ORDINANCE NO. 27-95
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND EXISTING SECTION 1105.01 OF
CHAPTER 1105 OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE VILLAGE
WHEREAS, a clear distinction needs to be made between public and private
WHEREAS, this change allows the Village to properly regulate the installation of
NOW THEREFORE, be it ordained by the Council of the Village of Granville,
Section I: Existing Section 1105.01 of the Granville Codified Ordinances is hereby
repealed and a new Section 1105.01 is hereby adopted as follows:
Plat and subdivision defined -see O.R.C. 711. 001
a) For the purpose of these Subdivision and Development Regulations the
following terms are defined:
Alley"or "service street"means a local right-of-way publicly
owned primarily for service access to the back or sides of properties.
Arterialftreet"means a street primarily for through traffic carrying
heavy loads and large volume of traffic usually on a continuous
Block"means a parcel of land bounded on at least one side by a street
and on the other sides by a natural or manmade barrier or property line.
Boulevard"means a street containing two lanes in each direction
of travel each with a minimum width of twelve feet separated by a traffic
island. Traffic islands shall have a minimum width of eight (8)feet
measured from the back of curb to the back of curb.
Building line"means the line within the property defining the required
minimum distance between any structure and the adjacent street right-ofway.
Collector street"means a street, whether within a residential,
industrial, commercial, or other type of area, which primarily carries
traffic from local streets to arterial streets, including the principal
entrance and circulation routes within residential subdivisions.
Commission"means the Planning Commission of the Municipality.
Cul-de-sac"means a.street having one end open to vehicular traffic and a vehicular turn around provided on the other end.
9) D "oublef-rontage lot"or "Reversef-rontage lot"means a lot with front and rear street frontage.
10) E "asement"means a right of way granted for limited use of land for public or quasi-public purpose.
Engineer, County"means the County Engineer of Licking County.
Engineer, Municipal"means the full-time or consulting Engineer of the
Improvement"means a physical addition or alteration to land that
may be necessary to service or accommodate lots.
Local street"means a street primarily for the purpose of providing
access to residential, commercial and other abutting property.
Lot"means a parcel of land intended for transfer of ownership,
development, improvement and/or dedication.
Lot area"means the area contained within the property lines of the
individual parcels of land as shown on a subdivision plat, excluding space
within any street or right-of-way, but including the area of any easement.
Municipality"means the Municipality of Granville, Ohio and its
Plat, preliminary"means a tentative subdivision plan, in lesser detail than
the final plat, indicating the proposed layout of a subdivision as a basis
for consideration prior to the preparation of the final plat.
19) P "lat, final"means a complete and exact subdivision plan prepared for
official recording as required by statute.
Private drive",p r"ivate road" s"ervice drive",s e"rvice road",
driveway", or any other "way"not classified as a "street"is a local
privately owned right-of-way for access to or through private
Street"means a public right-of-way designed for the purpose of moving
people and goods or for the provision of access to private property.
Subdivider"or "developer"means an owner or a person authorized as
the agent for an owner for whom subdivision plans are being or have
a)The division of any parcel of land shown as a unit or as contiguous
units on the last preceding tax roll, into two or more parcels, sites
or lots, any one of which is less than five acres for the purpose, whether
immediate or future, of transfer of ownership or development. Such
division must be surveyed and platted, provided, however, that the
division or partition of land into parcels of more than five acres not
involving any new streets or easements of access, and the sale or
exchange of parcels between adjoining lot owners, where such sale or
exchange does not create additional building sites, shall be exempted.
b) The improvement of any parcel or parcels of land for residential,
commercial or industrial structures or groups of structures which requires
the opening, widening or extension of any street or streets. Such
improvement must be surveyed and platted.
c)The division or allocation of land as open spaces for common use by owners, occupants or lease holders or as easements for the extension
and maintenance of public sewer, water, storm drainage or other public
facilities. Such division or allocation must be surveyed and platted..
Sketch plan"means a draft or sketch showing contemplated development.
25) S"ubdivision and Development Regulations"or "Regulations"means
Ordinance 21 -95, adopted August 2, 1995, as amended, which is
codified as Title I of this Part Eleven -Planning and Zoning Code.
26) T"raffic Impact Study"means a study prepared by a registered
engineer to determine the impact of proposed development on the
27) V "illage Planner"means the Municipal Administrative Officer
appointed by the Manager whose duties include the enforcement and
administration of the provisions of these Subdivision and Development
Section 11: This Ordinance shall take effect and be in full force upon the earliest date
allowed by law.
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ORDINANCE NO. 27-95