(a) Information required. Each , or any other installing any underground or that is now or in the future to be connected to the underground must provide to-scale engineering plans certifying the “as-built” location of all installed, owned or maintained by the , or other underground installer in a form required by the . Such maps and drawings must include the horizontal and vertical location of all and in a manner that is consistent with the electronic mapping system whenever practical or when ordered by the . Failure to provide the maps and drawings required by this section shall, in addition to other remedies, constitute adequate grounds for revocation of the registration and any permit issued under this Article IV of the code. No security required pursuant to § 17.68(e) of this code shall be released until the information required under this section is provided. The maps and drawings must include the following information:
(1) Scaled drawings showing the exact location of all and improvements installed by the . The will be requested to submit, in English measurement: two paper copies of 50-scale plans and one electronic plan in AutoCAD format (Hennepin County Coordinate system) with X, Y, Z dimensions to one-foot accuracy. The plans must be dimensional and show all utilities, curb and gutter, sidewalks, bikeways, signal poles, driveways, boxes and structures. If the chooses to submit this data in a different format, it shall be responsible for the additional payment of the set forth in § 14.03 of this code;
(2) The type and size of the utility;
(3) A description showing above-ground appurtenances;
(4) A legend explaining symbols, characters, abbreviations, scale and other data shown on the map; and
(5) Any to be abandoned, if applicable, in conformance with M.S. § 216D.04, subd. 3, as it may be amended from time to time.
(b) Submittal requirement.
(1) Within 30 days after the acquisition, installation or construction of additional or or any relocation, abandonment or disuse of existing or , each shall submit the mapping data required herein.
(2) Within two years after the effective date of this section, all shall submit detailed plans, if available, in accordance with subsection (a) above, for all and installed, used or abandoned within the .
(3) Notwithstanding the foregoing, mapping data shall be submitted by all for all and which are to be installed or constructed after the effective date of this section at any time any permits are sought pursuant to this ordinance.
(4) Six months after the effective date of this section, a new or a which has not submitted a plan as required under subsection (b)(2) above shall submit complete and accurate mapping data for all its and at the time any permits are sought pursuant to this ordinance.
(c) Trade secret information. At the request of any , information requested by the which qualifies as “trade secret” data under M.S. § 13.37, as it may be amended from time to time, shall be treated as trade secret information as detailed therein.
(d) . All permits issued for the installation or repair of , other than minor repairs as defined in Minnesota Rules 7560.0150 subpart 2, shall require the use of appropriate means of establishing the vertical and horizontal locations of installed , to the extent technically feasible, as determined by the . or their subcontractors must submit to the evidence satisfactory to the of the installed locations. Compliance with this subsection (d) and with applicable Gopher State One-Call Law and Minnesota Rules governing installed after December 31, 2005, shall be a condition to approval of: 1) payment to contractors working on a improvement project including those under M.S. Chapter 429, as it may be amended from time to time; and 2) approval of performance under development agreements, or other subdivision or site plan approval under M.S. Chapter 462, as it may be amended from time to time. Each utility shall utilize the appropriate means and methods of providing to the accurate location of the newly-installed, or applicable repair to, , subject to the approval of the . Failure to provide prompt and accurate information on the installed may result in the withholding of applicable approvals or in the revocation of the permit issued for the applicable work or for future permits to the offending or its subcontractor.
(Ord. 98-54, passed 11-16-1998; Ord. 2006-32, passed 7-24-2006)