Curb cut and driveway widths: specified in the Land Use Code as follows:
- Overall requirements:
- SMC 23.54 Parking Space Standards
- SMC 23.53 Access Easement Standards
- Variations to standards:
- SMC 23.44 Single Family Parking Location and Access
- SMC 23.45 Lowrise Parking and Access
- SMC 23.45 Midrise Parking and Access
Driveway on private property: the portion of the driveway on private property shall meet the requirements specified in the Land Use Code (refer to references above).
Driveways: Driveways shall be installed per the standard plans. The public sidewalk will have the right-of-way over private crossings. Driveways will be designed to meet ADA requirements for an accessible route.
Vertical curves: In accordance with the land use code, appropriate crest and sag curves must be accommodated in the driveway design. The vertical curves and grade breaks shall begin at the property line, not in the right-of-way.
Driveway elevations at the property line shall meet the elevations shown on the Building Grade Sheet and meet the Land Use Code driveway slope and vertical curve requirements. The driveway shall be designed so that any changes in driveway slope that may be needed as a result of future grading in the right-of-way will comply with driveway requirements specified in the Land Use Code.
Driveway Slope: The standards for the driveway slope are located in SMC 23.54.030.
Parking Space Standards: Refer to SMC 23.54.030 Parking Space Standards
Figure 4-14: Driveway Slope
Figure 4-15: Maximum Grade Curvatures for Driveways: Crest Vertical Curve Figure
Figure 4-15: Maximum Grade Curvatures for Driveways: Sag Vertical Curve
Driveway edges: When requested, the following elevations at the driveway edges and centerline shall appear on both Building Permit and Street Use Permit plans:
- centerline of street;
- gutter line;
- top of driveway approach;
- back of sidewalk;
- property line;
- garage floor;
- driveway slope; and
In addition distance from property line to garage floor elevation shall be shown.