Texas
Municipal Tree Definitions
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Visibility
Triangle
Addison
that area within the curb lines of two intersecting such curb
lines at points 35 feet back from their intersection.
Angleton
shall mean a triangle sign area at all intersections, which
shall include that portion of the public rightofway and any
corner lot within the adjacent curb lines and a diagonal line
intersecting such curb lines at points 35 feet back from their
intersection, such curb lines being extended if necessary to
determine the intersection point as shown in Exhibit A which is
available for inspection in the office of the city secretary.
Balch Springs
means an imaginary triangle located within the curb lines of two
intersecting such curb lines at points 35 back from their
intersection and the hypotenuse (or third side of the triangle).
Dickenson
shall mean all of that portion of land lying within a triangular
shaped area on each street corner, beginning at the corner of
the intersection point of the curb or edge of pavement of each
of the two (2) streets forming said corner, and extending a
distance of twenty (20) feet along each such curb line or
pavement edge from the intersection point, and the third side
being determined by drawing a straight line from the ends of the
twentyfootextensions, regardless of whether the land is
publicly or privately owned.
Houston
means the triangular area adjacent to the intersection of any
public street or public alley within which no obstruction may be
placed which would block the sight lines for vehicular traffic.
The triangle is established by measuring a distance of 45 feet
from the intersection of the extended curb or edge of the
pavement of a major thoroughfares, and 25 feet from the extended
edge of the curb or pavement of local streets. A straight line
connecting the ends of each measured distance which forms the
hypotenuse shall establish the visibility triangle. The
visibility triangle should not contain any visual or physical
impediments or obstructions to the vertical view between 30
inches and seven feet in height.
Lampasas
means a triangle formed by the intersecting property lines and a
line joining the property lines at points 25 feet from their
point of intersection.
Little Elm
means the area of visibility required on a corner to allow for
the safe operation of vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists in the
proximity of intersecting streets and sidewalks.
Oak Point
a triangular area on a lot at the intersection of two streets,
two sides of which are lot lines measured from the corner
intersection of the lot lines for a distance specified in these
regulations. The third side of the triangle is a line across the
corner of the lot joining the ends of the other two sides. Where
the lot lines or intersections have rounded corners, the lot
lines will be extended in a straight line to a point of
intersection.
Pearland
the area at a street corner lying within a triangle beginning at
the precise intersection point of the curbs of each of the two
(2) streets forming the corner and extending twenty (20) feet
along each curb line away from the curb intersection point, with
the third side being determined by drawing a straight line
connecting the ends of such twentyfoot extensions. If there is
no curb on such a street, the twentyfoot line shall follow the
central flow line of the ditch paralleling the uncurbed street.
The visibility triangle may include both public and private
property.
Sealy
shall mean the triangular area adjacent to the intersection of
any public street or public alley within which no obstruction
may be placed that would block the sight lines for vehicular
traffic. The triangle is established by measuring a distance of
45 feet from the intersection of the extended curb or edge of
the pavement of major thoroughfares, and 25 feet from the
extended edge of the curb or pavement of local streets. A
straight line connecting the ends of each measured distance,
which forms the hypotenuse, shall establish the visibility
triangle. The visibility triangle shall not contain any visual
or physical impediments or obstructions to the vertical view
between 30 inches and seven feet in height.
Stafford
means the triangular area adjacent to the intersection of any
public street or public alley within which no obstruction may be
placed which would block the sight lines for vehicular traffic.
The triangle is established by measuring a distance of 45 feet
from the intersection of the extended curb or edge of the
pavement of major thoroughfares, and 25 feet from the extended
edge of the curb or pavement of local streets. A straight line
connecting the ends of each measured distance which forms the
hypotenuse shall establish the visibility triangle (see figure A
at the end of the chapter). The visibility triangle shall not
contain any visual or physical impediments or obstructions to
the vertical view between 30 inches and seven feet in height.
West University Place
means the area at a street corner lying within a triangle
beginning at the precise intersection point of the curbs of each
of the two streets forming the corner and extending 20 feet
along each curb line away from the curb intersection point, with
the third side being determined by drawing a straight line
connecting the ends of such 20foot extensions. If there is no
curb on such a street, the 20foot line defined in zoning
ordinance shall follow the central flow line of the ditch
paralleling the uncurbed street. The visibility triangle may
include both public and private property.
