Code of Ordinances

Of Union County, Illinois.

34‑5‑3 Private Streets

Private roads and streets shall be permitted only when the subdivider submits sufficient evidence to the County Board that there can be no public interest in such private road or street. A subdivision of four (4) lots or less may be provided with a private street or road.

(A) The deed must clearly show that said private streets are not dedicated to the public but shall remain private, to be maintained by the adjoining lot owners.

(B) Private road and street construction shall conform to the design standards established in Section 34‑5‑5.

(C) When such a private street is provided, the location and width must be shown on the plat; the street must conform to the minimum requirements contained herein.

(D) No additional subdivision may be developed using such a private street as a means of access to a public road or street.

(E) The plat must contain a properly executed certificate by the subdivider containing the following:

 

SAMPLE CERTIFICATE

 

I,______________, owner of tract ______________ and the private road or street shown on the plat hereon do hereby declare that said private road or street is not dedicated to the public but shall remain private, to be maintained by and for the adjoining lot owners until such time that said street(s) are accepted for dedication by the appropriate road district or Union County, Illinois.

 

Signed______________

 

Date______________

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