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No person owning any land, lot or premises abutting upon a street, road or highway in the City shall fail to install and maintain a culvert under the driveway, private road or other form of access in such manner as to permit the free flow of road and surface water along such street, road or highway, in compliance with the following regulations:
(a) Whenever any driveway, private road or other form of access is constructed to connect to any existing street, road or highway within the City, there shall be provided as a part of such construction suitable drainage facilities by means of corrugated iron pipe or equal facility to the satisfaction of the Service Supervisor.
(b) Such drainage pipe shall be a minimum of ten inches in diameter, shall be installed in the existing road ditch at approximately the centerline thereof, and along such centerline under and across the entire width of such driveway, private road or other form of access at a minimum length of twenty feet and shall extend a distance of not less than two feet beyond each side of such access facility.
(c) The flow line of such drainage pipe shall correspond to the flow line of such ditch as established by the Supervisor, and the grade thereof shall be such as is determined by the Supervisor.
(d) The City Engineer is hereby further authorized to require the installation of drainage pipe in excess of ten inches in diameter in any case where, in his judgment, such additional capacity is necessary in order to provide adequate and suitable drainage.
(e) Prior to the completion of a City-wide ditching program, the Mayor or the Supervisor may authorize the Department of Service to install the drainage pipe required in this chapter. The charge for the installation of drainage pipe, including charges for materials, shall be equal to the charges paid by the City for the materials.
(f) The charges, payable in advance, for the installation of culverts installed by the Department prior to ditching and setting to grade each street, road or highway, shall be equal to the charges paid by the City for the materials. (Res. 80-R-29. Passed 5-13-80.)
(g) Upon the completion of a City-wide ditching program, the Mayor shall notify the owner of such land, lot or premises with any culvert not maintained or installed in accordance with any of the provisions of this section to bring such culvert into compliance with such provision. Upon the failure of the owner to comply with such notice, the Mayor may proceed with the maintenance or construction of such culvert and recover the actual cost thereof, or the Mayor may certify the costs to the County Auditor for collection as for other taxes and assessments, based upon final costs certified to the City by the City Engineer.