Village of Saukville, WI
Ozaukee County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Saukville 12-17-1985 by Ord. No. 389 as Secs. 6.03 and 6.20 of the 1985 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
General penalty — See Ch. 1, § 1-19.
Special assessments — See Ch. 5.
Review of driveway locations by Industrial Review Committee — See Ch. 8.
[Amended by Ord. No. 500; 4-17-2001 by Ord. No. 565; 12-4-2001 by Ord. No. 577; 1-20-2004 by Ord. No. 610; 1-15-2008 by Ord. No. 675; 6-24-2014 by Ord. No. 748; 8-9-2014 by Ord. No. 750]
No person shall construct or maintain any driveway across any sidewalk or curbing without first obtaining a driveway approach permit from the Public Works Superintendent. The driveway approach permit fee shall be as set by resolution of the Village Board.
No driveway shall exceed 24 feet in width at the outer or street edge of the sidewalk unless special permission is obtained from the Village Board.
[Amended 6-16-1998 by Ord. No. 519]
At street intersections, a driveway shall not provide direct ingress or egress to or from the street intersection area and shall not occupy areas of the roadway deemed necessary by the Village Board for effective traffic control or for highway signs or signals, except that the Village Board may permit a driveway at an existing T-intersection (an intersection of a through street and a side street terminating at its intersection with the through street) where the driveway will be located directly across from the side street.
[Amended 8-9-2014 by Ord. No. 750]
No driveway apron shall extend out into the street further than the face of the curb, and under no circumstances shall such driveway apron extend into the gutter area. All driveway entrances and approaches shall be so constructed that they shall not interfere with the drainage of streets, side ditches or roadside areas or with any existing structure on the right-of-way. When required by the Public Works Superintendent to provide for adequate surface water drainage along the street, the property owner shall provide any necessary culvert pipe at his or her own expense.
[Amended 8-9-2014 by Ord. No. 750]
No more than one driveway entrance and approach shall be constructed for any lot or premises except were deemed necessary and feasible without undue impairment of safety, convenience and utility of the street by the Public Works Superintendent. Any two approaches shall be at least 10 feet apart.
[Amended by Ord. No. 432; 8-9-2014 by Ord. No. 750]
All driveway entrances and approaches which are constructed for a lot or premises which has or is required to have a sidewalk shall be paved in concrete in accordance with the requirements of the Public Works Superintendent.
[Added 8-17-1999 by Ord. No. 537]
When driveway approaches that do not conform to § 90-6 are located on a street under reconstruction by the Village, the approach will be brought into conformance with § 90-6 by special assessment process. Any curb replacement cost will be borne by the Village.[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 5, Assessments, Special.
[Amended 8-9-2014 by Ord. No. 750]
The permittee shall assume all responsibility for any injury or damage to persons or property resulting directly or indirectly during construction or repair of driveway approaches or entrances. When curb or gutter is removed, the new connection shall be of equivalent acceptable material and curb returns provided or restored in a neat, workmanlike manner. Driveway surfaces shall connect with the street pavement and sidewalk in a neat, workmanlike manner. Any sidewalk areas which are damaged or are inadequate by reason of vehicle travel across the sidewalk shall be replaced in accordance with the requirements of the Public Works Superintendent.
Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall be subject to a penalty as provided in § 1-19 of this Code.