Design Review Board

  

  

Contractor Work Rules

 

 

INDEX

 

Subject

Section

Page

General Rules and Adherence

A 1-10

3

     Definition of “Contractor”

A1

3

     Enforcement of Rules

A2

3

     Contractor responsibility for subs and employees

A3

3

     Restriction to job site

A4

3

     Access to job site via adjoining properties

A5

3

     Fishing, Hunting, Swimming, Alcohol

A6

3

     Firearms and Other Weapons

A7

3

     Pets, Animals

A8

3

     Loud and/or offensive language and music

A9

3

     Signed Contractor Work Rule attestation prior to     

     construction start

A10

3

Enforcement and Fines

B

3

     Property Owner Responsibility for Contractor

B1

3

     Fines levied upon property owner

B2

3

     Schedule of Fines

B3

3

Liability Disclaimer

C

4

Passes, Contractor

D

4

     Pass for Tidewater access

D1

4

     Listing of all Contractors and Sub-Contractors

D2

4

     Pass Display on Vehicle

D3

4

     Exclusive Use

D4

4

     Pass to list specific job site

D5

4

     General contractor approval for sub-contractor pass

D6

4

     Violation of contractor pass rules

D7

4

Sign Box and Temporary Meter Base

E

4

     Project Identification sign box

E1

4

     Location of Sign Boxes and Temporary Meter Bases

E2

4

     Sign Boxes and Temporary Meter Bases

E3

4

Site Preparation, Damage and Maintenance

F

5

      Preparation

F1

5

           Authorization for clearing of trees, vegetation

F1(a)

5

           Extent of clearing

F1(b)

5

           Filling or trenching around trees

F1(c)

5

           Burning

F1(d)

5

           Tree damage

F1(e)

5

           Utilities – notification, location, damage, liability

F1(f-g)

5

           Toilet installation

F1(h)

5

           Sign boxes and temporary meter bases

F1(i)

5

           Silt fence installation

E1(j)

5

          Trash container

E1(k)

5

           Use of stone to control erosion, washout, tracking into

           streets

E1(l)

5

           “Danger” signage for insurance requirement

E1(m)

5

     Damage to Infrastructure

F2

5

          Damage to roadways, curbs, adjoining properties

F2(a)

5

          Report any existing infrastructure damage prior to

          Construction

F2(b)

5

          Marking of property lines

F2(c)

5

     Site Maintenance

F3

5

          Storage of materials, equipment and supplies

F3(a)

5

          Daily site cleaning

F3(b)

5

          Trash container maintenance

F3(c)

5

          No dumping or disposal except in trash container

F3(id

5

Supply Delivery, Storage and Disposal

G

6

      Provision to supplier of location, names, lot number

G1

6

      No after-hours deliveries

G2

6

      No acceptance of “drop” shipments

G3

6

Work Schedules

H

6

      Departure deadline

H1

6

      Monday – Friday

H2

6

      Saturday

H3

6

      Sundays and Holidays

H4

6

Vehicular Rules – General, Traffic, Parking

I

6

      General

I1

6

         Contractors direct to assigned job site

I1(a)

6

         Speed limit

I1(b)

6

         Fifth or tag wheel vehicles

I1(c)

6

       Bridges

I2(

6

         Weight limits

I2(a)

6

         Adherence to weight limits and liability for damage

I2(b)

6

       Parking

I3

6

           At or near job site and on paved streets

I3(a)

6

             No overnight parking

I3(b)

6

             Special permission by DRB for overnight parking

I3(c)

6

 No parking on right-of-way areas and private

 Property

I3(d)

6

             Parking restricted to one side of street

I3(e)

7

             Parking prohibited in front of mailboxes

I3(f)

7

             Violation of parking rules

I3(g)

7

Tidewater rights of enforcement, fining and removal

 

7

Contractor Work Rules Amendment

 

7

Contractor Work Rules Attestation and Signature Page

 

8

 


 

 

