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Chapter 13. Public Works

Sec. 13-97. Reconstruction or replacement of sanitary or storm sewers, streets, and/or sanitary sewer laterals on street reconstruction projects.

(1) Special assessments shall be levied for the reconstruction or replacement of improved streets, sewers and/or laterals based upon the estimated life for the streets, sewers and/or laterals being reconstructed or replaced as follows:

Improvement Estimated Life of Improvement
Concrete pavement with curb and gutter 40 years
Asphalt pavement with curb and gutter 40 years
Sanitary sewer laterals on street reconstruction projects (from the mainline sewer to the building side of the new curb and gutter)

75 years

(2) In the event that the streets, sewers and/or laterals being reconstructed or replaced have not existed for their full useful life as set forth in subsection (1) of this section, the cost to be assessed shall be prorated over such life on an annual basis

(3) The full cost of the streets, sewers and/or laterals to be reconstructed or replaced shall be levied in accordance with section 13-96 of this Code in the event the original cost was not assessed to the property.

(4) The entire cost of reconstruction or replacement of sanitary sewer mains shall be borne by the wastewater utility.

(Code 1982, 8.16)

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