Wake Forest Unified Development Ordinance - July 2022

Subdivision & Infrastructure Standards 6.7 Town Street Classification & Design


required to construct a multilane facility unless a Transportation Impact Analysis (see Section 6.11) requires the additional capacity. E. Installation of Required Street Improvements: In addition to dedication of rights-of- way where required, development along existing streets of substandard improvements shall install all required street improvements that occur outside the vehicular travel lanes, including, but not limited to, street trees, planting strips and/or tree wells, sidewalks, and multi-use paths. Lighting and street furniture shall be the responsibility of the town. 6.7. Town Street Classification & Design The following standards are intended to provide general clarity for most conditions in Wake Forest. Deviations to these standards may be granted by the Administrator subject to generally accepted safety and engineering practices. For additional guidance, the town may use the “Designing Walkable Urban Thoroughfares: A Context Sensitive Approach” by the Institute of Transportation Engineers and the Congress for the New Urbanism or a similarly generally accepted document. 6.7.1. Rules For Assignment of Appropriate Street Details

The illustration below is a simplified diagram of the many different parts that go into the assemblage of each street. Care should be taken to ensure that context plays a primary role in the selection of the various right-of-way elements.

Town of Wake Forest Unified Development Ordinance – July 19, 2022


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