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(A) No person shall cause any of the public rights-of-way, streets, highways, avenues, lanes, alleys, or other public property, or any waterway, or any part thereof to be graded, paved, repaved, surfaced, resurfaced, filled, excavated, or dredged, or cause any sidewalks to be constructed thereon, without first obtaining from the Director of Public Works or other designated city official or employee of the city a permit for the work.
('58 Code, § 44.24) (Ord. 80-25, passed 12-4-79)
(B) Before the Director of Public Works or other designated city official or employee of the city shall issue a permit for the work as provided in subsection (A) above, the Director shall first cause the person seeking to make the improvements to file in the Director's office plans and specifications of the proposed improvements.
('58 Code, § 44.25)
(Ord. 456, passed - - ; Am. Ord. 84-59, passed 6-5-84)
(C) The construction specifications will be as follows.
(1) All pavement construction within a public right-of-way with the exception of private drives and parking areas shall conform with standard paving specifications as prepared by the City Engineer.
(2) The minimum elevation at any point on any new city street shall be 5.00 mean sea level.
(3) The entire right-of-way shall be cleared and grubbed. Unstable material under or within a 45° angle extended outward from the area to be paved shall be removed and replaced with stable material compacted in conformance with State Road Department specifications.
(4) The subbase of all streets and alleys constructed within the city shall be stabilized in conformance with State Road Department specifications. The depth of stabilization shall be eight inches under secondary streets and alleys, and 12 inches under primary, business, through, or boulevard streets. The subbase shall be stabilized to 100% maximum density and 75 p.s.i. bearing as determined by the state soil bearing test.
(5) The rock base of the pavement shall be constructed of grade No. 2 Miami oolite limerock in conformance with State Road Department specifications. The minimum compacted thickness of rock base for secondary street and alleys shall be eight inches. The minimum compacted thickness of rock base for primary, business, through, or boulevard streets shall be ten inches. Where concrete curbs or gutters are not used, the rock base shall extend one foot beyond the edge of the pavement surface on each side of the pavement surface. The rock base shall receive a prime and tack coat before the pavement surface is applied.
(6) The pavement surface shall be a minimum of one inch compacted thickness of type I asphaltic concrete in conformance with State Road Department specifications.
(7) The shoulders of all streets shall be stabilized to a width of five feet beyond the edge of the rock base. The stabilization shall be six inches thick, shall be 80% of maximum density, and have a bearing of 45 p.s.i. as determined by the state soil bearing test.
(8) All concrete curbs, curb and gutters, valley gutters, sidewalks, storm drain pipes, storm drain structures, and other paving appurtenances shall conform with city standards, or in the absence of a standard, shall be subject to the approval of the City Engineer.
('58 Code, § 44.26) (Ord. 64-112, passed 9-22-64)
(D) The City Engineer or other designated city official or employee shall approve grades for all construction before a permit shall be issued thereunder.
('58 Code, § 44.27) (Ord. 456, passed - - )