Town of Wallingford, CT
New Haven County
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[Adopted 10-28-2014 by Ord. No. 596[1]]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Art. II, Miscellaneous Provisions, adopted 8-9-1988 by Ord. No. 366, as amended.
No new public sidewalk shall be built without obtaining the approval of the Mayor, except where Planning and Zoning Commission regulations provide otherwise. Before a new sidewalk is approved, the Mayor shall hold a public hearing at which all interested parties may be heard. Notice, in writing, to owners of abutting properties shall be mailed at least 10 days before said hearing. Newspaper notice shall be published in a newspaper circulating in Wallingford at least 10 days before said hearing.
School safety sidewalks.
If, in his opinion, the safety of the school children of Wallingford so require, the Mayor may order the construction, at the Town's expense, of new sidewalks within one mile actual walking distance of the principal entrance or walkway of any elementary school building, and/or an extension of an existing sidewalk, in order to provide for the safety of school children walking to a school bus stop serving the public school system.
No public hearing shall be required for the construction of school safety sidewalks at the expense of the Town as herein provided.
The action of the Mayor shall comply with § 8-24 of the Connecticut General Statutes, as amended.