Town of Greenwich, NY
Washington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Greenwich 6-9-1987. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building permits — See Ch. 96.
Manufactured home parks and trailer camps — See Ch. 140.
Site plan review — See Ch. 159.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 167.
[Amended 11-6-1996; 11-4-1998]
The standards for street design in the Town of Greenwich are as follows:
Street Types
Commercial
Thoroughfare
Collector
Rural
Right-of-Way
(feet)
70
60
50
50
Pavement Width
(feet)
36
24
20
20
Maximum Grade
4 to 6%
8%
8%
10%, except up to 14% for 200 feet or less
Minimum Grades
0.5%
0.5%
1%
1%
Minimum Sight Distance (alignment)
(feet)
300
300
250
250
Minimum Vertical Sight Distance
(feet)
250
250
100
100
Intersections
90° desired for all, but not less than 75°
Minimum Radius at Intersection
(feet)
50
40
25
20
Minimum Ditch Depth
(inches)
18
18
18
18
Road Culvert
Minimum of 18-inch CMP
Driveway Culvert
Minimum of 12-inch CMP
Minimum cover 12 inches
Shoulders
(feet)
6
6
5
5
Utility Easement
(feet)
20
20
20
20
Minimum Height
(feet)
14
12
12
12
Surface
6-inch blacktop (3-inch base; 2-inch binder; 1-inch blacktop)
3 1/2-inch blacktop (2 1/2-inch binder; 1-inch blacktop)
3 1/2-inch blacktop
3 1/2-inch blacktop or triple surface treatment
Gravel Base
(inches)
12
12
12
12