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Unless the context clearly requires otherwise, the definitions in this section apply throughout this chapter and any accompanying procedures:

“Applicant” or “permittee” means the person, firm or organization making application for a permit, holding a permit, or doing work under a permit issued under this chapter.

“City” means the city of Cle Elum.

“City engineer” means the city engineer of the city of Cle Elum or his/her designee.

“Permit” means a document granted under the provisions of this chapter authorizing specified work in city rights-of-way.

“Restoration” means the act of repairing, replacing or cleaning the right-of-way to its former condition with like or better quality and to the satisfaction of the city.

“Right-of-way” means all property in which the city has any form of ownership, title, easement or interest and which is held for public road or travel purposes, regardless of whether any road or sidewalk exists thereon or whether it is used, improved or maintained for public travel.

“Structure” means any building, booth, scaffold, fence, stand, platform, sign, pole, ladder, posts, pipe, wire, cable or any other thing placed or maintained on, over, under or within any right-of-way.

“Work” means any activity disturbing, disrupting, impairing, hampering, impeding or preventing public travel on or access to any right-of-way, or affecting any improvement on any right-of-way.

(Ord. 1639 § 1 (Exh. A), 2022)