Town of East Haddam, CT
Middlesex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of East Haddam 12-13-1990. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 285.
Attachment 1 - Specifications and Guidelines
No firm, person or corporation shall excavate or cause any excavation in or under any Town roadway or public ground in the Town of East Haddam without an approved written permit obtained at least 48 hours prior to excavation from the Board of Selectmen or its duly authorized representative.
No firm, person or corporation shall lay, construct, open or maintain any drain or conductor pipe in such a manner that the water from the same is discharged upon any sidewalk, Town roadway or public ground in the Town of East Haddam or adjacent properties in a manner which may cause damage.
No firm, person or corporation shall build, maintain, construct, relocate or otherwise use a driveway or other access to a Town roadway or public ground from private or public land without an approved written permit obtained at least 48 hours prior to excavation from the Board of Selectmen or its duly authorized representative.
The Board of Selectmen shall adopt and may amend, as required, specifications concerning the construction of driveways or excavations abutting Town roadways or public grounds.[1] In adopting or amending specifications, the Board of Selectmen shall include, in its consideration, the location of the driveway or excavation with respect to its effect on roadway drainage, safety, the width and character of the roadway affected, the density of traffic thereon and the character of such traffic. No permit shall be issued unless the work to be done shall conform to the specifications. Such specifications shall include the requirement for a bond to ensure completion of all required work. Should any work not be completed as set forth in the specifications, then the bond shall be called by the Board of selectmen.
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Editor's Note: Said specifications are included as an attachment to this chapter.
As used herein, "Town roadway" shall include any portion of the entire width of the right-of-way, including the travelled portion, the shoulders of any unimproved or undeveloped portion of the roadway.
This chapter shall not apply to work being done by or on behalf of the Town of East Haddam.
[Amended 3-28-2018]
Any firm, person or corporation who or which shall violate this chapter shall be subject to fine not to exceed $250 for each day that the violation exists.