Town of Marion, NY
Wayne County
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The developer, before the approval of the final subdivision plat, shall complete all improvements to the satisfaction of the Town Engineer, or post a performance bond sufficient to insure the satisfactory completion of the following required improvements except where waivers may be requested and the Planning Board may waive, subject to appropriate conditions, such improvements as it considers are not requisite in the interest of public health, safety and general welfare.
A. 
Streets. All streets shall be constructed, graded and paved in accordance with the standards and specifications set forth in Appendix 2[1] of this chapter.
[1]
Editor's Note: Said appendix is included as an attachment to this chapter.
B. 
Storm drains, culverts, catch basins and other drainage structures shall be installed in accordance with the standards and specifications set forth in Appendix 5[2] of this chapter and in accord with the final map approved by the Planning Board. All pipe shall comply with the requirements of the current New York State Highway Department specifications governing construction of these facilities. The location, length, depth, size, grade and type of pipe shall be designated in the plans. If unusual conditions are discovered at the time of construction which are not provided for on the plans, the Town Engineer shall determine the type and extent of construction required to overcome such conditions.
[2]
Editor's Note: Said appendix is included as an attachment to this chapter.
C. 
Curbs, gutters and sidewalks shall be, if required, constructed on both sides of the street and in accordance with the standards and specifications set forth in Appendix 2 of this chapter.
D. 
Driveway aprons shall be required between the curbing and the sidewalk and shall be on six-inch concrete meeting the same specifications established for curbing.
E. 
Street signs shall be of metal and shall be installed at the intersection of all streets in conformity with Town specifications at the locations approved by the Planning Board. (See Appendix 2.[3])
[3]
Editor's Note: Said appendix is included as an attachment to this chapter.
F. 
Landscaping.
(1) 
Grass shall be provided within the portion of the street right-of-way beyond the curbline and shall be properly graded.
(2) 
Street trees shall be planted in every subdivision at intervals from 40 to 60 feet along both sides of the street outside of the right-of-way. Existing trees may be taken into consideration when determining the above. Trees shall be at least three feet from any sidewalk and located on the building side of the walk rather than the street side. Where dwelling structures are oriented with their rear on the street, street trees shall be at least six feet from the curbline. Trees should also be at least 10 feet from any line which is directly under utility wires. The average trunk diameter shall be at least two inches and an average height of six feet above finished grade level is required. Such trees shall be of a species and at locations approved by the Planning Board. No tree shall be planted within 25 feet from an existing or proposed streetlight or street intersection.
(3) 
Shade trees, other than within the right-of-way, may be required when, taking into consideration the existing trees on the lots, the Planning Board shall deem it necessary. Such trees shall be in conformance with the standards of size, kind and locational limitations prescribed for trees along the street line.
G. 
Streetlighting. Facilities shall be provided along all streets in the subdivision and along all streets upon which the subdivision abuts. Such lighting facilities shall be in accordance with the Town standards and shall be installed as approved and directed by the Town Engineer.
H. 
Sanitary sewers and treatment disposal facilities shall be required upon review and recommendation from the Town Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP), Town Engineer and the Town Board. The subdivider shall connect or provide for the connection with such sanitary sewer and shall provide within the subdivision the sanitary sewer system required to make the sewer accessible to each lot in the subdivision. Sewer systems shall be approved by the Town and Health Official and be in accordance with the provisions of Appendix 3[4] of this chapter and other requirements of law.[5]
[4]
Editor's Note: Said appendix is included as an attachment to this chapter.
[5]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
I. 
Water distribution. Upon review and recommendation from the Wayne County Water Authority, Town Engineer and the Town Board, the subdivider shall connect with such water main and provide a water connection for each lot in accordance with Town standards, procedures and supervision. Fire hydrants shall be required and shall be installed in the locations, approved by the Town Engineer and in accordance with general accepted standards. Water distribution systems shall be installed in accordance with Appendix 4[6] of this chapter.[7]
[6]
Editor's Note: Said appendix is included as an attachment to this chapter.
[7]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
J. 
Storm drainage shall be provided for the proposed subdivision to prevent flooding and erosion on and off the site. Such storm drainage systems shall be designed and installed in accordance with Appendix 5[8] of this chapter.
[8]
Editor's Note: Said appendix is included as an attachment to this chapter.
K. 
Permanent monuments shall be set at block corners and at intervals of approximately 500 feet, or such other distance as the Planning Board may determine appropriate, and their location shall be shown on the final subdivision plat. Iron pipes shall not be considered permanent monuments for the purpose of these regulations. Standards for monuments are located in Appendix 2[9] of this chapter.
[9]
Editor's Note: Said appendix is included as an attachment to this chapter.
A. 
Sidewalk and curbs.
(1) 
Concrete curbing may be omitted and, in lieu thereof, concrete gutters or other means for controlling stormwaters may be constructed as may be approved by the Town Engineer and Planning Board.
(2) 
Sidewalks may be omitted on one or both sides of the street to the extent deemed appropriate by the Planning Board.
(3) 
Where curbing and/or sidewalks are not provided, adequate provision for the protection of the edge of the road pavement and graded shoulders at all driveway openings and other accessways shall be provided in a manner approved by the Town Engineer.
(4) 
Where sidewalks and curbing are not provided, grass curb strips shall not be required. However, grading and seeding of the area between the pavement edge, shoulder or approved drainage structure and the front property line of the lot shall be provided.
B. 
Individual sewage disposal systems. Septic tanks may be provided in lieu of facilities connected to a public sanitary sewage disposal system, where such system is not reasonably available. Such on-site disposal systems shall not be subject to the provisions of these regulations regarding subdivision control but shall be subject to all other applicable laws and regulations of the Town, county and state. Sewerage lagoons shall be prohibited.
C. 
Individual on-site water supply systems. May be provided in lieu of providing a water supply connected to a public utility system, where such a system is not reasonably available. Such on-site water supply systems shall not be subject to the provisions of these regulations regarding subdivision approval but shall be subject to all other applicable laws and regulations of the Town, county and state.