  1. General Rules and Adherence
  1. “Contractor” shall refer to the general contractor, sub-contractors, and/or employees of the contractor and any sub-contractors.
  2. The contractors, as well as the property owner, shall be responsible for the enforcement of the above all applicable Tidewater rules for the duration of the project.
  3. Contractors shall be responsible for the acts of all employees, subcontractors and their employees, and any other person performing work at the job site under the direction of the contractor.
  4. Contractors are to remain at their immediate job site/work area.
  5. Adjoining properties may not be used by contractors to access their assigned job site unless written permission is granted by the owner of the adjacent property.
  6. No fishing, hunting, swimming, drinking of alcoholic beverages or other activities unrelated to the job site shall be permitted.
  7. Contractors are strictly prohibited from bringing firearms or other weapons into Tidewater.
  8. Contractors are not permitted to bring dogs or other animals onto Tidewater property.
  9. Loud and/or offensive language and loud music are not permitted.
  10. A signed copy of the Contractor Work Rules must be submitted to the DRB prior to the issuance of a Tidewater building permit.
  1. Enforcement and Fines
  1. The property owner is responsible for the overall activities and actions of the contractor. Failure to abide by the Tidewater DRB rules and regulations shall result in fines being levied against the property owner.
  2. Fines are the ultimate responsibility of the property owner, as the builder and sub-contractors are working as agents of the owner. As such, these fines, when levied, become lienable assessments against the property.
  3. The following schedule of fines for violations of DRB Standards relating to new construction and/or house/lot modifications requiring DRB approval may be recommended to the TPCA Board of Directors. This schedule of fines is specific to and limited to projects under the sole jurisdiction of the DRB.

Unauthorized exterior changes to house or lot......................... Up to $500/day

Commencing construction without DRB approval................... Up to $500/day

Lot clearing (prior to and during construction without DRB approval)     Minimum $2500 plus restoration

Removal of trees (post construction) without approval............ Up to $2500, plus replacement

Dumpster not in place at start of framing................................. $50/day

Unauthorized dumping of debris and/or storage of

construction material................................................................ $100/day

Blocking Mailboxes................................................................... $50/day

Dumping of concrete, concrete washing on areas other than

the job site................................................................................. $500/incident

Exposed trash container (from City of NMB).......................... $25/day

No toilet..................................................................................... $50/day

Loud music or pets................................................................... $50/incident

Initial: Contractor ______________    Owner __________________

                       Parking violations by contractor vehicles (including parking

on non-paved areas, except on construction sites)                   $25 min. per vehicle/incident

Breaking storm drain covers.................................................... Actual cost

Unauthorized site signs............................................................. $100/day

Inadequate trash pick-up.......................................................... $50/day

Unapproved landscaping/activity on golf course easement

(i.e. pruning, trimming).............................................................. $100/day

  1. Liability Disclaimer

The Tidewater Plantation Community Association (TPCA), the TPCA Board of Directors or its assignees shall not be liable for any loss or injury to persons or damage to property

while contractors are traveling or working within Tidewater Plantation.

 

 

  1. Passes, Contractor
  1. In order to enter the property, all contractors must first obtain a Contractor Pass from the Tidewater security gatehouse.
  2. General contractors are required to provide security personnel with a list of all sub-contractors who have been provided with a contractor pass for each job site. This list must be kept current with any additions or deletions provided to the security personnel.      
  3. The contractor pass must be displayed on the vehicle where visible to security personnel.
  4. Contractor passes are for the exclusive use as issued and are not assignable.
  5. All contractors issued a contractor pass will have the job site(s) listed on the pass and will be restricted to those job sites/locations.
  6. Any requests from sub-contractors for a contractor pass without prior authorization from the general contractor will be denied.
  7. Contractors violating the contractor work rules will be subject to revocation of their contractor pass.
  1. Sign Box and Temporary Meter Base
  1. Project identification sign box shall display both the Tidewater and City of North Myrtle Beach building permits.
  2. Both the sign box and the temporary meter base shall be erected in approved locations, typically the front corner near the power utility hook-up.
  3. Sign boxes and temporary meter bases are required to be installed when permits are secured from the City of North Myrtle Beach and the Tidewater DRB.

