Chapter 27 UTILITIES*
Section 27-222 Crossings.
(a) The director shall be authorized to negotiate the terms
of and approve subterranean and
aerial utility crossings of the Columbia Terminal right-of-way upon application for such crossing
by any person. In no case shall such crossing interfere with the safe and routine operation of
Columbia Terminal service. All costs of such crossings, including the city's administrative and
site inspection costs, shall be paid by the applicant.
(b) All grade crossings shall be approved by the city council.
All costs associated with the
construction of such crossing, including the city's plan review, administrative, site inspection and
all costs for markings or safety devices, shall be paid by the applicant. It shall be the applicant's
duty to obtain any permit necessary from any state or federal agency with jurisdiction over grade
(c) Maintenance costs of any private crossing, whether at
grade subterranean or aerial, shall be
the responsibility of the applicant. all crossings shall be constructed and maintained to the
standards adopted by the director in accordance with Federal Railroad Administration or state
division of transportation standards, whichever is more stringent.
(Ord. No. 12209, § 1, 4-3-89)