Specifications include, but are not limited to: It is the intent of these specifications to award a contract for demolition and reconstruction services for the
City of Pasadena. The demolition and reconstruction agreement will consist of all structures of various types
of construction (i.e., wood frame, concrete block, stucco, brick, etc.). The Contractor is to provide all
necessary equipment, materials, transportation, labor and supervision to remove structures down to and
including slabs and/or footing, in accordance with the specifications, unless otherwise specified in the work
Design Plans will be supplied by the Community Development Department per project designating
all structures and items for removal.
The sewer connections shall be terminated and capped by the Contractor, but left in accordance with
the requirements of the City or utility involved for reconnection. The water, gas and electrical
connections shall be terminated and capped by the homeowner and/or City. Once the sewer, water
and gas connections are visibly capped on the property, inspected by City staff and the Contractor
will subsequently backfill.
The work, as described in the contract documents, is summarized as follows:
o Demolition of a single family dwelling.
o Reconstruction of a new single family dwelling and site work per plans and specifications.
o Work shall include earthwork, and construction of the house as per plans and specifications.
Mechanical, electrical, plumbing and landscaping work shall be a part of the scope of the
o Specific provisions of this contract may include ADA features including but not limited to
concrete ramps and ADA thresholds at all exit doors, job built tile ADA shower, grab bars in
shower and at water closet, 27” clear access under all sinks, counter cabinet heights to be
34” maximum as per plans.
All sidewalks, driveway entrances, alley entrances, curbs and gutters, and streets that are to remain,
but are damaged by the Contractor during his operations shall be repaired to the satisfaction of the
City. Sidewalks and streets shall be left in a condition satisfactory to prevent injury to pedestrians.
All vegetation (except trees of 2" caliper or larger) is to be removed from the entire property unless
otherwise specified, excluding grass. High grass must be mowed.
All cleared property shall be sufficiently backfilled and leveled to finish grade, removing larger rocks,
to facilitate proper draining and future mowing. Ruts must be backfilled as well. Fill dirt can be general
grade. Sod is not required.
Contractor shall conform to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations pertaining to burning,
fire prevention, and control within or adjacent to the project. Necessary precautions to avoid and
eliminate fire hazards shall be the responsibility of the Contractor.
All completed work will be inspected by the Community Development HOME Program Coordinator,
or his/her designee, and a written notice will be delivered to the Contractor noting discrepancies or
omitted work. Contractor shall have two (2) working days in which to correct noted discrepancies.
The Contractor shall be responsible for all repairs associated with damaging underground facilities.
The Contractor should contact the appropriate utility company if there are any questions about the
location of utilities to avoid damage to them.