FAQ Topic: Sidewalk Program FAQ
Only if it is the same proposal and same contract. Separate proposals that do not have City involvement will not be required to pay prevailing wages.
Department of Public Works staff will inspect selected program applicants for: Required sidewalk replacement Required tree work (root shaving or tree removal) Sidewalk/Curb-Gutter replacement required Sidewalk shaving for displacement (for very slight displacements only) Once the survey is complete, you will be emailed a copy to share with the contractor.
No, driveways and driveway aprons are not eligible for City cost-share. If selected for the program, owners wishing to get driveway work done may have it done at the same time as any sidewalk work, but the owner will be responsible for the full cost of the repair and will be billed accordingly.
Participating in the City’s sidewalk repair program is both efficient and cost-effective. Not only do property owners benefit by the City cost sharing in the repairs, but all encroachment permit fees and related inspection fees are also absorbed by the City.