City of Mount Vernon, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of Mount Vernon 1-25-1961 as Ch. 53 of the General Ordinances, approved 1-26-1961. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Stormwater management — See Ch. 226.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 227.
A. 
For new or original paving of designated main streets or thoroughfares and streets in designated industrial areas, reinforced portland cement concrete pavement shall be used.
B. 
For new or original pavement on designated primary residential streets and culs-de-sac, asphaltic concrete wearing surface on bottom course bituminous macadam penetration method shall be used.
C. 
For new or original pavement on designated secondary residential streets, asphaltic concrete wearing surface on unreinforced portland cement concrete base shall be used.
D. 
For new or original pavement in parking areas or other public places, one or more of the following types of pavement shall be used:
(1) 
Unreinforced portland cement concrete pavement.
(2) 
Asphaltic concrete wearing surface on unreinforced portland cement concrete base.
(3) 
Asphaltic concrete wearing surface on bottom course bituminous macadam penetration method.
For new or original curbing on all streets and public places of the City, portland cement concrete shall be used.
For new or original sidewalks at all places in the City, portland cement concrete shall be used.
One or more of the following kinds of materials shall be used in repaving and in repairing all streets, public places and parking areas:
A. 
Reinforced portland cement concrete pavement.
B. 
Unreinforced portland cement concrete pavement.
C. 
Asphaltic concrete wearing surface on reinforced portland cement concrete base.
D. 
Asphaltic concrete wearing surface on unreinforced portland cement concrete base.
E. 
Asphaltic concrete wearing surface on bottom course bituminous macadam penetration method.
F. 
Asphaltic concrete wearing surface on existing pavement.
One or more of the following kinds of materials shall be used in surfacing and resurfacing streets, public places and parking areas other than new or original pavement of such streets, places or areas:
A. 
Asphaltic concrete, Type 2A.
B. 
Bituminous surface treatment on existing pavements.
The City Council shall by ordinance designate both the type of material that shall be used or the types of material which may be used and the classification of the street or thoroughfare to be improved, which designation shall be in accordance with § 75 of the Charter of the City of Mount Vernon, New York.
All of the above work is to be performed in accordance with the tests and standard construction specifications for like improvements with like pavements, curbs, sidewalks and materials adopted by the State of New York, Department of Public Works, on January 2, 1957, or as the same may hereafter be amended.