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Ord 80 Establishing Land Subdivision StandardsTOWN OF WESTLAKE ORDINANCE NO. 80 Land Subdivision Standards Article 1. Purpose: These are the general standards for review of platting, subdivision and development of land within the Trophy Club Planned Community which is within, the extraterritorial juris- diction of the Town of Westlake, Texas, as more particularly described on the official map of the Town of Westlake, adopted by Ordinance No. 81. These standards shall apply only to the Trophy Club Planned Community because of the size, the nature of improvements under construction and planned, and planned unit development concept applicable to this area, including but not limited to installation of a 36 -hole golf course, sanitary sewers, storm sewers, a water system, a sewage disposal system, concrete streets all encompassing approximately 2500 acres known as the Trophy Club Planned Community. These standards are adopted for the purpose of promoting the health, safety and general welfare and the safe, orderly and healthful development within the Trophy Club Planned Community. Article 2. P_r_or_pdiirP All plats, after being signed by the mayor of the Town of Westlake, shall be submitted for the approval of Commissioners Court of Denton County, Texas, in accordance with the Subdivision Rules and Regulations and County Road Regulations of the County of Denton (or Tarrant County, if applicable). After said approval the plat shall be filed for recordation with the county clerk. A reproducible copy of all plats so recorded shall be provided the Town Secretary, together with the recording infor- mation thereon. Fees: Article 3. A plat review fee shall be paid the town upon submission of preliminary and final plat. a. The preliminary plat review fee shall be $1.00 per acre. b. The final plat review fee shall be $1.00 per lot and $1.00 per acre in reserve. Article 4. Street Design: All public streets shall be arranged in accordance with good planning criteria in order to provide safe and reasonable traffic circulation in the subdivision and access to abutting properties. a. Major Thoroughfares (1) Minimum right of way width shall be 80 feet. (2) Minimum pavement width shall be 40 feet. (3) Intersections with other major thoroughfares shall be at 900 with a maximum angle of 801 to the perpendicular. (4) Reverse curves in major thoroughfares shall have a minimum center line radius of 1147 feet. -2- b. Minor Streets (1) Minimum right of way shall be 40 feet with storm sewer drainage. (2) Minimum pavement width shall be 27 feet, back of curb to back of curb. (3) One way loop street may have a minimum width of 24 feet. (4) Cul-de-sacs shall have a minimum radius of 50 feet. (5) There shall be no dead end streets over 400 feet long without a cul-de-sac. C. Public Alleys (1) Minimum right-of-way shall be 30 feet for two- way traffic. (2) Minimum pavement width shall be 24 feet. (3) One-way alleys shall have a minimum pavement width of 12 feet and a right of way of 20 feet. d. Private Streets or Fire Lanes (1) Private streets shall be provided in apartment projects when living units are in excess of 300 feet distance from a public street. (2) Private streets shall be 24 feet wide with no parking in the street. (3) Private streets shall be 27 feet wide when parking is allowed on one side. (4) Dead-end private streets in excess of 100 feet long shall have a turn around with a radius of 50 feet or a T type turn around, see figure (5) The maximum length of dead-end private streets shall be 400 feet. Article 5. Street Names: Streets shall be named continuously through the project, with continuity from section to section. -3- Article 6. Block Length: Block is the distance measured along back lot lines between streets and is measured generally in a north -south or east -west relationship. Lots: a. The maximum block length along creeks, drainage ways, major thoroughfares, pipeline easements, and other major physical barriers shall be 2400 feet. b. The maximum block length for residential and commer- cial subdivision shall be 1600 feet. Article 7. In general single-family lots shall have access to a public street in front and a public utility easement or alley to the rear. a. Single-family lots shall have a minimum of 8000 square feet. b. Patio home lots shall have a minimum of 5000 square feet. C. Townhouse lots shall have a minimum. of 2500 square feet. d. Lots backing or siding on major thoroughfares shall have no direct driveway access to said streets. e. Flag shape lots shall be allowed as lone; as a mini- mum access way of 15 feet is provided to a public street. f. Lots and Blocks shall be numbered consecutively sec- tion by section. -4- Article 8. Reserves: Reserve tracts shall be platted for future use as commer- cial, industrial and residential uses. a. All reserves shall have access to a public street. b. No reserve shall be less than 100 feet deep. c. All reserves shall have a minimum 50 feet of front- age. Article 9. Front, Side and Rear Yards: a. Front yards for residential, commercial and indus- trial uses shall be a minimum of 20 feet. b. Side yards. (1) Side yards for single-family detached housing shall be a maximum of 10 feet. (2) Side yards for apartment projects shall be a minimum of 20 feet. (3) Side yards for patio home lots shall be zero except where said lots abut single-family then the side yards shall be a minimum of 10 feet. (4) Side yards for commercial and industrial shall be zero except where said reserves abut resi- dential then the side yard shall be a minimum of 20 feet. C. Rear yards - all rear yards for all uses shall be a minimum of 15 feet. Article 10. Public Easements. All multi -use public utility and drainage easements shall -5- have a minimum width of 10 feet. The size and location of drainage easements shall be in accordance with the design of a registered professional engineer. Article 11. Conflicts with Denton County Regulations: The above subdivision standards are not intended to super- sede the Subdivision Rules and Regulations of the County of Denton and where a conflict may exist the Denton County Regula- tions shall take precedence. When a subdivision plat is in accordance with these development standards and the Mayor and Board of Aldermen have failed to act within 30 days, the County Judge and Commissioners Court of the County of Denton shall be obligated to act to approve or disapprove the plat in accordance with the regulations of said county. Article 12. Conflicts with Other Ordinances: If any portion or portions of this Ordinance conflicts with any other Ordinance of the Town of Westlake insofar as it is applicable to the Trophy Club Planned Community, the provi- sions of this Ordinance shall take precedence and govern. Article 13. Severability Clause: If any provision or provisions of this Ordinance shall be held to be invalid for any reason the remaining provisions shall continue in full force and effect. Article 14. Effective Date: This Ordinance shall be effective on the date of its approval by the Board of Aldermen of the Town of Westlake. PASSED this day of 1974. APPROVED this/day 0�,a, 7 / f 1974. APPROVED: PAUL C. iSHAM Town Attorney -7- OR 0Fi.THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE PR I VATE STREET 1 0' 42o. 1 50' n I, WANDA G. WHITE, Town Secretary of the Town of Westlake, Texas, do hereby certify that the attached Ordinance No. fo was duly passed by the Town's Board of Aldermen and approved by the Mayor,, �olf the Town of Westlake on the — day of 197 WITNESS MY HAND AND THE of 1974. SEAL OF SAID TOWN this / f L day WANDA G. WHITE,F Town Secretary of the Town of Westlake, Texas