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(A) Insurance or bond. In order to protect public property and the city, the following shall be required for any permit issued by the city for the performance of any work in or involving public property:
(1) The permit holder shall hold harmless the city and its duly authorized agents and employees in the amount up to $1,000,000 in the aggregate, and certificate of insurance shall be filed with the Building Inspector’s Office as evidence thereof, or that acceptable surety bond therefore be filed with the Building Inspector’s Office; and
(2) The permit holder shall protect the city against loss or damage to public property by maintaining a performance bond at least equal to the value of the project as determined by the Public Works Director or his or her agent; proof of the bond shall be filed with the Building Inspector’s Office.
(B) Permit fees.
(1) Permit fees for the performance of work in, to, or involving public property within the city shall be in accordance with § 35.01(E)(1).
(2) The city will be responsible for replacing any sidewalk or curbing for which an additional fee is paid.
(C) Preparation and backfill requirements. It shall be a condition of a permit that the holder will comply with all applicable rules, regulations and ordinances of the city or the duly authorized officer thereof. Including, but not limited to, the following:
(1) All pavement/curbing/sidewalks must be saw cut in a uniform manner.
(2) If water or sewer pipe is undercut it must have a granular backfill compacted beneath the pipe.
(3) The existing pipe must be covered by at least six inches of granular backfill.
(4) The remaining portion of the backfill procedure for areas in the roadway (street or alley) and two feet beyond the improved roadway shall use a non-air entrained controlled low strength material (commonly known as flowable fill). This material shall be brought up to the top of subgrade, that is, to the bottom of the existing street surface. The contractor shall not place the flowable fill until a representative of the city has inspected the trench.
(5) The city will provide the contractor with a metal bridge plate to place over the excavation so traffic can pass over the excavation.
(6) The contractor shall remove the metal bridge plate the next weekday (Monday through Friday) and fill the remaining portion of the excavation with CA6 aggregate.
(7) Sidewalk areas shall be backfilled with granular backfill up to six inches below existing grade. The remaining six inches shall be CA6 aggregate.
(8) Any emergency excavation in any public right-of-way on days when city forces do not normally work can be reported to the city by calling the Water Treatment Plant at 234-2454.
(‘68 Code, § 6.06) (Ord. 62-3980, passed - - ; Am. Ord. 2003-5168, passed 9-2-2003; Am. Ord. 2010-5290, passed 4-6-2010)