(A)   An acceptable performance guarantee to protect the county highway system and ensure compliance with this chapter shall be provided prior to the issuance of a permit as provided for in this chapter.
   (B)   The performance guarantee shall be an irrevocable letter of credit for the following permit types:
      (1)   Major access (or major temporary access).
      (2)   Designated freeway access.
      (3)   Utility or facility permit which includes crossing underneath pavement of any county highway.
      (4)   Utility or facility permit which requires any open cut of county highway pavement.
   (C)   The performance guarantee shall be in the form of a cash bond, irrevocable letter of credit, or surety bond for all other types of permits.
   (D)   The County Engineer shall be and is hereby authorized to act for the county in all matters relating to performance guarantees. The County Engineer may, upon receipt of written application from a property owner substantiating good and reasonable cause, waive this requirement for certain minor, minimum access, special event or facility permits. The performance guarantee must contain the permit application number or the project name and county highway name on the guarantee.
   (E)   The amount and length of term of the performance guarantee shall be as identified in the Technical Reference Manual, based on the permit type.
(Ord. 19-1061, passed 7-9-2019)