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Section 1207.11    Adequate Public Facilities

  1. Purpose
    The purpose of this section is to establish minimum standards that ensure that public
    facilities and services needed to support development are available concurrently with
    the impacts of such development.

  2. General Standards
    The applicant shall demonstrate that the following adequate public facilities are or
    will be available to serve the proposed development at the time of occupancy,
    including but not limited to:
    1. Water/Wastewater:
      1. Development shall be served by and utilize public water and public
        sewer systems. However, development of platted lots in a residential
        subdivision in District 2 is exempt from this requirement if the public
        utility is not within 1000 feet of the subject property. If utilities are
        not utilized, or in the case of District 2 and utilities are present within
        1000 feet, the development shall not be approved.
      2. An individual lot existing prior to January 2000 that has not been
        improved with a residential structure may be serviced by a water well
        and/or septic-type system where approved by the Summit County
        Health Department, and the lot shall meet all of the following criteria:
        1. The lot is within a platted subdivision, such subdivision and
          the respective subdivision phase is substantially built out and
          public water and/or public sewer were not otherwise required
          by the subdivision approval.
        2. The lot is located more than four hundred (400) feet from
          existing public water and/or sewer lines; and
        3. The lot contains soils suitable for on-site septic systems, and
          the proposed septic system complies with all applicable
          health and water quality requirements and regulations.
      3. Lots that are exempted from connection to public utilities by this
        Section, shall be required to utilize and tap into public utilities at such
        future time when they are extended to, or otherwise are available and
        abut the subject property.

    2. Open Space/Parks: For final subdivision plats or plans, dedication of usable
      public open space including parks and multi-purpose trails roughly
      proportional to the need or demand generated by the proposed development.
      See Section 1207.05, "Open Space," for applicable standards and criteria.

    3. Transportation:
      1. All developments that are required to prepare a traffic impact study
        shall demonstrate compliance with the following transportation level
        of service standards. (See also Section 1207.13, "Traffic Impact
        1. Existing levels of service at peak hour are maintained on all
          arterial and collector roads and at all intersections within onefourth
          (3) mile of the site or that such level service shall not
          fall below Level of Service (LOS) C as outlined in the
          Transportation Network Traffic Model Analysis dated
          November 4, 1996, or otherwise recommended pursuant to a
          traffic corridor study adopted by the City of Hudson.
        2. However, if the LOS on streets adjacent to the site or within
          one-fourth (3) mile thereof is currently below LOS C, then
          the applicant shall demonstrate that the LOS will not fall
          below the current level.
      2. All developments required to prepare a traffic impact study shall also
        provide an overall access management plan that demonstrates freeflowing
        access to the site and avoids unsafe congestion conditions on
        adjacent public roads and streets.
      3. The Planning Commission may waive these requirements upon a
        showing by the applicant that the impact of the proposed
        development on roads and intersections will be de minimis.