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17.24.090 Certificate by City Engineer.

During the course of construction and prior to the issuance of a certificate of completion for a public improvement under this Chapter, the City Engineer shall inspect the improvement and determine if the various kinds of work performed are in compliance with the plans, specifications and allowances of the permit as to quality of workmanship.  Furthermore, the City Engineer shall check the improvement for alignment, proper computation of quantities and conformance with the established grade.  If all of the work required is completed and done to the satisfaction of the City Engineer, the City Engineer shall give a certificate therefor to that effect and that the improvement is accepted, if done within the completion date, as hereinabove set forth, and within recorded public right of way and easements.  Otherwise, the acceptance may be made by the Council on the certification of conformity to Code provisions and proper grades filed by the City Engineer.