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(a) An applicant shall be required to restore the sidewalk, public way or alley excavated under a permit to its original pavement condition, subject to further regulation, specifications and control by the City Engineer for such restoration, which restoration and reconstruction shall be completed within three days if a public way, and thirty days if otherwise, from the date of issuance of the permit. Upon completion as required, the applicant shall immediately notify the City Engineer that such restoration and reconstruction have been made. Thereafter, the Finance Director shall retain the deposit made upon the issuance of the permit for a period of ninety days, beginning with the date of notification by the applicant of completion as heretofore required. If, at the end of the ninety-day period, the restoration and reconstruction in connection with such excavation are finally approved upon inspection by the appointed authority, then the deposit as hereinbefore required shall be returned to the grantee of the permit. If the restoration and reconstruction are not approved and are adjudged to be unsatisfactory by the City Engineer, upon inspection, then the City Engineer shall expend such amounts out of the sum so deposited to complete the restoration and reconstruction in accordance with the standards and specifications provided in this chapter and the Subdivision Regulations, except as may otherwise be provided in the Zoning Code, and the balance remaining after such expenditure shall then be returned to the grantee of the permit. The purpose of the additional ninety-day period is to provide a period for proving the reconstruction by the grantee of the permit against settling or faulty workmanship. If the grantee of the permit fails to complete the restoration and reconstruction of the excavated portion within the period provided for herein, then the deposit shall be forfeited to the City, unless the City Engineer extends the period for good cause shown.
(b) Restoration of asphalt public ways shall be accomplished in the following manner:
(1) Edges of the cut through existing asphalt shall be made with an air- driven jack-hammer chisel or other tool to make a neat, straight edge. The final cut shall be sixteen inches wider than the utility ditch.
(2) The entire cut will be backfilled with 46D, or pit-run gravel, damp, applied in six-inch layers, each layer compacted with an air-driven tamp or twenty-pound hand-tamp to an elevation not higher than eight inches below the original street surface.
(3) A subcap of Class A, six and one-half bag concrete, six inches thick, shall be applied over the fill. The concrete shall be not less than one foot wider than the cut (six inches on each side).
(4) The surface of the concrete and edges of the cut shall be coated with asphaltic tac-coat at the rate of .2 gallon per square yard.
(5) The remaining depth of not less than two inches shall be filled with hot T-35, compacted to the original elevation and grade of the street. This asphalt cap shall be four inches wider than the concrete slab (two inches on each side).
(6) The completed joint between old and new will be coated with asphaltic seal, RC-2 or equivalent, or heat sealed with a suitable flame.
(c) Cuts into concrete streets shall be restored in the same manner, except that there will be only a six-inch concrete cap.
(Ord. 13-59. Passed 9-1-59; Ord. 3-66. Passed 2-7-66.)