§ 16.04.120. Hole specifications before making tap or setting wye  


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  • No tap will be made, wye set, or repaired in the city sewers by the city division of maintenance unless the hole for making the tap, setting the wye, or repairing a wye is at least two feet by three and one-half feet without any tunneling. The hole shall be parallel to the city sewer for setting a wye and across the city sewer for making a tap. The hole shall extend approximately straight down from the top of the ground to the bottom of the sewer. The hole shall be adequately shored or sloped in compliance with OSHA Standards for safety to city employees entering therein for the purpose of inspection or for making a tap or setting a wye.

(Ord. No. 43-344 § 6)