(A)   It shall be unlawful for any person, other than an authorized city official, to make any opening in any street, alley, sidewalk, or public way of the city unless a permit to make the opening has been obtained prior to commencement of the work.
(`91 Code, § 91.01)
   (B)   An authorized city official shall require all applicants seeking permission to make any cuts, installation, or closure of roadways; or to move overweight and/or over-dimension equipment within the boundary of the rights-of-way of city roads, to make application for a permit using the form set forth in the appendix following this chapter. The authorized city official shall not grant any permits unless the above mentioned application has been fully filled out, signed, executed and delivered by the applicant. All applicants must be on the approved contractor list with Jefferson County Public Works.
   (C)   If the application is granted, a permit fee of $20 shall be charged all applicants. Applicant agrees that the provisions printed on the reverse side of the application will govern the work of moving, and that the same are a part of the application as if appearing in the body thereof.
   (D)   All work completed within the city rights-of- way shall be inspected by the City Engineer prior to the release of the requirements contained on the reverse side of the application.
   (E)   In the event of an emergency, an approved contractor may proceed with work; however, an application shall be filed with the city within two business days.
(Ord. 150.17-1993, passed 10-11-93; Am. Ord. 2-26-01A, passed 3-26-01) Penalty, see § 91.99(B)