City of Hollister, MO
Taney County
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Section 515.010 Permit Required.

[CC 1983 §93.010; Ord. No. 01-44, 9-6-2001]
No person, partnership or corporation shall dig into or across, bore or tunnel under any street or alley in the City unless such person, partnership or corporation shall have a written permit signed by the Maintenance Supervisor of the City authorizing such work.

Section 515.020 Application.

[CC 1983 §93.020; Ord No. 01-44, 9-6-2001]
A. 
Any person, partnership or corporation desiring to obtain a permit to dig into or across, bore or tunnel under any street or alley in connection with any water or sewer system or for other purposes shall file with the City Clerk or Maintenance Supervisor an application which shall state where the street or alley is to be dug into or across and how long it will take to do the work.
B. 
Accompanying the application will be a certified check for three hundred dollars ($300.00) payable to the City to insure and guarantee to said City the proper performance of the work and the restoration of the street adjacent thereto in as good condition as it was prior to commencement of work, subject to approval of the Maintenance Supervisor.

Section 515.030 Permit.

[CC 1983 §93.030; Ord. No. 01-44, 9-6-2001]
If the Maintenance Supervisor deems the work necessary, he/she shall issue a written permit stating how and when the work shall be done. The cost of this permit shall be fifteen dollars ($15.00).

Section 515.040 Inspection.

[CC 1983 §93.040; Ord. No. 01-44, 9-6-2001]
After work has been completed and the street replaced in its original condition, the Maintenance Supervisor shall be notified by applicant that the work has been completed, and upon the approval of the work by the Maintenance Supervisor, said applicant will be released from further liability to the City. All applications shall be accompanied by a certified check for three hundred dollars ($300.00) payable to the City to insure and guarantee to said City the proper performance of the work that will be returned when the street or alley repairs have been approved by the Maintenance Supervisor. If work is not completed within a reasonable time, the Maintenance Supervisor may make the necessary repairs and deduct the cost of same from the deposit and order the balance, if any, paid to applicant.

Section 515.050 Permit to Be Posted.

[CC 1983 §93.050]
All permits shall be posted at or near location of work.

Section 515.060 Breaks in Water or Sewer Line.

[CC 1983 §93.060; Ord. No. 01-44, 9-6-2001]
Breaks in water or sewer lines owned by the City shall be reported to the Maintenance Supervisor who shall open up the street or alley so that such water or sewer line may be repaired by the Maintenance Supervisor or someone designated by him/her and after repairs are made, the Maintenance Supervisor shall replace the street or alley in its original condition.

Section 515.070 Excavations to Be Protected.

[CC 1983 §93.070; Ord. No. 01-44, 9-6-2001]
When any person shall open up, dig into or across any street or alley, there shall be placed thereon a barricade, flare or lantern to warn the traveling public of danger, to remain thereon until the work is completed and approved by the Maintenance Supervisor.

Section 515.080 Violation.

[CC 1983 §93.080]
Every person violating any of the provisions of this Chapter, or refusing or neglecting to comply with any of the requirements thereof, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine of not less than ten dollars ($10.00) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100.00).