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Duty of Director to Cause Engineering Inspection.
Improvement Without Inspection Prohibited.
Request For Inspection—Cost.
Duty of Director to Estimate Cost.
Deposit of Monthly Cost In Advance.
Money Deposited to Defray Specific Inspection.
Inspection to be Furnished When Cost Deposited.
Additional Deposit May Be Required.
Excess Deposit to be Credited.
Forms and Fiscal Procedure to be Prescribed by Controller.
It shall be the duty of the Director of Public Works to cause engineering inspection to be made of:
(b) All garbage disposal pursuant to the provisions of Section 318 of Article 6, Chapter V, of the Municipal Code;
(c) All reclamation work within the City and County of San Francisco.
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to make, or cause or permit to be made, any improvement or work as referred to in Section 635 of this Article without first securing engineering inspection service from the Director of Public Works.
Whenever any person, firm or corporation desires and intends to do any work to make any improvement as described in Section 635 of this Article, such person, firm or corporation before performing any such contemplated work, shall in writing request the Director of Public Works to make engineering inspection. The cost of such engineering inspection shall constitute a charge against and be paid for monthly in advance by the person, firm or corporation performing said work or making such improvements in the manner hereinafter provided.
Upon such written request being received it shall be the duty of said Director of Public Works to make an estimate of the cost of such engineering inspection, and notify the person making the request the estimated monthly cost thereof.
Such person, firm or corporation must thereupon, and prior to the commencement or continuation of any work or performance as described in Section 635 of this Article, deposit monthly in advance the amount of money determined upon as the estimated monthly cost of such inspection with the Director of Public Works.
All moneys paid to the Director of Public Works under the provisions of this Article shall be deposited with the Treasurer to the credit of the appropriation for "Engineering Inspection," to be used exclusively to defray the cost of the specific engineering inspection for which it was tendered.
When said amount of money is deposited, it shall thereupon be the duty of said Director of Public Works to furnish said engineering inspection.
Should the monthly cost and expense of such engineering inspection amount to more than said estimate, the person, firm, or corporation concerned shall thereupon be immediately notified and required to make an additional deposit with the Director of Public Works of an amount sufficient to complete the monthly cost of said inspection as estimated by the Director of Public Works, which sum when paid shall be deposited as aforesaid, and no further engineering inspection service shall be performed or furnished until such additional deposit is made with the Director of Public Works.
Should the monthly cost and expense of such engineering inspection be less than the amount deposited then the surplus or excess existing in the amount deposited over the total actual cost of such engineering inspection shall be credited on account of such continued inspection as may be required or when the work has been completed be refunded to the person, firm or corporation by whom such funds were originally deposited.
The Controller shall prescribe the forms and fiscal procedure under the provisions of this Article.