CHAPTER 14.20
PUBLIC WORKS CONSTRUCTION

Sections:

14.20.010    Standard Specifications adopted

14.20.020    Performance bond required

14.20.025    Maintenance bond required

14.20.010 Standard Specifications adopted.

The 1996 Standard Specifications for Road, Bridge and Municipal Construction, written and promulgated by the Washington State Chapter of the American Public Works Association, the Washington State Department of Transportation and when so designated such standards as amended by the APWA Amendments or city amendments to the Washington State/APWA Standard Specifications for Road, Bridge and Municipal Construction and, as all of such standards may be further amended or updated by said organizations in the future, are adopted as the standard specifications for public works construction in the city. (Ord. 1064 §1, 1997; Ord. 875 §15 (part), 1990).

14.20.020 Performance bond required.

Plans submitted to the public works department for review and approval, for the construction of any public works improvements, shall comply with the specifications in LMC 14.20.010. The fee to be paid to the city by the applicant for reviewing the plans and inspecting the construction shall be charged at rates established by resolution of the city council. (Ord. 1208 §53, 2003; Ord. 875 §15 (part), 1990).

14.20.025 Maintenance bond required.

Prior to the commencement of work, the permittee or the contractor for the permittee shall post with the city a maintenance bond for guarantee of such public works improvements with a surety qualified to do business in this state, a cash deposit, an assigned savings account or other security acceptable to the city in an amount equal to twenty percent of the estimated cost of the public works improvements for a period of two years after the completed job is accepted by the city. Release of bond or other security will occur two years from city acceptance if all maintenance has been accepted by the city. (Ord. 1496 §6, 2016: Ord. 875 §15 (part), 1990).