General. For the protection of the Town and future residents of the subdivision, a series of inspections during the course of construction are required to ensure compliance with the approved definitive plan and the Board's rules and regulations.
Inspection requests. Inspections shall be requested by the subdivider at least four full working days in advance by written notice to the Board and its duly authorized agent.
Inspections required. The subdivider shall contact the Planning Board and its duly authorized agent for inspections regarding the following aspects of the subdivision, at the specified times:
Erosion control: following installation of erosion control measures.
Clearing and grubbing: following completion of roadway and drainage clearing work.
Roadbeds: following excavation of the roadbed, but prior to any backfilling.
Drainage system: following installation of drain pipe, culverts, catch basins, and all related construction, but prior to any backfilling.
Underground utilities: following laying of electric, telephone, and fire alarm cable in roadway and to individual dwellings, but prior to any backfilling.
Finished subgrade: following installation of backfill and compaction of subgrade.
Finished gravel foundation: following application, grading, and compaction of gravel foundation.
Pavement: notice shall be given so that inspection may be conducted during and upon completion of paving.
Final inspection: following completion of roadways, permanent benchmarks, curbing, berming, walkways, grading, seeding and cleanup.
Backfilling: No water main, storm drain, catch basin, utility installation, road subgrade or foundation, or any other item of work designated for inspection, shall be backfilled or paved over until inspected and approved by the Board or its duly authorized agent.
For matters not covered by these rules and regulations, reference is made to MGL c. 41, §§ 81K through 81GG, inclusive, as amended.
These rules and regulations or any portion thereof may be amended, supplemented, or repealed from time to time by the Board, after a public hearing, on its own motion or by petition.
If any section, paragraph, sentence, clause, or provision of these rules and regulations shall be adjudged invalid, the adjudication shall apply only to the material so adjudged, and the remainder of these rules and regulations shall be deemed to remain valid and effective.
Prior to final release of security, the applicant shall provide the Town with as-built plans of all roads, drainage systems, etc., on durable material from which contact print copies can be made. These plans shall show the precise locations, size, type, etc., of all required construction, as built, and shall include, but not be limited to, the components of water, sewer and drainage systems, other public utilities, elevations, slopes, street layout monuments, etc., as necessary to show that design requirements have been met and changes documented. These plans shall be certified by the designing engineer that the information shown correctly represents the construction as built. In addition to the Mylar and copies of the "as built" plan, the applicant shall produce a copy of the "as built" plan in a PDF version or any subsequent formal system that the Town adopts or requires compatible with MAGIS. Prior to endorsement by the Planning Board, the applicant shall submit the approved version of the plan and 3 1/2 inch diskettes, in AutoCAD Release 14 (or any subsequent release which the Town adopts or requires) to the Planning Board for review and approval. The computer version of the definitive plan shall be identical, full size, and shall contain all information included on the plan.
Editor’s Note: This section was amended as part of the recodification of the Town’s General and Zoning Bylaws adopted 10-23-2017 STM by Art. S7. The specific changes made are noted in a document entitled “Town of Marion Final Draft,” dated August 16, 2017, which document is on file in the Town offices.
Editor's Note: Appendix A, Planning Board Fee Schedule, was removed from the Code as part of the recodification of the Town's General and Zoning Bylaws adopted 10-23-2017 STM by Art. S7. The specific changes made are noted in a document entitled "Town of Marion Final Draft," dated August 16, 2017, which document is on file in the Town offices. The Planning Board Fee Schedule is on file in the Planning Board office.