(a) Compliance with other laws. The must obtain all other necessary permits, licenses and approvals and pay all fees required. The shall comply with all requirements of local, state and federal laws, including but not limited to M.S. §§ 216D.01 through 216D.09 (“Gopher State One Call Excavation Notice System”), as they may be amended from time to time, and Minnesota Rules Chapter 7560. A shall perform all work in conformance with all applicable codes and established rules and regulations and is responsible for all work done in the right-of-way pursuant to its permit, regardless of who does the work. obtaining the county or State Department of Transportation excavating permits for in their rights-of-way located within the must provide a copy of each permit to the .
(b) Prohibited work. Except in an , and with the approval of the , no right-of-way excavation or obstruction may be done when seasonally prohibited or when conditions are unreasonable for such work.
(c) Interference with right-of-way. A shall not so a right-of-way that the natural free and clear passage of water through the gutters or other waterways shall be interfered with unless approved by the . Private vehicles of those doing work in the right-of-way may not be parked within or next to a permit area unless parked in conformance with parking regulations. The loading and unloading of trucks must be done solely within the defined permit area unless specifically authorized by the permit.
(d) Traffic control. A shall implement traffic control measures in the area of the work and shall use traffic control procedures in accordance with the most recent manuals on uniform traffic control, traffic control devices and traffic zone layouts published by the state.
(e) Trenchless excavation. As a condition of all applicable permits, employing trenchless excavation methods, including, but not limited to, horizontal directional drilling, shall follow all requirements set forth in M.S. Chapter 216D, as it may be amended from time to time, and Minnesota Rules Chapter 7560, and shall require or open cutting over existing underground utilities before excavating, as determined by the , in order to determine the precise location of marked underground utilities before excavating. In addition, employing trenchless excavation methods, shall not install at a depth greater than four feet below grade, unless specifically approved by the .
(Ord. 98-54, passed 11-16-1998; Ord. 2006-32, passed 7-24-2006)