Chapter 3.01 General Provisions 2016-11-01T09:54:47+00:00


3.01.005 Scope of Ordinance.
3.01.010 Construction Drawings.
3.01.015 Standards for Construction Drawings.
3.01.020 Preconstruction Conference.
3.01.025 Inspections.
3.01.030 Request for Inspection.
3.01.035 Construction Completion Inspection.
3.01.040 Construction Testing.
3.01.045 Approval by City Engineer.
3.01.050 Drawings.
3.01.055 Guarantee of Work.

This Title defines the general requirements for improvements to be built by a subdivider or contractor working within the public way.

The required improvements shall include all street improvements in front of all lots along all dedicated streets to a connection with existing improvements of the same kind or to the boundary or the subdivision nearest existing improvements. Design must provide for future extension to adjacent development and be compatible with the contour of the ground for proper drainage. All water lines, sewer lines, and any other buried conduit shall be installed to the boundary lines of the subdivision.

Complete and detailed construction plans and drawings of improvements shall be submitted to the Zoning Administrator for the review by the City Engineer and Public Works Dept. prior to receiving Final Plat approval and prior to commencing construction. No construction shall be started until plans have been checked and approved by the City Engineer.

The following instructions are for the purpose of standardizing the preparation of drawings to obtain uniformity in appearance, clarity, size, and style. These plans and designs shall meet the standards defined in the specifications and drawings hereinafter outlined. The minimum information required on drawings for improvements is as follows:

All drawings and/or prints shall be clear and legible and conform to good engineering and drafting room practice. Size of drawings shall be 24″ x 36″ with one half (½) inch border on top, bottom and right sides, left side one and one-half (1½) inches.

A. In general, the following shall be included on drawings:

1. North arrow (plan), Vicinity Map, Drawing Index;
2. Scale and elevations referenced to an approved datum;
3. Stationing and elevations for profiles; and
4. Title block, to include:

a. Name of City
b. Project title (Subdivision, etc.)
c. Specific type and location of work.
d. Space for approval signature of City Engineer and date
e. Name of Engineer or firm preparing drawings with license number, P.E. stamp and signature.

B. Curb and gutter, drains and drainage structures, sidewalks and street surfacing drawings shall show:

1. Scale: one (1) inch equals twenty (20) or fifty (50) feet horizontal; one (1) inch equals two (2), five (5), or ten (10) feet vertical;
2. Both plan view and centerline profile must be shown. On subdivisions along steep cross slopes, profiles for each side of the street may be required to be shown;
3. Stationing and top of curb elevations with curve data with slope through curve must be shown at the beginning and end of all curves and at all intersection curb return points;
4. Flow direction and type of cross drainage structures at intersections with adequate flow line elevations;
5. Bench Mark (B.M.) location and elevation (use approved datum) shall be noted;
6. Typical cross-section for all street sizes and variations;
7. Street survey monument locations shall be required by the City Engineer; and
8. Plan and Profiles shall indicate design and/or existing grades a minimum of two hundred (200) feet beyond the limits of the proposed project.

C. Sanitary and Storm Sewer drawings shall show:

1. Scale: one (1) inch equals twenty (20) or fifty (50) feet horizontal; one (1) inch equals five (5), or ten (10) feet vertical. (may be shown on street drawings);
2. Location, size and slope of mains;
3. Location of sewer laterals into lots;
4. Manhole size, location and flow line elevation;
5. Type of pipe; and
6. B.M. location and elevation (use approved datum) shall be noted.

D. Culinary water drawings shall show:

1. Scale: one (1) inch equals twenty (20) or fifty (50) feet horizontal. (may be shown on street drawings);
2. Size and location of water mains, valves and hydrants and minimum cover;
3. Location of service laterals and water meters; and
4. Type of pipe.

E. Each set of plans shall be accompanied by a separate sheet of details for special structures, which are to be constructed, and are not covered by the City Standards. All structures shall be designed in accordance with the minimum Tremonton City Standards.

F. Separate drawings of elements of the Tremonton City Standards shall not be required to be redrawn and submitted with the construction drawings unless specific deviations from the Standards are requested for approval; however, the construction drawings shall refer to the specific items of the Standards that are to be incorporated into the work.

