Chapter 12.02

12.02.000    Chapter Contents


12.02.020    Engineering design and development standards.

12.02.030    Standards.

12.02.040    Applicability of standards.

12.02.050    Alternate standards of methods.

12.02.060    Violations -- Misdemeanor -- Gross Misdemeanor -- Civil Infraction.

(Ord. 7045 §1, 2016).

12.02.020 Engineering design and development standards

There is hereby adopted by reference "2018 Engineering Design and Development Standards," one (1) copy of which shall be kept on file in the office of the City Clerk and the Olympia Public Works Department. These standards shall be considered a part of this ordinance as though fully set forth herein.

(Ord. 7181 §10, 2019; Ord. 7110 §4, 2017; Ord. 7045 §1, 2016; Ord. 7027 §1, 2016; Ord. 6985 §1, 2015; Ord. 6934 §1, 2014; Ord. 6844 §1, 2013; Ord. 6628 §1, 2009; Ord. 6321 §1, 2004; Ord. 6055 §1, 2000; Ord. 5879 §1, 1999; Ord. 5701 §1, 1997; Ord. 5534 §1, 1995).

12.02.030 Standards

These City of Olympia "Engineering Design and Development Standards" shall be referred to in the text as the "Standards."

(Ord. 7045 §1, 2016; Ord. 5534 §1, 1995).

12.02.040 Applicability of standards

These standards shall govern all new construction and upgrading of facilities both in the rights-of-way and on-site for transportation and transportation related facilities; storm drainage facilities; sewer and water facilities; and park, recreation, and open space facilities.

(Ord. 7045 §1, 2016; Ord. 5534 §1, 1995).

12.02.050 Alternate standards of methods

The Public Works Director may, on a case-by-case basis, approve different or alternate requirements or methods of construction from those specified in the standards, so long as such requirements or methods are functionally equivalent to those set forth in the standards and carry out their purposes.

(Ord. 7045 §1, 2016; Ord. 5534 §1, 1995).

12.02.060 Violations -- Misdemeanor -- Gross Misdemeanor -- Civil Infraction.

A.    Any person, firm, or corporation who knowingly violates or fails to comply with any term or provision of this chapter shall be deemed to have committed a misdemeanor, and if found guilty, shall be subject to a fine not to exceed One Thousand Dollars ($1,000), and/or to imprisonment not to exceed ninety (90) days or to both such fine and imprisonment. Each day shall be a separate offense. In the event of a continuing violation or failure to comply, the second and subsequent days shall constitute a gross misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000) and/or imprisonment not to exceed three hundred and sixty-five (365) days or both such time and imprisonment. Continuing violation shall mean the same type of violation which is committed within a year of the initial violation.

B.    As an additional concurrent penalty, it shall be a civil infraction for a person, firm, or corporation to violate or fail to comply with any term or provision of this chapter. Each day shall be a separate infraction. A person, firm, or corporation found to have committed a civil infraction shall be assessed a monetary penalty as follows:

1.    First offense: Class 3 ($50), not including statutory assessments.

2.    Second offense arising out of the same facts as the first offense: Class 2 ($125), not including statutory assessments.

3.    Third offense arising out of the same facts as the first offense: Class 1 ($250), not including statutory assessments.

See also OMC Chapter 4.44, Uniform Code Enforcement.

(Ord. 7045 §1, 2016; Ord. 6081 §29, 2001).