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POL: 2003 POLICY STATEMENT • POLICY STATEMENT ESTABLISHING PERMITTING POLICY It is the policy of Jefferson County to require an application to perform construction work in county right-of-way. An application must be completed before the County will act on a permit application. The applicant must submit proposed plans/specifications, a review fee payable to Jefferson County, performance bond and proof of insurance, an minimum fee of $75.00 for site inspection and review, payable to Jefferson County. The amount of the fees depend on the size and nature of the proposed project (see fee schedule with a minimum fee of $75.00.) The applicant must also notify the Road Supervisor for site review (prior to) and site inspection (upon completion) of the work. It is the policy of Jefferson County to have the Road Supervisor or a designated representative review each application for compliance with applicable requirements and make a recommendation on the application, plans and specification to the County Commissioners. The County Commissioners will determine whether or not the permit is approved, conditionally approved or disapproved. • The applicant is required to complete the project in accordance with the plans/specifications approved by the County. Construction must not interfere with road safety. Permittee is responsible for public safety during construction; is liable for construction operations; must complete construction in conformance with approved plans and specifications; road cut fill must have a sub-base of 6" (minimum) of 3" minus compacted gravel, a base of 6" of 3,4 minus compacted crushed gravel and 2" compacted asphalt pavement if required to return the roadway to its former condition and reseed the right-of-way if natural sod cover is disturbed by construction and guarantee work at the site for one year after construction is completed. It is also the responsibility of the permittee to maintain and/or make repairs, deemed necessary by the county; to insure continued traffic safety, protection of life and property on or adjacent to the county road at the expense of the permittee. Jefferson County is not liable for damages done to underground structures in the event of normal road maintenance. Relocation of reconstruction of the structure, if necessary, is done at the expense of the owner. Pursuant to County Resolution 06-2003, persons requesting a Permit are required to pay a minimum fee of $75.00 (depending on the nature of the proposed project) for inspection and review of the site. Fee is payable to the Jefferson County Road Department and is retained by the county whether or not the site is approved. Proof of insurance must be provided at the time of application for the person, business or corporation, which will be working within the county right-of-way. An acceptable financial guarantee (bond or letter of credit) may be required by the applicant in the amount required by the county to cover the estimated cost to • repair proposed work affecting county roads and associated improvements. Jefferson County will provide any available standard drawings and specifications for road approaches or other construction work within county right-of-ways to applicants upon request. It is the policy of Jefferson County to notify in writing anyone in violation of the permit requirements for construction work in county right-of-way. If they fail to comply with permit requirements within thirty days, the County Road Supervisor is authorized to seek legal remedies. This policy combines and replaces previous policies on approaches and road cuts adopted. This policy shall remain in effect until such time as determined inadequate to serve the intent. On this 14th day of May 2003, the County Commissioners of Jefferson County have reviewed and adopted this policy. ATTEST: If -wNsQ BONNIE RAMEY SHERRY 9.41- LegAIR • CLERK AND RECORDER I----- TOMAS E. LYTHGOE, VI E CHAIR CHUCK NOTBOHM, COMMISSIONER