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Planning, Conservation, and Development.
SECTION 5.20- UNDERGROUND UTILITIES
All utilities shall be underground. Prior to installation all utility plans shall be
submitted to the Department of Public Works. Underground locations shall generally comply
with the following
For lots in new subdivisions which front on an existing street with overhead wires, the
service from the pole to the house shall be underground.
- Sanitary Sewer- Center line of street.
- Storm Sewers- Edge of street opposite water line.
- Water line- Within Right of Way above and at least 10' from sanitary sewer line.
- Electric, Telephone, Gas and Cable T.V.- Within Right of Way in the five foot green
belt area between the curb and the edge of the sidewalk or within a private utility
easement. No private utilities shall be buried in the pavement area of the street unless
the Director of Public Works determines that subsurface conditions in the landscaped area
prevents burial of private utilities.
5.20.01 Utility Construction
All utility systems and facilities shall be designed and constructed in accordance with the
accepted standards and pertinent specifications of the State or City Codes, as amended,
and State Public Utility Commission Regulations, as amended.