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File #: 2010-0189    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Died due to expiration of legislative council session
File created: 3/2/2010 In control: Committee on Public Works
On agenda: Final action:
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Title: An Ordinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Four, Public Places and Property, Article I, Public Rights-of-Way, Chapter 413 Construction and Repair, and Chapter 415 Openings and Excavations, by adding language to ensure careful planning of asphalt paving, reconstruction or resurfacing with relationship to street excavations by public utility corporations, authorities, or other entities.
Sponsors: Darlene M. Harris
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 04 - PUBLIC PLACES
Attachments: 1. 2009-0189.doc
Title
An Ordinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Four, Public Places and Property, Article I, Public Rights-of-Way, Chapter 413 Construction and Repair, and Chapter 415 Openings and Excavations, by adding language to ensure careful planning of asphalt paving, reconstruction or resurfacing with relationship to street excavations by public utility corporations, authorities, or other entities.

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The Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby enacts as follows:

Section 1. The Pittsburgh Code, Title Four, Public Places and Property, Article I, Public Rights-of-Way, Chapter 413 Construction and Repair, is hereby supplemented as follows:

§ 413.01 STREET BOND AND PERMIT REQUIRED; PLAN APPROVAL.

(a) No person shall construct, repair or lay any pavement on any public street or other public way without first filing a bond and obtaining a permit from the Department of Public Works.

(b) All construction shall be in conformity with plans and specifications approved by the Department and subject to its inspection.

­(c) For a period of four years following completion and acceptance of new street paving, reconstruction or resurfacing, as described in Section 415.01, individuals and entities notified in accordance with § 415.01(d), shall be ineligible for a permit to open the pavement in the same area as encompassed in that original notification.

(d) An exception may be made, and a permit issued, when the need for making a new opening in the pavement could not reasonably have been anticipated. In that case, the entity seeking the permit shall be charged an additional sum of two percent of the restoration cost for each month of the unelapsed part of the four-year period and in no event less than ten percent of the restoration cost. Before a permit is issued for making an opening in such pavement, notice shall be given to the Director of Public Works or the Director's designee for review. The determination of the Director of Public ...

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