City of Republic, MO
Greene County
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[CC 1999 §§6-4 — 6-6; R.O. 1916 §271]
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person in this City to occupy or obstruct any street, square, avenue, alley or public sidewalk by the removal of any building or house from one place to another without having first obtained written permission from the Public Works Director.
B. 
Contents. Written permission, required by Subsection (A) hereof, shall specify what portion of the square, street, avenue, alley or sidewalk shall be used and for what period of time it may be so used in the removal of the building.
[Ord. No. 03-80 §1, 11-24-2003; Ord. No. 19-31, 12-10-2019]
A. 
In the case of building demolition, an application for a demolition permit will be completely filled out and submitted to the Building Official and City Engineer, all fees will have been paid and the following procedure shall be followed before demolition is commenced:
1. 
Demolition Permit Fee. A fee of fifty dollars ($50.00) shall be paid upon the issuance of a demolition permit.
2. 
Permission To Demolish. In case of a contracted demolition, the application must be signed by the owner of the property or otherwise accompanied by written consent of the owner for the demolition work.
3. 
Asbestos Or Other Harmful Materials. If asbestos or other harmful materials are present, the owner/applicant must contact the appropriate agency to determine the extent and proper means of disposal.
4. 
Disconnection Of Public Utilities. The Building Official and City Engineer shall confirm that all connections to public utilities (water, wastewater, electric, gas, telecommunications, etc.) have been properly severed before issuance of a demolition permit.
5. 
Notify Adjacent Property Owners. If the Building Official finds that the demolition work to be conducted is expected to affect adjacent properties, the Building Official can require the applicant to notify the owners of adjacent properties of the proposed scope of work.
6. 
Temporary Barriers. If the Building Official finds that the demolition work to be conducted is expected to affect adjacent public rights-of-way (streets, sidewalks, alleys, etc.), the Building Official can require temporary barriers be placed where public may come into contact with debris.
7. 
Notification Of Emergency Services. The Building Official can require that the applicant notify the Republic Fire and Police Departments twenty-four (24) hours in advance of demolition work.
All construction in the City shall comply with the requirements of Sections 319.200 through 319.207, RSMo., and any amendments thereto, relating to earthquakes and seismic construction requirements.
[Ord. No. 09-11 §2, 4-11-2009; Ord. No. 19-31, 12-10-2019]
All applications for commercial building permits shall be accompanied by at least three (3) sets of construction drawings with up to two (2) additional copies as determined by the Building Official. All commercial construction documents shall comply with the version of the International Building Code adopted by the City and shall be prepared and stamped by an architect or engineer registered in the State of Missouri.