901.08 STREET AND SIDEWALK INSPECTION FEE AND BOND.
   The owner of property, his general contractor or subcontractor or any person acting on his behalf shall, before the commencing of rough grading or dirt haulage relative to the construction of any structure as hereinafter outlined, secure a permit therefor from the office of the Department of Building and Zoning Inspection, pay the required fee and deposit a bond therewith.
   The deposit, as set forth in subsections (a) through (e) of this section shall remain the same; however, this deposit now includes its partial or complete retention for damage resulting from grading or dirt haulage on City streets.
   Any department of the City may give notice to the owner of property, his general contractor or subcontractor or any person acting on his behalf, to immediately clear and clean these streets as a result of grading or hauling. Failure to comply shall result in a forfeiture of part or all of this refundable deposit.
   (a)    New One, Two or Three Family Residences. A permit fee of thirty dollars ($30.00) shall be paid, which shall cover the expenses of a minimum of two inspections by the Engineering Division, of the streets and public ways in the vicinity of the proposed new construction. One of such inspections shall be made prior to any construction and one shall be made at the completion of all construction. In addition, each individual making an application for a permit shall deposit in the amount of three hundred dollars ($300.00).
   (b)    Additions to One or Two-Family Residences. Before additions containing 500 square feet or more are constructed as part of any one or two-family residence, a permit fee of thirty dollars ($30.00) shall be paid, which fee shall cover the expenses of a minimum of two inspections, by the Engineering Divisions of the streets and public ways in the vicinity of the new construction. One of such inspections shall be made prior to any construction and one shall be made at the completion of all construction. In addition, each individual making an application for a permit shall deposit the amount of three hundred dollars ($300.00).
   (c)    New Industrial or Commercial Structures and Additions Thereto. A permit fee of sixty dollars ($60.00) shall be paid, which fee shall cover the expenses of a minimum of four inspections, by the Engineering Division, of the streets and public ways in the vicinity of the proposed new construction. One of such inspections shall be made prior to any construction and one shall be made at the completion of all construction. In addition, each individual making an application for a permit shall deposit the amount of six hundred dollars ($600.00).
   (d)    Allotments. In an allotment approved by Council, or on an undedicated street not serviced by the City, when two or more structures are erected by the same owner, there shall be a fee in accordance with the above schedule.
         Upon completion of the construction, all or any portion of the bond deposit not needed for the return of the streets and public ways to their original condition shall be returned to the individual posting such bond. It is specifically provided that the bond deposit shall not be the limit of the property owner or contractors liability if the actual damages exceed the amount of the bond.
   (e)    Rates. If the owner of property, his general contractor or subcontractor or any person acting on his behalf fails to act immediately upon notice of damage to the street, the City shall perform the work of cleaning and clearing at the following rates in effect by the Division of Streets and Sidewalks to be charged back against the deposit:
 
Equipment
Rate (per hour)
Vac-all
$35.00
Grader
35.00
Loader
35.00
Chipper
25.00
Roller (large)
35.00
Air compressor
35.00
Back-hoe
35.00
Roller (vibrating)
25.00
1 Ton trucks
20.00
2 1/2 Ton trucks
30.00
4 Ton and 5 ton trucks
30.00
Sweepers
35.00
Mowing tractor (with operator)
30.00
Machine for drilling for down spouts
40.00 (per hole)
   All rates are without the operator; fifteen percent (15%) to be added to materials and equipment; twenty-five percent  (25%) to be added to labor. Chargeable rates for operator and/or other City employees shall be in accordance with the effective schedule of pay grades and ranges  for various jobs  according to the  current  classification  and compensation ordinance in effect.
(Ord. 22-1988. Passed 2-8-88.)