3-1-16: CONTRACT PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS, ENGINEERING:
The plans and specifications for an extension of the water supply system shall be approved in writing by the public works director and the state department of health and environmental sciences prior to commencement of any construction of the water extension, pursuant to and in accordance with section 75-6-112 Montana Code Annotated as amended. Contract specifications shall be in a format suitable to the city attorney, and as a minimum, said specifications shall be in a similar format and contain the required provisions recommended by the American Society of Civil Engineers and/or National Society of Professional Engineers for such type specifications, with appropriate modifications to reflect state and local laws and conditions.
Pursuant to and in accordance with section 18-2-121 Montana Code Annotated as amended, all extensions of the water supply system shall be under the direct charge and supervision of a professional engineer licensed in the state. The public works director is prohibited under the provisions of section 18-2-122 Montana Code Annotated as amended, from accepting any plans and specifications for extensions of the water supply system unless they bear the seal, and the signature of such professional engineer. (Ord. 354, 2-21-1984)