14-409 Coordination and extension of streets.

Public streets within the development areas shall be coordinated and extended as follows:

A. Coordination. All public streets within a subdivision shall be coordinated as to location, width, grades and drainage with other public streets, as follows: (i) by coordinating with existing or planned streets within the general area of the subdivision, including but not limited to existing or future adjacent subdivisions, or subdivisions contiguous to such adjacent subdivisions; and (ii) by continuing the public streets to planned, existing, or platted streets into adjoining areas by dedication or reservation of right of way adequate to accommodate continuation of the streets.

B. Extension. All public streets within a subdivision shall be extended and constructed to the abutting property lines to provide vehicular and pedestrian interconnections to future development on adjoining lands, terminating within the subdivision with a temporary turnaround. The arrangement of the public streets shall provide adequate access to adjoining lands within the subdivision where necessary to provide for the orderly development of the county including, but not limited to, reserving temporary construction easements of sufficient area to accommodate the future completion of the street when the adjoining lands are developed.  Each such extension to the abutting property lines shall be effected by dedication as provided in section 14-428.

 

 

14-426 Dedication of land for public use.

The subdivider may dedicate to the county a part of the property suitable for parks, schools, open space and other public facilities, utilities and other public or semipublic uses, as follows:

A. The board of supervisors shall not be required to compensate the subdivider for the land dedicated if the dedication is a gift, required by a proffer as part of a conditional rezoning, required as a condition of a special use permit, variance, or other approval, or if the need for the land is substantially generated by the subdivision.

B. Land dedicated under this section shall be set apart on the final plat and be identified by a note on the plat stating that the land is dedicated for public use.

C. The determination of whether the need for the land is substantially generated by the subdivision shall be made by considering the factors for a determination set forth in section 14-424(B).

 

 

14-428 Dedication of streets, alleys, curbs, gutters, sidewalks, stormwater management facilities, bicycle trails, pedestrian trails.

The agent shall require a subdivider to dedicate to the county for public use each public street, including each non-constructed street extension as provided in section 14-409, and including any required curb, curb and gutter, planting strip and sidewalk, each drainage improvement for the public street, and may require a subdivider to dedicate to the county for public use any stormwater management facility, bicycle trail or pedestrian trail within a subdivision or section thereof, as follows:

A. The board of supervisors shall not be required to compensate the subdivider for any dedicated land or improvements thereon.

B. The land and improvements to be dedicated shall be set apart on the final plat and be identified by a note on the plat stating that the land is dedicated for public use.  In the case of the extension of a public street or other facility or trail to the abutting property line of the property being subdivided, each such dedication shall be irrevocable and shall be deemed to be accepted for public use  by the recordation of the plat; provided, however, that such dedication shall be deemed to be conditioned upon the construction of all necessary improvements to effect the connection of such street, facility or trail  to serve such abutting property at the expense of the owner of such abutting property, or of the public, as the case may be.  Where any such extension shall have been previously dedicated to public use by the subdivider of property abutting the property being subdivided, such extension shall be constructed by the subdivider of the property being subdivided.

C. When a subdivision abuts one side of an existing or platted street, the subdivider shall dedicate at least one-half of the right-of-way necessary to make the street comply with the minimum width fixed for the street by this chapter.

 

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