It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to move, haul or transport any house, building, derrick or other structure of the height of ten (10) feet or over, or a width of twelve (12) feet or more or which cannot be moved at a speed of four (4) miles per hour or faster, upon or across any street, alley or sidewalk in this City without first obtaining a permit so to do hereinafter provided.
(R.O. 1965, Sec. 11-501)
All applications for permits to move houses, buildings, derricks or other structures mentioned in Section 10-501 shall be made in writing to the City Clerk, specifying the day and hour said moving is to commence and the route through the City’s streets over which said house, building, derrick, or other structure shall be moved. And if it shall be necessary to cut down and move, raise or in any way interfere with any wires or poles, the application shall state the name of the owners of said wires or poles and the time and place when and where the removal of said poles or the cutting, raising or otherwise interfering with said wires will be necessary.
(R.O. 1965, Sec. 11-502)
The City Clerk shall, upon the filing of such application, give not less than twenty-four (24) hours notice to the person, firm or corporation owning or operating such wires or poles or to their agents, of the time and place when and where the removal of said poles, or the cutting, raising or otherwise interfering with said wires shall be necessary.
(R.O. 1965, Sec. 11-503)
It shall be the duty of the person, firm or corporation owning or operating said poles or wires after service of notice, as provided by Section 10-503, to furnish competent linemen or workmen to remove such poles, or raise or cut such wires as will be necessary to facilitate the moving of such house or structures. The necessary expense which is incurred thereby shall be paid by the holder of the moving permit.
(R.O. 1965, Sec. 11-504)
No person engaged in moving any house, or other structure shall raise, cut or in any way interfere with any such poles or wires unless the persons or authorities owning or having control of the same shall refuse to do so after having been notified as provided in Section 10-503; then, only competent and experienced workmen shall be employed in such work, • and in such case the necessary and reasonable expense shall be paid by the owners of the poles and wires handled. The work shall be done in a careful and workmanlike manner, and the said poles and wires shall be promptly replaced and the damages thereto properly repaired.
(R.O. 1965, Sec. 11-505)
It shall be the duty of the Street Commissioner, from time to time to inspect the progress of moving any building, derrick, house, or other structure and to see that said house, building, derrick or other structure is being moved in accordance with the provisions of this Article.
(R.O. 1965, Sec. 11-506)
It shall be the duty of any person, firm or corporation moving any of the structures mentioned in Section 10-501, of this Article upon or across any street, alley, or sidewalk or other public place in this City, to display red lanterns thereon in such a manner as to show the extreme height and width thereof from thirty (30) minutes after sunset to thirty (30) minutes before sunrise.
(R.O. 1965, Sec. 11-507)
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to operate, drive, transport or move any house, barn or other structure or building having in excess of one thousand (1,000) square feet of floor space across improved streets, sidewalks, alleys in the City of Wakefield, Kansas, without planking said streets, alleys, or sidewalks . When moving any house, barn, or other building of more than one thousand (1,000) square feet of floor space over, across or along said streets, alleys, or sidewalks, planks must be placed under all of the wheels or rollers used in such moving, and said planks shall be not less that twelve (12) inches wide, two (2) inches thick, and eight (8) feet long, and in no case shall planks which are worn, split, rough, or warped be used, said planks shall be laid on the said improved streets, alleys, or sidewalks to a width at least six (6) inches wider than the tread or rim of the wheels or rollers upon which said buildings are moved, and the said wheels or rollers must operate on the said planks as so laid. Provided, this section does not apply when the transport used in said moving is fitted with adequate pneumatic tires.
(R.O. 1965, Sec. 11-508)
It shall be the duty of any person, firm or corporation at the time of making application for a permit as provided in Section 10-501 of this Article to have executed in favor of the City a good and sufficient bond to be approved by the City Attorney, indemnifying the City against any loss or damage suit resulting from the failure of such person, firm or corporation to comply with the provisions of this Article, or from their negligence in doing said business. Such bond shall be for the sum of Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000), and shall be made for one (1) year and may be renewed annually and shall be executed by a regular bonding, company, duly authorized and doing business in the State of Kansas.
(R.O. 1965, Sec. 11-509)
Before a permit to move any house, building, derrick, or other structure is granted under the provisions of this article, the applicant for said permit shall pay to the City Clerk the sum of Three Dollars ($3) therefor, which shall be deposited to the credit of the General Fund of the City.
(R.O. 1965, Sec. 11-510)
Any person violating the provisions of this Article shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and shall upon conviction thereof be punished by a fine of not less than One Hundred Dollars ($100) nor more than One Thousand Dollars ($1,000).
(R.O. 1965, Sec. 11-511)