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(a) No person shall engage in the business of making connections with the City sewers or drains or lateral connections, or making repairs thereto within the City unless he shall have been duly licensed to engage in such business by the Service-Safety Director. Such license shall not be issued until the applicant shall have paid a license fee of fifty dollars ($50.00) for the initial year and twenty-five dollars ($25.00) for each consecutive year thereafter, and shall have filed with the Director evidence of the following:
(1) Compensation insurance. The applicant shall procure and shall maintain during the life of his license workmen's compensation insurance as required by applicable State or territorial law for all of his employees to be engaged in the business of making sewer connections in the City. In case any class of employees engaged in hazardous work is not protected under the workmen's compensation statute, the applicant shall provide adequate employer's liability insurance for the protection of such of his employees as are not otherwise protected.
(2) Contractor's public liability and property damage insurance and vehicle liability insurance. The applicant shall procure and shall maintain during the life of his license contractor's public liability insurance, contractor's property damage insurance and vehicular liability insurance in the following amounts:
Public liability insurance and vehicular liability insurance in an amount not less than two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000) for injuries, including accidental death to any one person, and subject to the same limit for each person, in an amount not less than five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) on account of one accident, and contractor's property damage insurance in an amount not less than five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000).
The Service-Safety Director shall keep up to date files of licensed sewer tappers, with the addresses of their places of business. Should a licensed sewer tapper change the location of his place of business, he shall file notice of the change with the Service-Safety Director and the latter shall cause the record to be amended accordingly. Notice of City instructions or orders shall be communicated to a sewer tapper by written notice to be mailed to him by certified mail at the address on file.
(b) If any licensed sewer tapper shall violate the provisions of any ordinance, rule or regulation relating to the making of sewer connections, or shall fail or refuse to perform any of the duties imposed on him by ordinance, resolution, rule or regulation, the Service-Safety Director with the advice of the Law Director shall be authorized to revoke his license, and such sewer tapper shall receive such notice by certified mail.
(Ord. 80-24. Passed 3-20-80.)