Article I House Moving
[CC 1968 §5-27; Ord. No. 228 Art. II §1, 9-6-1960; Ord. No. 1592 §1, 12-15-1986; Ord. No. 4559 §1, 8-3-2015]
No person shall move any building on, through or over any street, alley, sidewalk or public place in the City without having obtained a permit therefor from the Community Development Director. Applications for such permits shall be made in writing to the Clerk and shall state thereon the proposed route and the number of days it is intended that the building shall occupy any portion of any street, alley, sidewalk or other public place.
[CC 1968 §5-28; Ord. No. 228 Art. II §2, 9-6-1960; Ord. No. 1592 §1, 12-15-1986; Ord. No. 4559 §1, 8-3-2015]
Upon approval of the intended route by the Community Development Director a fee of fifteen dollars ($15.00) for each day or fraction thereof that it is intended that the building shall occupy any such portion of any public place shall be paid to the Clerk and the permit issued. An additional payment of fifteen dollars ($15.00) for each day or fraction thereof over and above the time stated on the permit during which any building shall occupy such public place shall be paid.
[CC 1968 §5-29; Ord. No. 228 Art. II §3, 9-6-1960]
Every person applying for a permit under this Article shall submit with his/her application a bond with a lawful corporate surety to be approved by the Zoning Administrator conditioned on his/her compliance with all the provisions of this Article, and agreeing to pay and holding the City harmless from any claim which may be made against it by reason of the occupation of any street, alley, sidewalk or other public place by the building or structure moved.
[CC 1968 §5-30; Ord. No. 228 Art. II §4, 9-6-1960]
Whenever a street or alley is blocked by a house or structure which is being moved, warnings to that effect shall be placed by the Police Department so as to warn vehicles and persons from entering that portion of the street blocked. The person moving any building through the streets shall keep warning signs and lanterns or lights at night on the building so as to guard against any person or vehicle from colliding with it.
[CC 1968 §5-31; Ord. No. 228 Art. II §5, 9-6-1960]
Whenever it shall be necessary to interfere with wire or cables of a public utility in moving a building, the terms of any special or franchise ordinance governing shall apply and the bond therein specified shall be given. If no such terms apply, then the Mayor shall estimate the expense of fixing the wires and the bond to be given to cover such expense.