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Chapter 14.20 - Engineering Regulations, Construction Specifications and Design Standards

14.20.010 Adopted
Pursuant to Title 31, Article 16, C.R.S., the Engineering Regulations, Construction Specifications and Design Standards dated September 1986, were adopted by reference including, as addenda, the Storm Drainage Criteria Manual dated August 1982, and the Transportation Engineering Design Standards dated June, 1985. The Engineering Regulations, Construction Specifications and Design Standards are hereby amended by the adoption by reference of the secondary code of the Transportation Engineering Design Standards dated March 2007 and repealing the Transportation Engineering Design Standards dated June, 1985. (Ord. O-2007-13 § 1, 2007; Ord. O-86-107 § 2, 1986).

14.20.020 Copies on file
One copy of each of the documents adopted in Section 14.20.010 shall be on file in the City Clerk's office and are open to public inspection during regular office hours. (Ord. O-94-40 § 7, 1994; Ord. O-86-107 § 6, 1986).

14.20.030 Compliance
The Engineering Regulations, Construction Specifications, and Design Standards, shall govern construction of public facilities and construction within the public ways of this city; and no such construction shall be approved unless performed and completed in accordance with the Engineering Regulations, Construction Specifications, and Design Standards. (Ord. O-86-107 § 3, 1986).

14.20.040 Conflict
In cases of conflict between the Engineering Regulations, Construction Specifications, and Design Standards adopted in this chapter and any other rule, regulation, or ordinance of the city, the Engineering Regulations, Construction Specifications, and Design Standards shall prevail. (Ord. O-86-107 § 4, 1986).

14.20.050 Authority
The Director of the Department of Planning, Permits and Public Works shall have and is given the authority to, from time to time and at any time, make minor additions, revisions, and corrections to the Engineering Regulations, Construction Specifications, and Design Standards in accordance with good engineering standards and practice. (Ord. O-91-59 § 21, 1991; Ord. O-86-107 § 5, 1986).


14.20.060 Penalties for violations of the Engineering Regulations, Construction Specifications and Design Standards
Any person who violates any of the provisions of the Engineering Regulations, Construction Specifications and Design Standards adopted by this chapter or fails to comply therewith, or who violates or fails to comply with any order made thereunder, or who builds in violation of any detailed statement of specifications or plans submitted and approved thereunder or any certificate or permit issued thereunder, and from which no appeal has been taken, or who fails to comply with such an order, as affirmed or modified by the board of appeals or by a court of competent jurisdiction, within the time fixed in this chapter, shall severally for each and every violation and noncompliance respectively, be subject to the penalties as set forth in Section 1.16.020. The imposition of one penalty for any violation shall not excuse the violation or permit it to continue, and all such persons shall be required to correct or remedy such violations or deficits within a reasonable time, and when not otherwise specified, each day that prohibited conditions are maintained shall constitute a separate offense. (Ord. O-2017-16 § 22, 2017; Ord. O-2007-13 § 2, 2007).