G. Once the City Engineer approves the construction drawings, a minimum of three (3) sets shall be submitted with one set retained by the City Public Works Department, one by the City Engineer, and one set returned to the Subdivider, Developer, Contractor or Project Manager. This approved set shall be kept available at the construction site. All sets of approved construction drawings shall be marked as approved by the City. Prior to final acceptance by the City, the subdivider, developer, contractor or project engineer shall submit to the City Public Works Department a set of reproducible mylar or vellum “as constructed” drawings for permanent city file record.

A preconstruction conference shall be held before any excavation or other work is begun in the subdivision or Project. The meeting will include: (a) City Engineer; (b) Developer or Project Manager; (c) Public Works Director; (d) Subdivision or Project Engineer; (e) all Contractors and Subcontractors involved with installing the subdivision or project improvements; (f) representatives of local utility companies as may be required by Tremonton City. Items pertaining to the construction and inspection of the subdivision or Project improvements will be discussed.

All construction work involving the installation of improvements in subdivision or project shall be subject to inspection and approved by the City prior to covering the improvement. It shall be the responsibility of the person responsible for construction to ensure that inspections take place where and when required. Certain types of construction shall have continuous inspection, while others may have only periodic inspections.

A. Continuous inspection may be required on the following types of work:

1. Laying of street surfacing;
2. Placing of concrete for curb and gutter, sidewalks, other structures; and
3. Laying of sewer pipe, drainage pipe, water pipe, valves, hydrants and testing.

B. Periodic inspections shall be required on the following:

1. Street grading and gravel base;
2. Excavations for curb and gutter and sidewalks;
3. Excavations for structures;
4. Trenches for laying pipe; and
5. Forms for curb and gutter, sidewalks and structures.

C. On construction requiring continuous inspection, no work shall be done except in the presence or by permission of the Public Works Director.

Requests for inspections shall be made to the City by the person(s) responsible for the construction. Requests for inspection on work requiring continuous inspection shall be made two (2) working days prior to the commencing of the work. Notice shall also be given one (1) day in advance of the starting of work requiring periodic inspection, unless specific approval is given otherwise by the Public Works Director or his duly authorized representative.

An inspection shall be made by the City Engineer and the Public Works Director after all construction work is completed within the subdivision or project. Any faulty or defective work shall be corrected by the person(s) responsible for the work within a period of thirty (30) days of the date of the City Engineer’s Inspection Report defining the faulty or defective work.

All in-place density testing shall be performed and paid for by the Subdivider. The cost of obtaining necessary soil “proctors,” asphalt extractions, gradations, “Marshall” asphalt densities, and concrete test cylinders shall be provided by and paid for directly by the Subdivider, Developer, Contractor, or Project Manager.

All references within these specifications to the “City Engineer” shall be construed to refer to “the City Engineer or his duly authorized representative.”

3.01.050 DRAWINGS.
All references within these specifications to “the Drawings” shall mean the City-approved construction drawings or the General Public Works Standards and Specifications, as is applicable.

The subdivider shall warrant and guarantee (and post bond or other security in the amount of ten (10) percent of the original development improvement bond) that the improvements provided for in, and every part thereof, will remain in good condition for a period of twenty four (24) months after the date of the Construction Completion Inspection Report by the City Engineer or his representative, and agrees to make all repairs to and maintain the improvements and every part thereof in good condition during that time with no cost to the City. It is further agreed and understood that the determination for necessity of repairs and maintenance of the work rests with the City Engineer. His decision upon the matter shall be final and binding upon the developer, and the guarantee hereby stipulated shall extend to and include, but shall not be limited to, the entire street base and all pipes, joints, valves, backfill and compaction, as well as the working surface, curbs, gutters, sidewalks, and other accessories that are or may be affected by the construction operations; and whenever, in the judgment of the City Engineer, said work shall be in need of repairs, maintenance, or rebuilding, he shall cause a written notice to be served upon the developer, and thereupon the developer shall undertake and complete such repairs, maintenance, or rebuilding. If the developer fails to do so within thirty (30) days from the date of the service of such notice, the City Engineer shall have such repairs made, and the cost of such repairs shall be paid by the developer, together with twenty five (25) percent in addition thereto, as and for stipulated damages for such failure on the part of the developer to make the repairs.