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(a) Whenever moving any building within, into or through the City the mover shall deposit with the Director of Public Service cash in an amount to be fixed by the Director of Public Service, which deposit shall be sufficient to cover all cost incurred by the City in connection with the proposed move, including, but not limited to costs of raising wires, services of the Police, Fire, Building and Service Departments calculated at hourly rates, reimbursement to the City for the cost per mile of the City's vehicles used by employees and officials of the City for the cost per mile of the City's vehicles used by employees and officials of the City in supervising the move and inspecting the building after relocation. Any unexpended portion of this deposit shall be returned to the mover by the Director of Public Service after completion of the moving of the building and upon inspection and approval of the relocated building. The mover shall further deposit with the Director of Public Service a fully paid policy of insurance in an amount and form satisfactory to the Director of Law, which insurance shall fully indemnify the City from any liability incurred in connection with or arising out of the moving of the building.
(b) Any person, partnership or corporation desiring to raze any primary building in the City shall deposit prior to commencing any such razing with the Director of Public Service a bond of twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) as approved by the Director of Law and executed by the demolition contractor as principal and by a compensated surety company as surety conditioned upon the faithful and prompt performance of the razing of the building as described in the application, plus a fee of two hundred dollars ($200.00). If a building is utilized by the Fire Department or Police Department in a drill duly scheduled for the purpose of training, which has been approved by the Mayor, no bond shall be required, but a one hundred dollar ($100.00) fee shall be charged for inspection of the premises after razing.
(Ord. 1971-9. Passed 1-25-71; Ord. 2002-43. Passed 11-25-02; Ord. 2003-25. Passed 7-29-03; Ord. 2007-3. Passed 2-26-07; Ord. 2015-41. Passed 11-16-15.)