Initial:   Contractor ____________   Owner ____________
         F.    Site Preparation, Damage and Maintenance

  1. Preparation
  1. Authorization of the DRB must be obtained before removing trees or other vegetation from the job site for any reason.
  2. Excessive clearing of the lot is not permitted. Avoid scarring or scraping remaining trees.
  3. Do not fill or trench around trees.
  4. Burning trees, limbs or underbrush is not permitted.
  5. Any tree accidentally damaged must be sealed to prevent disease.
  6. Before digging in any road right-of-way or easement area, notify PUPS (811) to have utility lines marked. You must also advise the Tidewater property management office.
  7. Contractors are held liable for cutting or damaging utility lines
  8. The contractor shall furnish and install a sanitary toilet at each job site prior to the start of any clearing or construction. Toilets must be screened with white lattice. The entrance of the toilet is to face the structure.
  9. Sign boxes and temporary meter bases are required to be installed when permits are secured from the City of North Myrtle Beach and the Tidewater DRB and cannot be installed prior to such permits being issued.
  10. A silt fence is required to be installed immediately after lot clearing and prior to the start of construction.
  11. A trash container is required to be installed on site prior to the start of framing.
  12. As recommended by the City of North Myrtle Beach, contractors may install stone at the front of a job site as a means of minimizing erosion, washout, and tracking into the street. The DRB does not require the use of stone, but will diligently enforce street clean-up as necessary.
  13. Contractors may install “Danger” signage on a job site if it is required by their respective liability carrier. This is neither a requirement of the City of North Myrtle Beach or the DRB, but rather a coverage requirement of some (contractor) insurers.
  1. Damage to Infrastructure
  1. The contractor is liable for repairing at his/her expense and to the satisfaction of the DRB compliance officer any damage to roadways, curbing, and adjoining properties.
  2. The contractor is responsible to report to the DRB compliance officer any existing cracks in the curb, catch basins, damage to the pavement prior to start of construction. Otherwise the contractor will be held liable for all damage and repairs.
  3. The property lines of the job site must be clearly marked and all work activity confined within that area.    
  1. Site Maintenance
  1. All construction materials, equipment and supplies must be stored in an orderly manner.
  2. The site is to be cleaned daily with all packaging materials, paper, bottles, cans placed in the trash container.
  3. Trash containers are to be emptied on a frequent basis and not allowed to overflow or generate offensive odors.
  4. Absolutely no dumping or disposal of litter, waste materials or other debris is permitted within Tidewater. Anyone violating this rule will be required to remove the items dumped and to clean the area. The property owner will be subject to a fine up to $500.00 per occurrence for such dumping, disposal activity carried out by any contractor associated with the owner’s construction project. Repeat violations will result in the revocation of the contractor work permit.

Initial:   Contractor ____________   Owner ____________

  1. Supply Delivery, Storage and Disposal
  1. When ordering materials, equipment and/or service, contractor must provide the vendor or shipper with the name of the construction company, the name of the person expecting the delivery, the exact location of the job site, and the project (owner) name. This will facilitate service and delivery to the proper person and location.
  2. No after hours delivery is permitted.

            Work schedules are limited to the hours of 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM Monday through Friday,           

             including site clean-up activities.

Work schedules are limited to the hours of 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Saturday.

No construction work is permitted on Sundays or holidays (New Year Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas day).

  1. Tidewater security personnel at the gatehouse will not accept shipments in the contractor’s name and will not allow “drop” shipments outside of regular work hours.

