Town of New Hartford, NY
Oneida County
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[Adopted 7-6-1977 by L.L. No. 8-1977]
All requirements of Section V, Minimum Design Standards of the Town of New Hartford Subdivision Regulations,[1] and said standards as amended and stated herein, must be met.
A. 
Article 8. Street lines must be designed to intersect as nearly as possible at 90º, and no street shall intersect any other street at less than 75º. All intersecting street lines shall be connected by an arc of a circle whose minimum radius shall be 25 feet.
B. 
Article 10. Dead-end streets shall not be permitted except as provided herein.
(1) 
Cul-de-sac. A street terminating with a cul-de-sac shall not be longer than 500 feet as measured along the center line of the street right-of-way between the center of the circle for the cul-de-sac and the closest intersecting street line. The cul-de-sac at the closed (dead) end of the street shall be provided with a circular turnaround having a minimum center line of pavement diameter of at least 120 feet and a minimum street property line diameter of at least 180 feet.
(2) 
Tee or wye. A tee or wye as specified herein will be accepted as a turnaround.
C. 
Article 12. Street pavement grades shall not be less than 0.72% nor more than 10%. Properly designed street ditches will be accepted for grades up to 3%. For pavement grades greater than 3%, properly designed stormwater sewers with drop inlets, catch basins and manholes must be provided.
[1]
Editor's Note: See now Ch. 104, Subdivision of Land. The sections and articles of the subdivision regulations referred to in this section relate to those regulations adopted 7-10-1963.
A. 
The owner/developer shall petition the Town Board for the creation of the following districts or extensions thereto if none are in existence for the development:
(1) 
Sanitary Sewer District.
(2) 
Stormwater Drainage District.
(3) 
Water Supply District.
(4) 
Lighting District, if necessary.
B. 
The owner/developer shall provide at his own cost the following documents for each petitioned district:
(1) 
A map prepared by a duly licensed professional engineer or land surveyor delineating the total perimeter of the district with bearings and distances and identifying the district. Four copies of the map are to be furnished to the town.
(2) 
A legal description with bearings and distances for the petition.
(3) 
An up-to-date abstract of title.
(4) 
A warranty deed containing the legal description as stated in Subsection B(2) above.
C. 
The Town Clerk shall be responsible for publication and filing requirements.
A. 
Street grading. All streets shall be graded to the grades shown on the street profile and cross-section plans as submitted and approved by the Town Planning Board and the Town Engineer.
B. 
Storm and surface drainage. All ditches, gutters, swales, stormwater sewers and drainage facilities, such as drop inlets, catch basin, manholes, culverts, bridges, dams, retention ponds, detention ponds, erosion and siltation protective measures and other appurtenances needed thereof, shall be completely constructed and installed, and the land shall be graded properly and in conformance with the grading plan submitted as the final drawings which are officially approved by the Town Planning Board, the Town Engineer, the Oneida County Health Department and filed in the Oneida County Clerk's office. The location of any of the aforesaid structures shall be within the discretion of and at the direction of the Town Engineer.
C. 
Sanitary sewers. All sanitary sewer mains and laterals shall be completely installed within the limits of the street boundary lines and/or limits of any easement, if necessary. The complete public sewage system shall be installed by the owner/developer at his own expense and in accordance with the official approved final drawings as above stated. The sanitary sewer or sewers can be installed only after approval has been granted by the appropriate authorities having jurisdiction. Upon complete installation of the sanitary sewer facilities, the owner/developer, at his own expense, shall furnish to the town a certificate of compliance signed by his professional engineer.
D. 
Water mains. All water mains and services shall be completely installed within the limits of the street boundary lines and/or limits of any easement, if necessary.
E. 
Utilities. All other utilities not covered above, such as electric, gas (if available), telephone and television cable shall be completely installed within the limits of the street boundary lines and/or limits of any easement, if necessary.
F. 
Subbase, select granular material. Select granular material shall consist of crushed-run stone commonly known as "Item 4" and as specified in the State of New York Public Works Specifications of January 2, 1962, and also specified under Section 304 of New York State Department of Transportation, dated January 2, 1973. Upon complete installation of all the utilities, the owner/developer shall notify the Town Highway Superintendent and receive his approval for the placement of the select granular material subbase course. Before any subbase material is laid, all topsoil shall be removed within the area between the ditch lines except in fill areas which are more than three feet in depth. Fill material must be acceptable material approved by the Town Highway Superintendent. Fill material shall be placed in layers not exceeding six inches in depth and properly compacted. After the areas of cut and fill are brought to the design grade, the select granular material can be placed in lifts (depth) not to exceed six inches and compacted. The compacted depth of the subbase course shall not be less than 12 inches.
G. 
Pavement.
(1) 
The pavement shall consist of a binder course and a top (wearing) finish course. The binder course shall be asphalt concrete, Type 2 A binder, and the top course shall be asphalt concrete, Type 1 AC Top, both of which are further specified under Section 400, Bituminous Pavement, of the New York Department of Transportation, adopted January 2, 1973, and including Addendum Nos. 1, 2 and 3.
(2) 
Before the binder course is placed, the Town Highway Superintendent must be notified to obtain his approval to proceed. Upon approval to proceed, the binder course is to be placed to a full width of 20 feet and a compacted thickness of two inches with a slope of 1/4 inch per foot to shed water from the center of pavement towards the edge of pavement. The top course shall be placed to a full width of 20 feet and a compacted thickness of one inch. The binder course and the top course shall be laid as specified in the specifications of the New York State Department of Transportation above stated and made part of these specifications.
(3) 
Pavement must be laid before October 15 of any year except by special written permission of the Town Engineer.
H. 
Easements. A minimum easement width of 20 feet is required of all easements to be deeded to the Town of New Hartford except in conditions warranting more width as determined by the Town Superintendent of Highways and/or the Town Engineer. The boundary limits of all easements shall be delineated in their entirety on the final approved plans and shall be dedicated by warranty deed containing the description with courses and distances.
I. 
Inspection. The installation, improvements and development of any subdivision shall be subject to inspection at all stages by representatives of the Town Board, and for such purpose, free access to the site shall be accorded and any requested information shall be promptly submitted.
J. 
Certification. The owner/developer shall have prepared by his duly licensed professional engineer or land surveyor a certification that the installation, materials, improvements and inspections of the subdivision are in compliance with the requirements and specifications as identified on the final approved plan.
K. 
Required documents for dedication. In order to dedicate any streets, roads, highways, easements and other public rights-of-way to the Town of New Hartford, the owner/ developer shall furnish required documents as follows:
(1) 
Certification by his engineer.
(2) 
Letter of approval by the Town Highway Superintendent.
(3) 
Letter of approval by the Town Engineer.
(4) 
Warranty deed describing each street.
(5) 
Warranty deed describing each easement.
(6) 
An abstract of title brought up-to-date.
(7) 
Letter of approval by the Town Attorney.
(8) 
Three copies of final approved plans.
(9) 
Four copies of as-built drawings.
L. 
Dedication. The Town Board of the Town of New Hartford will accept a deed for the dedication of any street, road, highway, easement and other public right-of-way upon the complete installation and/or construction of all underground utilities, grading, storm and surface drainage and pavement, as well as furnishing the nine required documents as specified hereinabove in § 102-7K.
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Editor's Note: For subdivision improvement requirements generally, see also Ch. 104, Subdivision of Land.