Code of Ordinances

Of Union County, Illinois.

34‑5‑11 Blocks

No block shall be longer than one thousand two hundred (1,200) feet or less than five hundred (500) feet in length.

(A) All blocks, whenever it is deemed essential by the Planning Commission to provide access to schools, playgrounds, shopping centers and other community facilities, shall have a crosswalk with a right‑of‑way of at least ten (10) feet in width near the center of the block.

(B) The length, width and shapes of blocks shall be determined with due regard to building sites, land use, zoning requirements, access, safety and convenience.

(C) Where a subdivision adjoins an area service higher type roadway, the greater dimension of the block shall generally front or back upon such highway to avoid unnecessary multiplicity of points of ingress or egress. 

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