City of Waltham, MA
Middlesex County
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[Ord. No. 31060, 2-23-2009]
The CPW Director shall be charged with the responsibility of issuing trench permits in accordance with MGL c. 82A and 520 CMR 14.00 and all amendments thereto for all work involving excavations on public property. Such excavation permit shall be in addition to any other permits required by the General Ordinances.
[Ord. No. 31060, 2-23-2009]
The Inspector of Buildings/Superintendant shall be charged with the responsibility of issuing trench permits in accordance with MGL c. 82A and 520 CMR 14.00 and all amendments thereto for all work involving excavations on private property. Such excavation permit shall be in addition to any other permits required by the General Ordinances.
[Ord. No. 31060, 2-23-2009]
Whenever a permit holder is making multiple trenches over the course of a single project, the CPW Director and Inspector of Buildings/Superintendant may issue a blanket permit allowing the permit holder to add to the list of trench locations as the permit holder becomes aware that a trench is required. The permit holder shall advise the CPW Director of the addition of each new trench on public property and the Inspector of Buildings/Superintendant of the addition of each new trench on private property. However, any single trench that runs on both public and private property shall be considered a single trench and require a single permit issued by the CPW Director. The CPW Director shall notify the Inspector of Buildings/Superintendant of any single trench permit that runs on both public and private property.
[Ord. No. 31060, 2-23-2009]
The fee for each trench permit issued by any of the City's designated issuing authorities shall be $200 except for owner-occupied residential properties for which the fee shall be $50. The fee for any multiple trench permits shall be $500, except for owner occupied residential properties for which the fee shall be $100.