Village of Airport Drive, MO
Jasper County
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[CC 1995 §48.010]
It shall be unlawful for any person to dig up, break, excavate, tunnel, undermine or cause to be made any excavation in or under the surface of any street or alley or public or private property by a mechanical digger or earth mover for any purpose, excepting herefrom, however, any manual performed labor by pick and shovel or similar manual powered equipment on private property, unless such person shall first have obtained an excavation permit from the Village of Airport Drive as provided herein.
[CC 1995 §48.020]
Application for permit shall be made at the office of the Village Clerk and approved by this same officer subject to the regulations herein provided.
[CC 1995 §48.030]
Persons, firms or corporations desiring to make excavations with any type of mechanical diggers or earth mover shall be required to purchase the regular Village license required by Chapter 605 of this Code.
Before being granted a Village license, a person, firm or corporation operating a mechanical digger or earth mover shall furnish the Village Clerk or other designated individual a certificate of effective public liability and property damage insurance equal to or more than the amount specified in the supplemental fee schedule. Said certificate of insurance shall also be accompanied by a certified performance bond as specified in the supplemental fee schedule.
[CC 1995 §48.040]
Excavation work, either by machinery or manual labor, shall be performed and conducted so as not to interfere with access to fire stations or fire hydrants. Materials or obstructions shall not be placed within fifteen (15) feet of fireplug.
[CC 1995 §48.050]
Permittee working on streets or alleys or private roads shall erect proper barriers for daytime use and suitable flares so as to safeguard the flow of traffic.
Permittees crossing sidewalks or normal foot passageways shall erect proper barriers so as to prevent individuals from falling into any excavation the permittee is responsible for.
[CC 1995 §48.060]
Permittee shall not interfere with an existing utility without written consent of the owner of the utility.
Permittee shall not interfere with existing Village water or sewerage lines and shall not dig, by machine, closer than three (3) feet to any existing sewer main. The last three (3) feet must be dug manually using extreme caution not to injure in any manner an existing sewer main.
[CC 1995 §48.070]
Permittee shall at all times make every effort not to interfere or injure any adjoining property and shall take appropriate protective measure.
[CC 1995 §48.080]
It shall be unlawful for the permittee to suffer or permit to remain unguarded at the place of excavation any machinery, equipment or other device having the characteristics of an attractive nuisance likely to attract children and hazardous to their safety or health.
[CC 1995 §48.090]
Backfilling shall be done to comply with the requirements of the Village Engineer.
[CC 1995 §48.100]
After completion of backfill, inspection shall be made of excavations where Village water or sewer lines are involved, and if the Inspector shall require additional work in order to comply with the requirements of 510.090 above, the permittee shall cause said requirements to be promptly made.
[CC 1995 §48.110]
Resurfacing of all streets, alleys or traffic passageways excavated by permittee under provisions of this Chapter shall be made and performed by the Village of Airport Drive under the supervision of the Street Commission.
Permittee shall bear the expense incurred by the Village while resurfacing said excavation.
[Ord. No. 03-05 §1, 4-7-2005]
Unless an agreement between the Village and public utility mandates otherwise, when, in the opinion of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Airport Drive, a relocation of public utilities which exists within the right-of-way of the Village of Airport Drive is mandated by the construction, repair or maintenance of streets or rights-of-way owned by the Village, the cost of such relocation shall be borne by the public utility. The Village shall give reasonable notice of the public works project so that the public utility may have adequate time to relocate its utilities within existing Village right-of-way. In the event it is impossible for a public utility to relocate its lines within existing Village right-of-way, then the utility may acquire additional easement to relocate its service.