Road Acceptance Process

The following steps are involved in the road acceptance process:
  1. Final inspection is requested by the developer
    • A punch list is generated by Construction Inspections
    • The punch list is completed by the developer
    • Notification is sent by Construction Inspections to accept the road(s)
  2. The acceptance process is then started
    • Right of ways prepares the deed
    • Bonding administration prepares the maintenance agreement, affidavit and acceptance letter
    • The maintenance bond is posted or amendment to existing letter of credit is received
    • The road acceptance package is routed for signatures
  3. The Maintenance Agreement is executed by the county executive
    • The road(s) are accepted by Harford County
    • Notification is sent to Highways, Board of Education, etc
    • Letters of credit are reduced or performance bonds are released
    • A maintenance punch list inspection is performed one year after road acceptance
    • The punch list is completed by the developer
    • Notification is sent by Construction Inspections to release the maintenance bond
    • The maintenance bond is released