Unified Development Ordinance, 6th supplement, September, 2018

Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 8 – 15 Effective Date: March 6, 2018 Supp. No. 5 Article 8.4. ​​New Streets | CHAPTER 8. ​SUBDIVISION & SITE PLAN STANDARDS Sec. 8.4.2. Street Types 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 12 months of issuance of the conditional letter of acceptance. 3. Where determined appropriate by the PublicWorks Director, the sidewalk and street tree planting area may occur on private property subject to an easement for public access. D. Tree Planting 1. Unless otherwise noted below, all trees planted in accordance with this Article must be shade trees. 2. Where overhead utilities exist, 1 understory tree shall be planted every 20 feet on center, on average. Required understory trees may be installed within GSI practices. Up to 20% of required understory trees may be offset by installing vegetated GSI practices, such as stormwater planter boxes. A maintenance plan must be approved for the GSI practice according to Sec. 9.2.2.D . 3. All required street trees must meet the design and installation requirements of Sec. 7.2.7 . If a GSI practice is part of an approved stormwater management plan for the site, required street trees may be installed within the GSI practice. A maintenance plan must be approved for the GSI practice according to Sec. 9.2.2.D . 4. Where development abuts a street controlled by the North Carolina Department of Transportation, street trees may not be required in the right-of-way, at the discretion of the North Carolina Department of Transportation. In this instance, a Type C2 street protective yard is required in accordance with Sec. 7.2.4. E. Administrative Design Adjustment Findings The PublicWorks Director may in accordance with Sec. 10.2.18. approve a street design adjustment, subject to the following findings: 1. The approved adjustment meets the intent of this Article; 2. The approved adjustment conforms with the Comprehensive Plan and adopted City plans; 3. The approved adjustment does not increase congestion or compromise safety; 4. The approved adjustment does not create additional maintenance responsibilities for the City; 5. The approved adjustment has been designed and certified by a Professional Engineer; and 6. The approved adjustment shall address stormwater collection and conveyance and not adversely impact stormwater collection. Sec. 8.4.2. Street Types A. Sensitive Area Streets 1. Sensitive Area Parkway 2. Sensitive Area Avenue 3. Sensitive Area Residential Street B. Local Streets 1. NeighborhoodYield 2. Neighborhood Local 3. Neighborhood Street 4. Multifamily Street C. Mixed Use Streets 1. Avenue 2-Lane, Undivided 2. Avenue 2-Lane, Divided 3. Avenue 3-Lane, Parallel Parking 4. Main Street, Parallel Parking 5. Main Street, Angle Parking D. Major Streets 1. Avenue 4-Lane, Parallel Parking 2. Avenue 4-Lane, Divided 3. Avenue 6-Lane, Divided 4. Multi-Way Boulevard, Parallel Parking 5. Multi-Way Boulevard, Angle Parking

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