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2004-01-01 - Entrances permitted onto municipal roads
THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MADOC
BY-LAW 1084-2003

Being a by-law to set out the classes of entrances permitted onto municipal roads
in the Township of Madoc.

WHEREAS the Municipal Act, Chap. M45 R.S.O. 1990 authorizes the Council of a municipality to pass by-laws to control the use of public highways within the municipality and;

WHEREAS it is necessary and expedient to define and control the number and types of entrances on Township roads;

NOW THEREFORE the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Madoc HEREBY ENACTS AS FOLLOWS:

1. Definitions

a) Field Entrance - a means of ingress or egress from a property to a municipal road
principally used on an occasional basis to provide access for motor vehicles to rural or
vacant lots or acreages.

b) Residential Entrance - a means of ingress or egress for motor vehicles from a residential
property used principally for the access of persons from the residential property to the
municipal road (ie. - driveway).

c) Commercial Entrance - a means of ingress or egress for motor vehicles from a property
zoned for commercial or industrial use or upon which the principal use of the lands is
the operation of a type of business or manufacturing or a waste disposal site.

2. Establishment of Entrances.

a) An Entrance requires the approval of the Road Superintendent to be established. An
entrance must be established when: (i) there is no entrance to provide access to the
property, or; (ii) the use of the property is changed requiring a different type of
entrance.

b) Field Entrances may be permitted at the discretion of the Road Superintendent
providing there is clear visibility for a minimum of 120 metres in either direction from
the location of the entrance.






THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MADOC

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c) Residential entrances may be permitted at the discretion of the Road Superintendent
providing there is clear visibility in either direction from the proposed entrance for a
distance of 150 metres.

d) Commercial entrances may be permitted at the discretion of the Road Superintendent
providing such entrance : (i) provides access to lands which are zoned for ‘Commercial’
or ‘Industrial’ uses; (ii) provides a minimum of 150 metres clear visibility in either
direction from the proposed commercial entrance; (iii) provides a minimum roadbed
width of 15 metres; (iv) in the case of entrance onto a hard-surfaced or paved municipal
road, the commercial entrance shall also be paved for a distance of not less than 30
metres back from the edge of the municipal road.

3. Entrance permits must be obtained prior to the issuance of a Building Permit.

4. Any entrance installed that does not comply with the provisions of this by-law may be
removed at the discretion of the Road Superintendent.

5. Minimum standards for Field Entrances and Residential Entrances shall be:

a) Entrance culverts (where required) shall be a minimum of fifteen (15) inches in diameter
and thirty (30) feet in length. All culverts shall be constructed of corrugated steel. A
minimum width of twenty (20) feet of roadbed shall be required.

Any by-law previously passed which sets out the requirements for entrance types in the Township of Madoc is hereby repealed.

READ a first and second time this 10th day of February, 2003.

READ a third time and finally passed, signed, sealed and numbered 1084-2003 this 10th day of February, 2003.





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REEVE CLERK


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