CMC Section 12.08.030 requires an encroachment permit forall encroachments into the public right-of-way.Encroachmentpermits can be eitheracted upon by the City Administrator or forwarded to the Council forreview. The CityAdministrator has forwarded this application to the Council for review.CMCSection 12.08.060 establishes the encroachmentapplicationreviewstandards.
the applicable standards are outlined belowfollowed by abrief responsefrom
determined to havea justifiable need
theencroachment, and theencroachment shallnotbe contrary
Response:Theapplicant has provided a justifiable needfor the steps.Whilesteps are
notrequired,they do provide better access to the property and the residence. Theproposedstepshave a minimal impact on the City right-of-wayandwould not be
detrimental to publicinterest.
an encroachmentpermitshall not createahazardtopublic
Response: The proposed steps do not createasignificant hazardtopedestrians or
vehicles. As part
the encroachment application the propertyowneris required toobtain insurance andsigna notarized hold harmless agreement indemnifying theCity.
Drainage. The proposedencroachment shallnot adverselyaffectthe normaldrainage
acceptable mitigation is included thatwillbeadvantageous to
thegeneralpublic and meet thestandardsherein.
Response: The proposed encroachment will notsignificantly impactthe normal drainage
The proposedencroachmentshall notadversely
ect vehicular and/orpedestrian traffic nor theparking
The proposedencroachmentshall not adverselyimpact existingrights-of-waynor
make difficult the establishment