[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the City of Union City 1-7-1997 as § 13-8 of the 1996 Revised General Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall move any structure through any streets of the City without a permit issued as hereinafter provided.
Any person desiring to move any structure shall make application to the License Inspector for a permit. The application shall designate the streets through which the moving will be done, the dimensions of the structure, the estimated length of time required for such moving and such other facts as may be required. The fee for the permit shall be deposited with the Inspector. The permit may be applied for by the owner of the structure to be moved or by the mover or contractor.
The applicant shall file with the License Inspector a bond in the amount of $50,000 with sureties, conditioned for the payment of any damage or injury to the trees, streets or other City property along the designated route, and for the replacement of any trees or other City property destroyed by the moving; and further conditioned for the payment of any additional fee due the City for exceeding the time limit fixed for the moving.
The person receiving a permit shall arrange for the removal of any wires or cables, at his/her own expense, which may interfere with the moving. If any wires or cables which may interfere with the moving pertain to the fire alarm system or police telephone system, or any other municipal system of the City, the person receiving the permit shall arrange for the removal of wires, at his/her own expense, so as not to interfere in any manner with the continuous operation of such systems in the City.
All the moving operations, as they relate to the problem of traffic, shall be done under the supervision of the Chief of Police, at such times as may be fixed by the Chief.
It shall be the duty and obligation of the contractor engaged in the moving operations to furnish and place barricades and detour signs which may be necessary for the proper diversion of motor vehicle traffic.