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0353 Measurement of Blocks and Lots 1991 CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO ORDINANCE NO. #353 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO, AMENDING SECTION 16.12.030 OF THE CHUBBUCK MUNICIPAL CODE TO PROVIDE FOR THE MEASUREMENT OF LOT WIDTH ON CURVED LOTS; REPEALING PRIOR CONFLICTING ORDINANCES; PROVIDING FOR THE SEVERABILITY OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ORDINANCE; PROVIDING THAT ALL OTHER SECTIONS AND PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 16.12 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 16.12.030 of the Chubbuck Municipal Code shall be amended to read as follows: 16.12.030 Blocks and lots. A. Block lengths shall not exceed fifteen hundred feet nor shall they be less than four hundred feet; except when the average lot size is one-half acre or more, in which case the maximum block length may be extended to a dimension reasonably determined by the city engineer. B. Block designs shall provide for two tiers of lots, each facing upon a street, unless the city engineer determines that such layout is not feasible. In addition to pedestrian walks provided elsewhere in this chapter, dedicated pedestrian ways with right-of-way width of eight feet or greater may be required where essential, as determined by the city engineer, for circulation or access to schools, playgrounds, shopping centers, transportation and other community facilities. C. The minimum area and dimensions of all lots shall conform to the requirements of the land use (zoning) ordinance of the city, as now in effect and as it may hereafter be amended, for the district in which the development is located. Ordinance - Page 1 dsc chbbck08.273 D. The side lines of all lots, as far as possible, shall be right angles to the street which the lot faces, or approximately radial to the center of curvatures, if such street is curved. Side lines of lots shall be approximately radial to the center of curvature of the cul-de-sac on which the lot faces. E. Lot widths shall conform to requirements imposed by the city's land use ordinance, as now in effect and as it may hereafter be amended; but in no event shall such widths be less than thirty feet at the street right-of-way line. Yard widths for lots located on cul-de-sacs or on curved sections of roadway may be measured at the front yard setback line. F. Corner lots for residential development shall be so designed as to permit conformance to the street setback requirements of the land use (zoning) ordinance. G. No lot shall be divided by a city limit line or the boundary line of a land use (zoning) district. Each such boundary line shall be made a lot line. H. No remnants of land shall be left in the development which do not conform to lot requirements, or are not required, unless they are suitable and actually used for common open space, utility easements, or other public purpose. I. Lots having frontage on two nonintersecting streets shall be prohibited except where made necessary, as determined by the city engineer, by topographic or other unusual conditions. J. Lots intended for nonresidential areas, shall have such additional depth and landscaped buffer as the city engineer may Ordinance - Page 2 dsc chbbck08.273 determine, in order to maximize the compatibility of the adjoining developments. 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 conflict with the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby repealed to the extent of such conflict. All other sections and provisions of Chapter 16 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 8IH. ATTEST: CITY CLERK day of JANUARY , 1991. R2SIDENT OF COUNC~'ENGLAND Ordinance - Page 3 dsc chbbck08.273