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Chapter 10. Public Peace and Good Order

Sec. 10-36. Open cisterns, wells, basements or other dangerous excavations prohibited.

No person shall have or permit on any premises owned or occupied by him any open cisterns, cesspools, wells, unused basements, excavations or other dangerous openings. All such places shall be filled, securely covered or fastened in such manner as to prevent injury to any person, and any cover shall be of such design, size and weight that the cover cannot be removed by small children.

(Code 1982, 9.12)