CITY OF PRINCETON ORDINANCE NO. 325
ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CITY OF PRINCETON ORDINANCE
WITH RESPECT TO SIDEWALKS
BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Princeton, Iowa:
The Princeton City Code is hereby amended by adding the following definitions to
136.02 DEFINITIONS. For use in this chapter the following terms are defined:
9. “Lineal block” means a row of properties adjacent to the same street bounded by streets,
railroad right-of-ways or rivers.
10. “Square block” means a group of properties that is entirely bound by streets, railroad right- of-way or rivers.
The Princeton City Code is also hereby amended by adding paragraph 2, Chapter 136.07 to read as follows:
136.07 SIDEWALKS REQUIRED.
2. When 75% of the lineal block or 90% of a square block already have sidewalks, unless the property owner submits to the Council a request for a deferral of this requirement, showing special circumstances that in the best interests of the public said sidewalks should not be constructed at this time. Upon majority vote of the Council, this sidewalk requirements may be deferred.
All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with this ordinance are hereby repealed.
If any section, subsection, sentence, clause, or phrase of this ordinance shall be adjudged invalid or unconstitutional, such adjudication shall not affect the validity of the ordinance as a whole or any section, subsection, sentence, clause, or phrase hereof not adjudged invalid or unconstitutional.
This ordinance shall become effective upon publication as required by law.
Approved by the City Council of Princeton, Iowa this 12th day of March, 2015.
Signed by the Mayor of Princeton, Iowa this 12th day of March, 2015.
PASSED AND APPROVED this 12th day of March, 2015.
CITY OF PRINCETON
Keith Youngers, Mayor
1st Reading Feb 12, 2015
2nd Reading Mar 12, 2015
3rd Reading Waived 3/12/15
Adoption Mar 12, 2015