10A NCAC 29C .0503 BLOCKS
(a) Blocks shall be laid out with special attention given to the type of use contemplated.
(b) Blocks shall not exceed 1,500 feet in length or be less than 500 feet.
(c) Blocks shall have sufficient width to provide for lots fronting on each street. Buffer strips of at least 25 feet shall be required to separate residential development from traffic, railroad lines or other types of development.
(d) Pedestrian ways or crosswalks, not less than 12 feet in width, may be provided across any block 900 feet or more in length to provide adequate pedestrian circulation or access to schools, shopping centers, churches, or transportation facilities.
History Note: Authority G.S. 122‑95; 143B‑10;
Eff. March 21, 1980.