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A. Permit Requirements:
1. Permit Required: Any person proposing to do any form or type of work within public property, rights-of-way, thoroughfares or easements for public use shall obtain a permit from the Village.
2. Issuance Of Permit: Permits required by this section shall be issued by the Director of Public Works or the Village Engineer.
3. Contents Of Permit: Permits required by this section shall include information as to type, location and extent of improvement, construction or repair intended, including necessary restoration, and any such other information as may be required by the Director of Public Works or the Village Engineer.
4. Insurance And Indemnification: Prior to issuance of any such permit, the permittee shall provide evidence of insurance, naming the Village, its officers and employees, as additional insureds, in a form and in such amounts as are acceptable to the Village. In the event that permittee does not provide such insurance to protect the contractors and subcontractors performing the work, then such contractors and subcontractors shall comply with the insurance requirements set forth in this title. Further, the permittee shall execute an indemnification agreement in a form acceptable to the Village.
B. Improvement Specifications: All work within public property, rights-of-way, thoroughfares or easements for public use shall be in a true and workmanlike manner in accordance with the ordinances of the Village and applicable State law, and, when required, plans and specifications approved by the Village Engineer. (Ord. 2007-48, 9-6-2007)
When a concrete repair or replacement of a curb is performed, the top of the curb shall be stamped, while the concrete is curing to prevent damage to the integrity of the concrete, with an "S" at all sanitary service crossings and shall be stamped with a "W" at all water service crossings. (Ord. 2017-58, 10-5-2017)
C. Access To Public Rights-Of-Way: When any person proposes to access any public right-of-way within the Village, that person shall be responsible for improving such right-of-way adjacent to the property to be served by such access in accordance with the standards established in title 10 of this Code. If such right-of-way adjacent to the property to be served by such access has been heretofore improved, the Village shall conduct a public hearing at the time access is requested to determine the road improvement cost and/or level of improvement that is specifically and uniquely attributable to the development of the property and the amount of any reimbursement due the Village for such preexisting improvement. The location, type and number(s) of access, and the level of required improvements to such adjacent right-of-way shall be in accordance with the standards established in title 10 of this Code and/or as otherwise approved by the Village Engineer. All such access work shall be in accordance with plans and specifications approved by the Village Engineer and a permit shall be obtained as otherwise required by this section. As a condition of obtaining such a permit, the applicant shall execute the Village's form of improvement agreement and secure the completion of such work as provided for in said improvement agreement.
D. Restoration Of Parkway Lawns:
1. Restoration Required: Whenever any such work shall be within the parkway area and such parkway shall have previously been seeded and put to a lawn, which lawn shall be fully established, it shall be the obligation of the permittee herein to replace or restore the lawn upon completion of the work.
2. Bond: When it is the opinion of the director of public works or the village engineer that the work for which a permit shall issue hereunder will disturb or destroy such a lawn, then the permittee shall post a bond in the sum of five hundred dollars ($500.00) in addition to the permit fee charged herein. Such bond shall be promptly released to the permittee immediately upon completion of the work and restoration of the lawn within the parkway and inspection and approval by the director of public works.
E. Emergency Repairs: The permit requirements of this section shall not be interpreted to require a permit prior to emergency repairs. The party responsible for the emergency repair shall apply for a permit from the village not more than seventy two (72) hours after the emergency repair is intended. Any party initiating work within the above defined "public areas", found not to be of an emergency nature, shall be guilty of a violation of this section. (Ord. 2007-48, 9-6-2007)