[Adopted 11-20-1958 by Ord. No. 101-A]
No person, firm or corporation shall hereafter construct, build, establish or maintain any driveway over, across, or upon any portion of the public sidewalk or public parkway without first having obtained a permit to do so from the Village Clerk.
Application for permit must be made in writing upon forms furnished by the Village. Said application shall contain the name and address of the applicant, the name of the contractor who is to construct said driveway, and the proposed location and dimensions of such driveway.
Before work is started, the contractor shall pay to the Village Clerk permit and inspection fees as set from time to time by the Board of Trustees for all new driveways constructed and all resurface work of an existing driveway.
Driveways shall be constructed in a manner and of a material at least equal to that existing for the paving in the public sidewalk adjacent thereto.
The width of the driveways for a residential or dwelling house shall be not less than nine feet or more than 14 feet at the outer edge of the sidewalk.
Any driveway hereafter constructed shall be sufficiently graded between the garage or front building line and the street to create a gradual descent. The descent shall be a minimum of 1/4 inch vertical to one foot horizontal.
Any person committing an offense against this article shall be guilty of a violation punishable by a fine not exceeding $250 or by imprisonment for a period not exceeding 15 days for each offense, or by both such fine and imprisonment.