Unified Development Ordinance, 4th supplement, September 2017
Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 8 – 4 Effective Date: September 01, 2013 Supp. No. 3 CHAPTER 8. SUBDIVISION & SITE PLAN STANDARDS | Article 8.1. General Provisions Sec. 8.1.6. Reservation of Public Land Sec. 8.1.8. Names and Numbering A. The proposed name of a subdivision, site plan and proposed street names shall not duplicate or too closely approximate, phonetically, the name of any other subdivision, site plan or street. B. Words that are part of a name and are generic in their meaning (e.g. “river,” “woods,” “hills”) shall not be considered as duplicates of other similar uses of words. C. House or building numbers shall conform to the system established for the City. Sec. 8.1.9. Subdivision Monuments A. Permanent Markers 1. Permanent markers shall be placed at locations of the subdivision in accordance with Sec. 8.1.9.B. 2. Permanent markers must be made of concrete at least 3 feet long and 4 inches square or in diameter with appropriate markings on top. The location and coordinates of each of these markers shall be shown on the subdivision plat. B. Coordinate System 1. Permanent markers shall be placed at one or more corners of the subdivision that are coordinated with a horizontal control monument of some United States or State agency survey system, such as the North Carolina Geodetic Survey System, where such monument is within 2,000 feet of a corner. 2. Where the North Carolina Grid System coordinates of the monument are on file with the state, the coordinates of both the referenced corner and the monuments used shall be computed and shown in X (easting) andY (northing) coordinates on the map. 3. The coordinates shall be identified as based on “NAD 83” indicating North American datum of 1983, or as “NAD 27,” indicating North American datum of 1927. Where such a monument is not available, the tie shall be made to some pertinent and permanent recognizable landmark or identifiable reference point. as-built drawings is provided to the Development Services Department and the warranty required in the previous section is completed. Sec. 8.1.6. Reservation of Public Land A. Where a proposed park, greenway, open space, school, fire station or other public use shown in the Comprehensive Plan is located in whole or in part in a development, the City Council may require the reservation of the land for future use. B. The reservation shall continue in effect for a period of not more than 1 year from the date of approval of the preliminary plan or site plan. This reservation period may be extended for an additional year upon submission of a letter to the City Council of intent to purchase by the appropriate governmental agency. Further extensions may be permitted upon mutual agreement between the land owner and the City Council, each of which shall not exceed 2 years. Sec. 8.1.7. Easements A. Platted easements and deed of easements shall be provided in the locations and dimensions required by the City in order to: 1. Allow for adequate storm drainage facilities; 2. Allow for proper installation of water and sewer lines, whether immediately proposed or necessary for adequate service in the future; 3. Allow for cross-access between properties; 4. Allow for adequate transit facilities and access; 5. Allow for adequate pedestrian and bicycle access; 6. Allow for adequate right-of way for street types; 7. Allow for adequate public access; and 8. Allow for adequate slope for roadway construction. B. Easement widths shall be specified by the City as necessary to accommodate existing and future needs as well as construction and repair of facilities. For drainage easements, the widths should be sufficient to accommodate areas anticipated to be inundated by stormwater.