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A. Prior to the issuance of a building permit by the building inspector, the applicant for the building permit must provide the following:
1. A diagram showing the dimensions of the lot upon which the building is to be constructed;
2. The proposed location of the building upon the lot, together with a detailed drawing of the proposed foundation and framing;
3. The dimensions of the building;
4. The distance of the centerline of the adjoining streets from the fronting boundary line of the lot;
5. The location of the existing sewer and water facilities intended to be utilized;
6. The elevation of the existing sewer facilities, elevation of curbs and gutters relative to the top of the proposed foundation for the building; location of curb and gutter;
7. The elevation of the centerline of the adjoining streets at the intersection of the extension of all boundary lines of the lot, which elevation is relative to the top of the proposed foundation for the building;
8. Fees for water and sewer hookup.
B. The line and grade of the street shall have been established prior to the time the applicant submits the application for the building permit, and the proposed location of the building and relative elevation of the sewer facilities shall be first approved by the city water superintendent.
C. Prior to the issuance of a building permit, either acceptable curbs and gutters shall have been constructed, or an amount equal to one and one-half (11/2) times the estimated cost of construction of curbs and gutters shall have been deposited with the clerk. The mayor, city clerk, city engineer, or their appointed agent, may authorize an exception in a specific instance or instances where curbs and gutters are impossible or impractical to construct. Conditions can be imposed which shall require a developer to make the improvements which have been waived at some time in the future when construction of the improvements are practical. Said sums shall be forfeited in the event the construction of curbs and gutters was not completed by the applicant as of the date of final inspection of all the construction for which the building permit was issued; it shall be refunded to the applicant if the construction of curbs and gutters was completed as of said date. It is not intended that this section shall make any other provision in this code less restrictive.
D. If the application for a building permit is for any construction other than a single-family dwelling, duplex, or outbuildings in a residential district, no building permit shall issue until there has been compliance with the following:
1. Submitting a plan for approval to the fire department showing the following: location of existing hydrants, and proposed locations of new hydrants; size of water mains; standpipe location and size; type of sprinkling systems, if required;
2. Submitting a plan for approval to the water and sewer department showing the following: location of water and sewer mains, elevation of existing sewer facilities, the quantity and pressure of water to be delivered through mains;
3. Submitting a plan for approval to the street department showing the following: curb and gutter specifications, surface water drainage, size of drains, final collection point of surface water, location and size of sidewalks;
4. Submitting the plans mentioned in subsections D1, D2, and D3 of this section, to the city engineer for approval along with plans for irrigation water source and systems, parking facilities and drainage thereof, street design, grade, alignment, surfacing and base; and then submitting all of said plans to the planning commission for approval, and then to the city council for approval, and finally to the building official for approval.
E. After an applicant has complied with this section, and all reviewed and approved plans have been submitted to the building official, the building official is to act upon the application within three (3) days.
F. After a building permit is issued, and construction has commenced, there shall be no permanent occupancy of the building until after final inspection and approval of construction by the building official, nor shall permanent electrical power be supplied to the building until after final inspection and approval by the building official. (Ord. 1261 § 2, 2006: Ord. 924, 1981: Ord. 877, 1978: prior code § 4-1-4)