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17.28.140 City Charges for Construction or Repair of Sidewalks, Curbs and Driveways.

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 182760 and 189837, effective February 28, 2020.)  The property owner shall be charged for the construction, reconstruction or repair of sidewalks, curbs and driveways.  The cost for the City to have repairs made will be assessed as a lien upon the property.

A.  Special structural, excavation and fill jobs and jobs in areas of traffic and pedestrian congestion shall be charged at the discretion of the City Engineer.  Determination of whether a job is of special type shall be made by the City Engineer.

B.  Cost basis charges for work may be made at the discretion of the City Engineer if the actual cost can be conveniently and accurately determined.