Chapter 15.06
CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY STANDARDSlinklink

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15.06.010: PURPOSE:
15.06.020: APPLICABILITY:
15.06.030: CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY STANDARDS AND PLAN:
15.06.040: ENFORCEMENT, VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES:

15.06.010: PURPOSE:linklink


The purpose of these regulations is to cause all real property owners, developers, builders, contractors and subcontractors who engage in construction within the city of Ketchum to mitigate the negative impacts of such construction upon the health, safety and welfare of the residents of and visitors to the city of Ketchum by planning for the mitigation of such impacts and by adhering to a construction activity standards plan. Without limitation, these regulations are intended to reduce the negative impacts of construction on parking and traffic circulation, to reduce the noise, debris, litter and dust caused by construction and to facilitate orderly construction staging and storage of materials. (Ord. 1145, 2016)
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15.06.020: APPLICABILITY:linklink

These regulations shall apply to all applications for and issuance of building and demolition permits as called for in chapters 15.04 and 15.16 of this title. The building official may exempt minor projects from some or all the requirements herein. (Ord. 1145, 2016)
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15.06.030: CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY STANDARDS AND PLAN:linklink

Prior to the issuance of any building permit for any project subject to section 15.06.020 of this chapter, the Ketchum building official shall receive a construction activity permit application with a construction activity plan, to be reviewed by all city departments prior to approval, pursuant to the following standards, which shall be comprehensive and clearly organized so that every concerned entity has a clear understanding of the city's expectations for all construction which is the subject of such permit. At all times until the final certificate of occupancy or certificate of completion is issued for such project, the general contractor or other person primarily responsible for the work being performed under the building permit shall ensure that all work performed on the project and all materials and equipment delivered to the project comply with the construction activity standards established in this code and in the plan. Without limitation, the construction activity plan shall address the impacts of all of the following activities as applicable:


A. General Information And Schedule:

1. The general contractor is responsible for all subcontractors and will be held responsible for all aspects of the construction activity permit.

2. At a minimum, all neighbors with properties adjacent to the project shall be provided notice of the project, schedule and the general contractor's contact information in advance of construction.


B. Excavation:

1. Exact amounts of cut and fill in cubic yards, including temporary cuts and backfill, shall be specified on the construction staging permit application.

2. Stockpile areas within the Ketchum city limits, on or off site, shall be depicted on the construction activity plan.

3. Truck routes shall be depicted on the construction activity plan. Arterial streets shall be utilized where possible.

4. Dust, mud, sand and gravel control is required on all city streets. The construction activity plan shall contain provisions for cleaning of vehicles, tires and affected streets.

5. Identify dust abatement practices to be employed.


C. Vehicle Parking And Traffic Control:

1. Proposed parking, including number and size/type of vehicle, shall be depicted on the construction activity plan. Parking shall occur on the building site, with secondary parking on the city right of way adjacent to the property under construction at the discretion of the public works director.

2. In cases where parking on both sides of the street would reduce the available travel surface to below twenty six feet (26') in width, parking shall be limited to one side of the street.

3. The right of way, outside of the required travel lanes, directly in front of the job site may be dedicated for material delivery.

4. For projects with greater than fifteen (15) vehicles daily at the job site, an alternative parking site shall be identified in the construction activity plan.

5. "No parking" areas shall be identified on the construction activity plan as necessary.

6. Temporary traffic control as necessary for materials delivery and hauling shall be shown on the construction activity plan.

7. Speed limits for construction vehicles shall be limited to fifteen (15) miles per hour within one block of a construction site, unless otherwise determined by the Ketchum police department.


D. Material Storage/Deliveries:

1. All material storage areas shall be depicted on the construction activity plan.

2. Delivery truck routes shall be depicted on the construction activity plan.


E. Temporary Restrooms, Job Shacks, Dumpsters:

1. Temporary restrooms, job shacks and dumpsters shall be located on private property and shown on the construction activity plan.

2. In the event that city right of way use is required for staging, material storage or dumpster location, a right of way use permit shall be obtained.


F. Screening:

1. For all projects involving exterior construction, the perimeter of the job site shall be screened with a four (4) to six foot (6') high construction or temporary fence.

2. Material storage yards shall also be screened with a four (4) to six foot (6') high construction or temporary fence.


G. Use Of Rights Of Way:

1. Proposed use of the city's right of way shall be depicted on the construction activity plan, and a right of way use permit shall be obtained prior to use of the city's right of way.

2. The condition of the right of way shall be documented with photographs and a site visit with street department personnel. Repair of damage to the right of way shall be the responsibility of the general contractor.

3. Manholes may not be obstructed at any time. In addition, minimum three feet (3') clear shall be maintained on back and sides of fire hydrants, and minimum fifteen feet (15') clear shall be maintained on the front, street side of fire hydrants.


H. Noticing:

1. All neighbors in the project vicinity shall be provided notice of the project, schedule and the general contractor's contact information in advance of construction.


I. Site Clean Up:

1. The job site shall be kept in a clean and orderly condition. Trash shall be picked up on the site and surrounding areas on a daily basis, and materials shall be stored in neat, tidy piles.


J. Riparian, Hillside And Tree Protection:

1. Riparian, hillside and tree protection measures shall be depicted on the construction activity plan.

2. A silt fence shall be installed along the twenty five foot (25') riparian setback to protect the riparian zone from disturbance for the duration of construction.

3. Mature trees to be preserved shall be fenced at the drip line for the duration of construction.

4. Projects in the mountain overlay zoning district or containing slopes greater than twenty five percent (25%) shall be fenced pursuant to the design review conditions of approval.


K. Reseeding Of Disturbed Areas:

1. For projects with design review approval, all disturbed areas shall be returned to a finished condition per the approved landscaping plan prior to issuance of a certificate of occupancy, except as provided for in title 17, chapter 17.96, "Design Review", of this code.


L. Administrative Exemptions:

1. Administrative exemptions may be granted by the building official for special circumstances on a case by case basis. (Ord. 1145, 2016)

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15.06.040: ENFORCEMENT, VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES:linklink

In the event that any individual or entity providing labor, material, equipment or services to a project fails to comply with the applicable construction activity plan or the construction activity permit, the building official shall issue a stop work order ("red tag") on the project suspending all work or other activity on the project until such failure is corrected.

The standards and enforcement provisions set forth herein are in addition to all other standards, rules, enforcement mechanisms, penalties and legal and equitable remedies available to the city including, without limitation, the rules and enforcement provisions set forth in title 8, chapter 8.08, "Nuisances", and title 9, chapter 9.08, "Offenses Against Public Peace And Decency", of this code; chapter 15.04, "Building Codes" (international building code), of this title and title 17, chapter 17.156, "Enforcement" (zoning code), of this code, all as they currently exist and as they may be amended from time to time. In the event of any conflict between the construction activity standards or plan and any other applicable standards, rules, resolutions or ordinances of the city of Ketchum, the more restrictive shall apply. (Ord. 1145, 2016)
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