CITY OF PRINCETON ORDINANCE NO.  319  

 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 descriptor to

Chapter 136.09:

 

136.09    SIDEWALK STANDARDS.  Subject to the provisions of Section 136.10

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The Princeton City Code is also hereby amended by changing paragraph 2, Chapter 136.09 to read as follows:

2.                  Construction.  Sidewalks shall be of one-course construction, subject to the provisions of Section 136.09(2a). Sidewalks must also have reinforcement within the cement. Types of reinforcement shall be in the form of rebar, remesh, fiberglass, or other such reinforcement material, with such determination of the extent of reinforcement to be reviewed and approved by the Council or its duly authorized agent.

2a. If one-course construction is not possible, concrete terminations shall be bonded by one half inch (1/2) rebar drilled or poured in place at least one (1) times thickness for depth of drilled pocket and pinned into the established hard concrete protruding into the “new” pour at least two (2) times the thickness to allow adequate bonding and to minimize shifting of the joint.

 

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The Princeton City Code is also hereby amended by changing paragraph 9, Chapter 136.09 to read as follows:

 

9.                  Slope.  All sidewalks shall slope Maximum one-quarter (¼) inch Minimum one eighth (1/8) per foot toward the curb.

 

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The Princeton City Code is also hereby amended by the addition of INSPECTION, Chapter 136.10 and re-numbering the balance of the chapter, to read as follows:

 

136.10          INSPECTION.

The Council or its duly authorized agent shall have full power to inspect the construction, repair and maintenance of all sidewalks and shall have the authority to authorize and approve exceptions to the Sidewalk Standards in Section 136.09 and to cause the issuance of a Permit in accordance with Section 136.08, with any said exceptions.  The authority of the Council or its duly authorized agent shall not be questioned by any person, firm or corporation constructing or repairing the sidewalk.  

 

All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with this ordinance are hereby repealed.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 10th day of July, 2014.

 

Signed by the Mayor of Princeton, Iowa this 10th day of July, 2014.

 

 

            PASSED AND APPROVED this 10th day of July, 2014.

 

 

                                                                        CITY OF PRINCETON

 

 

                                                                        By                                                                  

                                                                      Keith Youngers, Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 
                                                                       

 

 
AJ Grunder, City Clerk

                                                                                                        Date of:
                                                                                                                    1st Reading June 12, 2014
                                                                                                                    2nd Reading July 10, 2014
                                                                                                                    3rd Reading Waive 7/10/14
                                                                                                                    Adoption July 10, 2014
                                                                                                                    Publication July 11, 2014