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SECTION 11.17 PROCEDURE FOR REPAIR OR ALTERATION OF STREETS

A. Applications for laying out, widening, altering, locating, grading or discontinuing any street in the City shall be made by petition to the Public Works Commission and shall be accompanied by an agreement or release signed by abutters relating to compensation for damages resulting therefrom. The provisions of this section shall not apply to assessment of betterments.

B. The Public Works Commission shall hold a public hearing on any petition for laying out, altering, widening , locating, grading or discontinuing a street, after at least seven days notice to the Mayor, the City Clerk and all abutters as required by law.

C. Prior to commencing any work which may result in the levy of a betterment assessment, notice of said assessment shall be given to all affected owners as required by law.

D. The Public Works Commission shall place permanent landmarks and bounds on any street repaired or altered hereunder.