Construction Rules and Regulations

Construction Rules and Regulations

A. Purpose

In order to ensure that any Construction Activity (as such term is defined below) conducted within the Town is done in the most sensitive manner possible and to minimize impacts toguests and Owners, the following Construction Regulations shall be enforced during theconstruction period. This document shall be known as the "Construction Rules andRegulations" and may be referred to herein as the "Regulations." These Regulations

supplement the Design Guidelines, which are incorporated herein by reference. The Townhas the power to amend these Regulations from time to time, without notice. Each Ownershall ensure that all Construction Activity that is performed on their Construction Site shallbe performed in accordance with the following requirements.

B. Access and Parking

Construction Vehicles shall gain access to Construction Sites only from existing roadsadjacent to the Construction Sites. Prior to commencement of construction, the Owner of aConstruction Site shall submit as an element of the Construction Management Plan, aparking plan that indicates how contractor and employee parking needs will be handled.Parking will not be allowed, at any time, on Town roads without prior approval from the

Building Official. Special safety precautions are necessary for the road including, but notlimited to, safety cones, barriers and flaggers. Each parking plan shall describe:

a) How and where Construction and Delivery Vehicles will be parked at the ConstructionSite during the Construction Activity, and

b) The maximum number of Construction and Delivery Vehicles that will be parked ator adjacent to the Construction Site at any one time.

C. Blasting

No blasting shall be performed on any Site without the Building Officials prior consent.Notification shall be provided a minimum of 24 hours in advance of any blastingoperations, and in all cases blasting shall occur only between the hours of 9:00 AM and5:00 PM. Blasting may be subject to certain restrictions, which shall be determined by theBuilding Official in its sole and absolute discretion and which may vary from Site to Site.

D. Erosion Control and Vegetation Protection

The Building Official shall not approve any proposed Construction Activity unless and until it has first approved an erosion control and soil stabilization plan as a part of the Construction Management Plan.The Owner of the Construction Site is responsible for preparing and submitting such plans.

E. Construction Equipment and Material Storage

Each Owner or Owner’s Representatives and their contractors shall ensure that allconstruction material is stored in a designated materials storage area. Such storage areashall be indicated on the Construction Management Plan described above, and shall belocated to minimize the visual impact from adjacent properties and roadways.

F. Debris and Trash Removal

Owners, Owner’s Representatives, and their contractors shall be responsible for assuringthat:

• at the end of each day, all trash and debris on the Construction Site is cleaned up andstored in proper covered containers or organized piles and not permitted to be blownabout the Site or adjacent property, and

• at least once a week, all trash and debris are removed from the Construction Site to aproper dumpsite located off the Property.

• Due to the abundant wildlife within the Town, all food trash must either be removedfrom the site at the end of each work day or the General Contractor must arrange forbear-proof trash containers to be available on-site.

All trash and debris shall be kept off the road right of way and adjacent property at alltimes.

G. Construction Hours &, Noise

Construction Activities shall be limited to the following hours of operation:

 

Monday through Friday: 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Saturday/Sunday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 

Entrance to work site for the purpose of SET-UP only, is permitted one half hour prior tohours of operation. (M-F 7:00 AM – SAT 8:30 AM) During the half-hour set-up, theoperation of heavy equipment, compressors, impact tools, or any activity that createsnoise as that term is defined in section 3.j) Quiet Work, shall be prohibited.Work before or after the aforementioned hours and on Sundays and a holiday is generallyprohibited. Special, specific authorization for early, late, and/or Sunday work must beobtained from the Building Official.At all times each Owner shall use reasonable efforts to minimize external noise resultingfrom Construction Activity. No loud music shall be permitted.

H. Deliveries

Construction Vehicles must obey all posted speed limits and traffic regulations within theTown. During winter months, construction and delivery trucks must be capable of travelingmountain roads and be 4 wheel drives or equipped with chains.

I. Field Staking

All building footprints, setback lines, and driveways, storage and lay-down areas shall bestaked in the field. A licensed Colorado land surveyor shall stake the building footprint andsetback lines.

