17.16.030 CONSTRUCTION PERMIT REQUIRED—DEPOSIT.
No sidewalk or driveway shall be constructed, rebuilt or repaired within the City without a permit to do so having been first procured from the Superintendent of Streets. The application for such permit shall be in writing directed to the Superintendent of Streets, shall be in such form as may be specified by the Superintendent of Streets, and shall include the name of the applicant, specifications of the materials proposed to be used, and the dimensions and location of the proposed sidewalk or driveway.
The application shall be accompanied by an undertaking in an amount and form to be fixed and determined by the Superintendent of Streets, but not to exceed one thousand dollars, or by a cash deposit in a sum to be fixed and determined by the Superintendent of Streets, but not to exceed five hundred dollars.
The undertaking or cash deposit shall guarantee to the City that the permittee will comply with the terms and conditions of the permit and will repair or cause to be repaired any damage to city property caused by the construction, rebuilding or repair of the sidewalk or driveway.
In the event that such sidewalk or driveway has been constructed, rebuilt, or repaired to the satisfaction of the Superintendent of Streets, without damage to city property, at the option of permittee, the undertaking shall be canceled or the cash deposit shall be returned to the permittee.
In the event that the construction, rebuilding or repair of the sidewalk or driveway has caused damage to city property, the Superintendent of Streets shall retain from the cash deposit such amount as may be sufficient to recompense the City for such damage, and if an undertaking has been deposited, the principal thereof shall inure to the benefit of the City in the amount of such damage.