dispensed with, and this Ordinance shall become effective upon its passage, approval and publication as provided by law. PASSED BY THE COUNCIL AND APPROVED BY THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO, this ATTEST: CITY CLERK 27th.day of FEBRUARY __, 1990. Ordinance - Page 2 dsc chbbck01.252