J. Fire Protection

At least one 10-pound ABC-rated dry chemical fire extinguisher shall be present andavailable in a conspicuous place on the Construction Site at all times. Fire protection is theOwner’s responsibility, but the Town recommends that the Owner or Owner’sRepresentative establish additional fire protection, the handling of combustible materialsand suppression measures as part of an overall Site safety program.

 

K. Prohibited General Practices

All Owners will be absolutely responsible for the conduct and behavior of their Owner’sRepresentatives in the Town. The following practices are prohibited within the Town andwill result in an automatic fine:

a) Changing oil on any vehicle or equipment on the Construction Site,

b) Allowing concrete suppliers and contractors to clean their equipment on any Town ofBlue River lot, roadway, right-of-way, ditch, easement, or other property,

c) Removing any rocks, plant material, topsoil, or similar items from any propertyof others within Town,

d) Using disposal methods or units other than those approved by the Town,

e) Careless disposition of cigarettes and other flammable materials,

f) Careless treatment or removal of any native plant materials,

g) Disruptive activity including, but not limited to, public drinking, public nuisances, anddisturbing the peace,

h) Working before or after the scheduled construction hours without prior permission,

i) Driving trucks with uncovered loads the in theTown.

L. Roadway Maintenance

Owners and their contractors and sub-contractors shall keep all Town roads and roadrights-of-way free and clear of all materials, rubbish, and debris resulting from Owner'sConstruction Activity and shall repair and revegetate any damage to roads, road rights-ofway,landscaping, and other streetscape improvements within the Town caused byConstruction Vehicles used in connection with Owner's Construction Activity. No roadcuts, deletions, or additions shall be made without a permit from the Town Road Manager.Contractors must keep the Site driveway and all adjacent roads clean from dust, dirt, mud,and debris at all times. If a contractor fails to keep roads clean and if the Town mustarrange for cleaning, the cost of cleaning will be billed to the Owner, care of the contractor,at a rate then set by the Town.

M. Sanitary Facilities

On-Site, enclosed, chemical toilets must be available at all times when Construction Activity is taking place on a Construction Site. Chemical toilets shall be screened fromview and shall be located so as to minimize any adverse impacts on adjacent lots. In noinstance shall chemical toilets be placed within any road right-of-way or on the road.

N. Signage

REQUIRED SITE SIGNAGE

One temporary construction sign not to exceed 20 square feet overall, prepared by aprofessional sign maker, shall be located within the Site boundary and shall be easilyvisible from the adjacent roadway or entry to the Site. The sign must conformgenerally to the layout shown below with only the name, address and telephone numberof the developer, architect, contractor, project name, logo and location. All informationlisted must be shown in uniform type style and color.

 

 

PROJECT LOGO AND/OR NAME

Building Permit #

Developer/Owner: [Name and Phone #]

Architect: [Name]

Contractor: [Name]

 

O. Propane Heater Policy

The following procedures and guidelines must be followed when using propane heaters:

• Heater, tank and line shall be inspected prior to each use for leaks, improperfittings or faulty igniters. Faulty heaters shall be turned in to the constructiontrailer for repair

• Heaters shall be placed on a level noncombustible surface. If used on a woodsubfloor the heater shall be placed on a minimum 4’x4’ piece of fire rateddrywall or concrete board.

• The heater hose shall be extended straight out from the heater to the propanetank maintaining maximum distance from tank to heater.

• The heater shall be placed in the center of the room. If you are unable to placethe heater in the center of the room with the hose fully extended from heater totank then the room is too small.

• Do not use heaters in hallways, closets, bathrooms, under stairs or in crawlspaces.

• Propane heaters shall not be left running overnight or unattended without priorwritten approval from the Project Builder. The DRB Administrator or PublicSafety Department must be notified of any propane heaters that will runovernight.

• Subcontractors who need the use of propane heaters must contact the ProjectBuilder.

• Propane heaters and tanks shall be stored no closer than 15’ to roads or trafficareas.