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In general, the site development plan shall show existing conditions and the proposed layout of lots, public improvements for the proposed subdivision and all contiguous land of the developer that may be subdivided in the future. This plan is designed to allow the Commission to complete a general planning review of the proposed subdivision including its relationship to the future subdivision of contiguous land of the developer. the Site Development Plan shall contain all the information shown on the subdivision plan and the following data:

  1. A location map at 1" = 1200' showing the area within 1000 feet of the subdivision and the subdivision relation to the existing roads in the community and any other property owned by the developer;
  2. Adjoining property lines, open spaces and park areas for a distance of 200 feet;
  3. Existing (dashed lines) and proposed contours (solid lines) at intervals not exceeding (2') feet based upon a filed or aerial survey and using official Town, State or U.S. bench marks, which shall be noted on the plan. Contours shall extend at least 200 ft. beyond the subject property;
  4. All existing buildings and structures with specific identity of all buildings appearing in the Greater Middletown Preservation Trust- Historical and Architectural Resources;
  5. Existing and proposed inland wetlands and watercourses including those within 200 feet of the site as defined on the "Topographic Maps of Middletown, Connecticut, Showing Drainage Systems and Inland Wetlands Superimposed" detailed soil type designations with wetlands soils highlighted, base flood elevation data, and both 100 and 500 year flood plain lines;
  6. Location of any proposed wells, appropriately sized septic systems, and the appropriate separating distance arcs; including the location of any existing wells, septic systems and other buildings on subdivision land and adjoining land within 200 feet and if homes are to be serviced by private sewage disposal systems the number of bedrooms per home;
  7. The location and data for pot locations, boring data, and percolation test data (when necessary);
  8. General location of proposed houses and driveways displaying parking in conformance with Section 40 of the Zoning Code. Schematic locations shall not be binding upon the site plan review process and are required only to display that the proposed lot can accommodate a home;
    1. Existing and proposed streets, storm drains, retention and detention basins, groundwater drains, sanitary sewers, septic systems, water wells, public water lines, catch basins, manholes, ditches, headwalls, proposed utility easements for telephone, electric and cable T.V., high pressure gas lines and electric high tensions lines, sidewalks, gutters, curbs, and all other structures pertaining to streets, drainage, sewers and utilities;
    2. Fire alarm boxes as required in Chapter 9 of the Middletown Code of Ordinances, as amended.
      (Added effective 8/1/95)
  10. Site identification signs, traffic controls signs and equipment, street name signs, stop bars and directional signs, and notes indicating the design speed of each street;
  11. Vehicular and pedestrian circulation patterns;
  12. Sight triangles displaying existing and proposed sightlines at all intersections;
  13. Proposed width of all streets, street names, and width of all easements and right of way;
  14. Spot elevation on both existing and proposed roads to indicate tentative grading.
  15. Location and type of any existing or proposed exterior street lighting including provision for shading of such lighting;
  16. The limits of any areas proposed for regrading by excavation of filling, and the limits of any areas proposed to be reserved and protected from excavation or filling;
  17. Notes indicating sanitary sewer and water use calculations, identification of lots requiring sanitary sewer grinder pumps or water booster pumps and the potential need for any type of blasting;
  18. The extent of forested areas including the delineation, on the required city topography map, and brief description of each forested stand and particular narrative reference to all trees outside of a forest stand which are in excess of 18 inches in diameter;
  19. Proposed and existing trees, shrubs and forested areas to remain and methods of protection as required in Section 5 of these regulations and the location of existing and proposed buffer strips and screening with notes displaying the type, size, and species of shrubs, trees, and other plantings; and
  20. The approximate location of any ledge outcrops, ravines, vistas and existing stone walls and fences;
  21. If applicable, a boulevard landscape plan shall also appear on this plan with notes displaying the type, size, and species of shrub, trees, and other plantings and the materials and cultural practices proposed to control weed growth.
  22. Location of any existing or proposed underground storage tanks.
  23. Any other information deemed necessary and appropriate by the developer or request by the Commission or its designated agent.


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