APPLICATION FOR ELECTRICAL UTILITY PERMIT
DESIGNATING PLACEMENT OF UTILITY IN COUNTY RIGHT OF WAY
TO: THE COUNTY ENGINEER OF BRAZORIA COUNTY, TEXAS
Pursuant to the Texas Utility Code, Section 181.044, comes now ______________________
__________________________ [company name], hereinafter referred to as “Company” a _________________
[state] Corporation, with authority to transact business in Texas, acting by and through its duly authorized representative, and hereby petitions the County Engineer for the approval of the location to lay, construct, maintain, repair and/or operate lines under, over, across and/or along certain County Roads as shown on drawings and diagrams attached hereto and said location described as follows:
Facility to Cross Road
Length of TYPE OF CONSTRUCTION
Road Name & Block Number Crossing (CHECK ONE)
Bored Jacked Driven Cased
Facility to Parallel County Road Within Right-Of-Way
Road Name and Block Number From To Distance
The location and description of the proposed installation and appurtenances must be fully shown on the attached detailed drawings.
The Company shall commence actual construction/work in good faith within 60 days from the date of said permit and shall complete said construction/work within ______ working days. (COMPANY MUST FILL IN). If such thconstruction is not begun by the 60 day, Company will be required to apply for a new permit.
Company declares that prior to beginning construction/work, it will ascertained the location of all existing utilities, both aerial and underground, and the filing of this application is prima facie evidence that the proposed installation will not conflict with any existing utility.
A copy of this permit shall be kept at the job site any time work is being performed.
It is expressly stipulated that this Permit is a license for permissive use only and that the placing of facilities upon public property pursuant to this permit shall not operate to create or vest any property right in said holder.
It is understood and agreed that the rights and privileges herein set out are granted only to the extent of the County’s right, title and interest in the land to be entered upon and used by the holder and the holder will at all times assume risk of and indemnify, defend and save harmless Brazoria County from and against any and all loss, damages, cost or expense arising in any manner on account of the exercise or attempted exercise by said holder of the aforesaid rights and privileges.
Any deviation from these specifications must be approved by Brazoria County Engineer’s Office or its designated representative.
Approval of County Engineer’s Office may take as long as two weeks after complete application is received.
Applicant agrees to comply with all rules of the County Commissioners and the County Engineer in construction of said installation attached hereto as BRAZORIA COUNTY SAFETY AND ROAD PRESERVATION
STANDARDS FOR WORK CONDUCTED IN BRAZORIA COUNTY RIGHTS OF WAY and incorporated
herein for reference.
In the event Company fails to obtain a permit prior to the installation or does not install utilities in compliance with installation requirements set forth herein (i.e. depth, location, etc), Company assumes all financial responsibility for damages and/or destruction of lines, cables, etc. based upon its failure to comply with Brazoria County requirements.
This permit is a revocable permit. Brazoria County reserves the right to revoke this permit at any time, in the sole discretion of Brazoria County, for interests of public health, safety or welfare, or for failure to repair any damages upon demand, or for any other reason deemed sufficient by Brazoria County.
In the event Company fails to comply with any or all of the requirements as set forth herein, the County may take such action as it deems appropriate to compel compliance, including injunctive relief. The County Engineer further retains the right to revoke this Permit by verbal notification to the Applicant/Company.
Failure to obtain this permit and/or notify the County Engineer’s Office within 24 hours of beginning construction shall constitute grounds for job shutdown.
By signing below, I certify that I am authorized to represent the Company listed below, and that the Company agrees to the conditions/provisions included in this permit.
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Brazoria County offers no objection to the proposed location of the utility in the County right of way as shown by accompanying drawings and notice dated _________________________ except as noted below:
Brazoria County Engineer