(a)   Notice of Work, Generally. Except in case of emergency, as provided in division (c) of this section, or for routine maintenance as provided in division (b) of this section, no service provider, or any person acting on the service provider's behalf, shall commence any work in the public right-of-way of the City or other ways without forty-eight hours advance notice to the City, obtaining a construction permit pursuant to Section 1022.07 , if required, and obtaining consent to occupy or use the public right-of-way pursuant to Section 1022.02, if required. The service provider shall further notify the Ohio Utility Protection Service (OUPS) not less than forty-eight hours in advance of any excavation or work in the public right- of-way.
   (b)   Routine Maintenance and New Service Orders.
      (1)   A service provider need not obtain a construction permit or notify the City prior to or after commencing any routine maintenance or new service orders that do not include the construction in, or excavation or lane obstruction of, a public right-of-way or closing of a public street.
      (2)   For routine maintenance and new service orders that require the service provider to cause a lane obstruction in a public street for more than four hours, the service provider shall provide the City with forty-eight hours advance notice prior to commencing the routine maintenance or new service order, and shall submit a drawing showing the planned traffic maintenance and indicating how the service provider will meet all requirements of ODOT's Manual of Traffic Control Devices or other applicable ODOT regulations.
   (c)   Emergency Work. In the event of the need for any unexpected repair or emergency work, a service provider may commence such emergency response work as required under the circumstances, provided that for emergency work that requires excavation of a public right-of-way or lane obstruction or closing of a public street, the service provider shall notify the City as promptly as possible before commencing such emergency work, or as soon as possible thereafter if advance notice is not practicable. When notice is required, the service provider shall notify the City Engineer.
(Ord. 2017-O-04. Passed 4-11-17.)