 

  1. Work Schedules
  1. All contractors must leave the Tidewater property each day no later than 7:00 PM.
  2. Work schedules are limited to the hours of 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM Monday through Friday, including site clean-up activities.
  3. Work schedules are limited to the hours of 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Saturday.
  4. No construction work is permitted on Sundays or holidays (New Year Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas day).
  1. Vehicular – General Rules, Bridges, Parking
  1. General
  1. All contractors must drive directly the assigned job site.
  2. Speed limits of 20 MPH are strictly enforced within Tidewater Plantation.
  3. Large construction vehicles with multiple wheels, especially a fifth or tag wheel, are required to have all wheels down while on Tidewater property.
  1. Bridges
  1. Weight limits for the bridge accessing the Mid Island and South Island neighborhood(s) are strictly enforced.
  2. Contractors agree to adhere to posted weight restrictions with the complete and full understanding that if they violate the weight restriction, they will be held responsible for any damage to property and/or persons caused by such violation.
  1. Parking
  1. All vehicles must be parked within the job site property or paved street(s) adjacent or in an area designated for contractor parking by Tidewater security.
  2. No construction vehicles or vehicles of contractors are permitted to be parked overnight on Tidewater streets or at the job site.
  3. Overnight parking of construction equipment may be granted by the DRB on a case-by-case basis.
  4. Parking on the TPCA common right-of-way areas or on any adjacent private property is not permitted. Parking of construction vehicles and vehicles of construction workers must be parked on the paved street(s) in the area of the job site.
  5. Parking is limited to one side of the street at and near construction sites.
  6. Parking is prohibited in front of mailboxes.
  7. Violations of vehicular rules by contractors may result in the suspension or recall of the contractor pass.

Initial:   Contractor ____________   Owner ____________

The Tidewater Plantation Community Association (TPCA) Board of Directors (BOD), Design Review Board (DRB), in addition to and not in any way limiting the rights of law or equity, shall be entitled to enforce the above rules through fines or other measures, including the removal of the parties involved from Tidewater, for a period of time or on a permanent basis.   The TPCA BOD and DRB shall not in any event be liable for any loss or damage resulting therefrom.

 

TPCA DRB reserves the right at any time and from time to time to amend these Contractor Work Rules.

 

 

 

 

 

Initial:   Contractor ____________   Owner ____________
We, _____________________________________________, a licensed contractor,

and__________________________________, the property owner, acknowledge that we have received and read the Tidewater Plantation Community Association Design Review Board Standards, Requirements and Procedures, as well as the Contractor Work Rules and agree to abide by them during all of the construction activities in Tidewater.  We will furnish copies of the Contractor Work Rules to all employees, subcontractors, and suppliers involved in this project.

           

In addition, we acknowledge that we have been advised of the weight limits for the bridge accessing the Mid and South Island neighborhoods of Tidewater Plantation. By our signatures below, we hereby agree to adhere to the posted weight restrictions with the complete and full understanding that if we violate the weight restriction we will be held responsible for any damage to property and/or people caused by such violation. 

Further, we acknowledge the requirement that any large construction vehicles with multiple wheels, especially a fifth or tag wheel, are required to have all wheels down while on Tidewater property.

The schedule of fines for violations of DRB Standards relating to new construction and/or house/lot modifications requiring DRB approval may be recommended to the TPCA Board of Directors. This schedule of fines is specific to and limited to projects under the sole jurisdiction of the DRB.   Fines are the ultimate responsibility of the property owner, as the builder and sub-contractors are working as agents of the owner. As such, these fines, when levied, become lienable assessments against the property.

Furthermore, having read and understanding all Tidewater DRB Contractor Work Rules, DRB Standards, Requirements and Procedures, I, _____________________________________, the licensed contractor, understand that if I violate the DRB rules and regulations, I can be banned from doing business in Tidewater Plantation.

 

___________________________________________          _______________________

Company                                                                                 Lot Number

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___________________________________________          _______________________

Signature/Title                                                                         Date

___________________________________________          _______________________

Property Owner                                                                      Date

 

Version History: DRB Contractor Work Rules

Version Date

Effective Date

Approved by

Change Description

Original

1996 (approx.)

DRB

 

December 10, 2018

 

DRB

Document re-formatting; use of stone to prevent erosion/washout; “Danger” signage permitted

January 3, 2018

January 3, 2018

TPCA BOD

Approval of document