Extension & Reduction Procedure

Reduction and Extension requests must comply with Section 130.03.02 of the Design and Constructions Standards Manual (DCSM) and Section 4.07 of the Administrative Procedures Section of the DCSM.

Thirty percent (30%) of the bonded improvements must be competed before any bond reduction request will be processed [Section 4.07.4(2)]. Fifty percent (50%) must be completed for the first extension request and eighty -five percent (85%) for the second extension request [Section 4.07.3(D)(1)]. The County may accept up to three (3) reduction requests in any 12 month period. Requests for bond and escrow reduction will not be processed if there are unresolved site violations.

Siltation and erosion control escrows may be permitted to a reduction(s) provided work has satisfactorily progressed to the stage where sufficient escrow remains to ensure the installation, maintenance, and performance of erosion and sediment control measures. The County may accept up to three (3) reduction requests in any 12 month period. Requests for bond and escrow reductions will not be processed if there are unresolved site violations. The maximum reduction(s) for the siltation and erosion control escrow cannot exceed seventy-five percent (75%) of the original amount.

Read the complete Bond and Escrow Extension and/or Reduction Instructions.

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