Chapter 11.12


11.12.010    Opening streets or sidewalks—Bond required.

11.12.020    Violation—Penalty.

11.12.010 Opening streets or sidewalks—Bond required.

Before any person, firm or corporation shall have the right to construct any underground facility in the streets or the highways within the city of Omak or in any way open the surface of any street or highway within the city of Omak, including the curb and sidewalk adjacent thereto, such party shall obtain permission from the public works director for the city of Omak and shall obtain and deliver to the city of Omak a performance bond running to the city with sureties acceptable to the city in the amount of five thousand dollars per contractor, a fifteen-thousand dollar bond or other satisfactory financial security acceptable to the city posted by a utility company on behalf of its various subcontractors, conditioned that the party shall make all necessary and reasonable repairs to return the street, highway, curbs, sidewalks and/or underground facilities to as good or better condition as before the commencement of any such project. This requirement shall not be in addition to the requirements of Section 9.08.160 of this code, but shall have application only in those instances not covered by the provisions of Section 9.08.160 of this code. (Ord. 1106 § 1, 1989: Ord. 810 § 1, 1979; Ord. 775 § 1, 1978).

11.12.020 Violation—Penalty.

Any person, firm or corporation commencing to construct any underground facility or in any way opening the surface of any street, highway, curb or sidewalk within the city of Omak without permission of the city and/or without posting a performance bond as required by this chapter shall be liable for and shall pay all damages caused thereby, and shall be found to have committed a civil infraction. Any such person found to have committed such a civil infraction shall be assessed a monetary penalty, which penalty shall not exceed three hundred dollars for each offense. Each day during which a violation is committed or continued shall be deemed a separate offense and separate penalties may be assessed for each separate offense. (Ord. 1148 § 2, 1990: Ord. 775 § 2, 1978).