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11811 S. Sunset Drive, Suite 2500, Olathe, Kansas 66061

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I. Introduction

This program is authorized by Article II of Resolution No. W.D. 16-005, adopted by the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners on March 17, 2016, for the granting of financial assistance (reimbursement) to eligible property owners for the purpose of defraying street restoration costs associated with the repair of leaking or deteriorating building service lines that run beneath public paved streets or rights of way. The subject property must be connected to and served by a sanitary sewer district that is operated by and under the jurisdiction of JCW.

II. Applicant Requirements for Repair with Public Street Restoration Permit

  1. Applicant (may be Owner or Owners agent) must complete the JCW Online Application for Single Family Residential Permit. The applicant must select the “Repair with Public Street Restoration” permit type on the drop down menu at the bottom of the application form and complete the form.
  2. Submit the application.
  3. JCW will contact the Owner and agent once the application is received.

NOTE: This Pilot Program does not apply to restoration of Private streets.

III. Applicant Permit Issuance Requirements

  1. JCW may issue the permit upon receipt of an accurate and complete Single Family Residential Permit Application and confirmation that the repairs will include restoration of the paved public street.
  2. The Owner or agent must pick up the permit in person at JCW’s office (11811 S Sunset Dr., Suite 2500, Olathe, KS).

NOTE: JCW and city inspections of completed repairs are required and reimbursement will be provided only when the application process has been completed and the permit has been issued to the property owner.

IV. Property Owner Reimbursement Requirement

To qualify for reimbursement of street restoration repairs, the following documentation must be provided to JCW:

  1. Signed Street Restoration Agreement.
    The Street Restoration Agreement must be signed by all record Owners of the subject property and returned to JCW prior to reimbursement of street repair costs. The addresses of all record Owners must be included on the Agreement.
  2. An executed W9 form must be received from each Owner.
  3. A JCW approved building service line repair inspection form.
  4. A City (or other applicable public entity if not a City) approved street restoration inspection form.
  5. A detailed statement (itemized estimate or paid invoice) or copy of the contract between the Owner(s) and the plumber or contractor that was hired to perform the work indicating the nature and extent of building service line repairs to be completed, the anticipated cost of such building service line repairs and the anticipated cost of restoring the public street.
  6. The JCW General Manager or designee, may request additional information from the property owner as may reasonably be necessary to review and determine if reimbursement of street restoration costs is qualified for and should be approved under the Pilot Program.

Service Line Design & Construction Standards - Version 2011 - This is a list of Johnson County Wastewater's design and installation requirements and material specifications for sanitary sewer service lines and appurtenances.