Platte City, MO
Platte County
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Section 520.010 Blasting Prohibited Without Permit.

[CC 1992 §515.010; R.O. 1979 §13.000]
No person shall do or cause to be done any blasting within the City limits without first obtaining a permit therefor from the City Building Inspector.

Section 520.020 Application For Permit.

[CC 1992 §515.020; R.O. 1979 §13.100]
A. 
All applications for permits for blasting or use of explosives shall be signed by the person or his/her duly authorized agent who desires to do the blasting described in the application and shall contain such other information regarding the proposed blasting as may be required by the City Building Inspector.
B. 
Whenever the Building Inspector shall find from an examination of the application for blasting permit and such other information as he/she may deem necessary and proper to find or require, that such blasting can be done with safety to life and property, then he/she shall issue the permit.

Section 520.030 Term of Permit — Bond.

[CC 1992 §515.030; R.O. 1979 §13.200]
A. 
Permits granted under this Article shall specify the blasting to be permitted, the time such permit shall be valid and such other conditions and requirements as the City Engineer may deem safe and proper, provided that such period of validity shall not extend beyond thirty (30) days from the date of issuance.
B. 
Before any permit referred to in this Article shall have been issued for blasting, the applicant for such permit shall have executed a bond to the City conditioned that he/she will save the City harmless from and indemnify it for any loss or damage occurring by reason of such blasting, including payment of charges for a City Supervisor. Such bond shall be in the sum of not less than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) and not more than fifty thousand dollars ($50,000.00) with the specified amount being fixed by the Building Inspector based upon the hazards involved, so that the amount of the bond will be a substantial and reasonable protection for the liability which might occur against the City. Such bond shall be in a form approved by the City Attorney and shall be issued by a corporate surety company approved by the Building Inspector.