Sec. 22-21. Slope and longitudinal gradient.

 

The sidewalk shall slope (cross slope) toward the street a minimum of one-eighth inch per foot and a maximum of one-quarter inch per foot.  The longitudinal gradient shall not exceed 5%.  If the longitudinal sidewalk grade exceeds 5%, a level landing area of 5 feet by 5 feet shall be provided for every 30 inch of longitudinal rise.  All sidewalks shall comply with the American Disability Act. 

 

Source:  Code 1962, 9-1-3; Ord. No. 4892, 1, 7-3-06