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A. Vaults under sidewalks; permit and liability agreement. No person, firm, or corporation shall construct any vault, areaway; basement stairs or other structure under the sidewalk area until an application made on City standard form accompanied by two sets of construction plans shall have been filed with the Department of Public Works, a liability agreement executed, a permit issued and the following fee paid: 11
(1) Fee for each vault, areaway, basement stairs or structure shall be as provided in Chapter 212, Fees.
B. Plans required to accompany applications shall include all dimensions and particulars of construction along with an analysis signed and sealed by a registered professional engineer, licensed in the State of Pennsylvania, confirming the bearing capacity and structural soundness of the sidewalk over the vault, areaway, basement stairs or other structure.
C. The applicant is also required to enter into an agreement with the City, as prepared by the City Solicitor, acknowledging the duties and responsibilities of the permittee. The cost of recording such agreement to be paid by the permittee.
11. Editor's Note: Amended during codification (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Part 2).