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City of Hoisington passes new sidewalk ordinance

HOISINGTON — The city of Hoisington passed a sidewalk ordinance at its regular meeting last week, according to the unofficial city minutes.
New residential sidewalks have to meet or exceed American with Disabilities Act requirements. The thickness of the concrete has to be four inches and has to be five feet wide unless the sidewalk connects to narrower sidewalks.
Beginning after Jan. 1, 2014, according to Ordinance 1483, all new residential areas will be required to have five feet wide sidewalks on both sides of the street.
In existing residential areas, no sidewalk can be removed unless it is replaced. The ...

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