Unified Development Ordinance, 4th supplement, September 2017

Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 8 – 3 Effective Date: September 01, 2013 Supp. No. 3 Article 8.1. General Provisions | CHAPTER 8. ​SUBDIVISION & SITE PLAN STANDARDS Sec. 8.1.1. Applicability for the site plan, whichever event first occurs on the property. Except the final coat of asphalt for street improvements and the installation of sidewalks, street trees, street lights and permitted street furniture may at the option of the applicant be installed within 36 months following the issuance of the first certificate of occupancy provided surety in the amount of 125% of these improvements are first provided to the City. Where improvements are required on a State-maintained road, a 100% construction surety is required. In this instance, proof of bond or surety with the State must be supplied to the City. C. Where the Development Services Director or designee determines that circumstances out of the control of the applicant have prohibited substantial progression of construction, an extension of not more than 2 years on the completion of the final coat of asphalt and installation of sidewalks, street trees, street lights and permitted street furniture may be granted. A surety in the amount of 125% of these improvements shall remain in place during the extension and the warranty period shall not commence until the outstanding items have been installed and inspected. D. Where the Development Services Director or designee determines that landscaping in the public right-of-way cannot be installed due to inclement weather conditions, a surety in the amount of 125% of the value of the landscaping shall be provided to the City, in accordance with Sec. 8.5.1.B.The landscaping improvements shall be installed within 30 days of the start of the next October 1 to April 30 planting period. Sec. 8.1.4. Warranty A. All development-related improvements must have a warranty guaranteeing the work against defects for a period of 1 year from the date of warranty period commencement for the respective infrastructure system. B. The warranty shall list the City as a beneficiary. C. A warranty surety shall be provided in an amount of 15% of the estimated value of the warranted development-related improvements. The surety shall expire 6 months after the expiration of the warranty period. Sec. 8.1.5. Acceptance Any development-related improvements shall not be officially accepted until the improvements have been inspected by the City, corrections are made in the field and on the approved infrastructure construction plans, a reproducible copy of the Article 8.1. General Provisions Sec. 8.1.1. Applicability A. This Chapter applies to all development within the City or within the City's extraterritorial jurisdiction as set forth in Sec. 10.2.5. a nd Sec. 10.2.8. B. No construction shall commence until all required plans, profiles and specifications have been reviewed and approved by the City or other governmental approving agency. C. No City services or utilities shall be extended or furnished to any development until the applicant has installed the improvements specified in this UDO or guaranteed their installation as provided for in this UDO. D. Waivers to this Chapter are approved by the City Council pursuant to Sec. 10.2.5.E.2. The PublicWorks Director where specifically authorized may approve administrative design adjustments. Any adjustment not approved by the Public Works Director may in the sole discretion of the developer be brought to the City Council as a waiver request. E. All improvements must conform with all adopted City plans. Sec. 8.1.2. Phasing A. If not otherwise set out as part of the preliminary subdivision plan, lots may be recorded and public improvements may be constructed in phases. B. A phasing plan shall be submitted in accordance with Sec. 10.2.5.E.7. Sec. 8.1.3. Construction Surety A. If all development-related improvements and installations are not completed and accepted by the City prior to a request to record all or a part of any subdivision or issuance of a building permit for any site plan, whichever first occurs, a security instrument shall be posted, in lieu of completion of the work, in an amount of 125% of the estimated construction cost of the development- related improvements which remain incomplete and with surety and conditions satisfactory to the City, providing for and securing to the City the actual construction and installation of improvements. B. All development-related improvements that are secured by a surety shall be installed prior to the issuance of the first certificate of occupancy within the subdivision phase or prior to the issuance of the first certificate of occupancy

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