A.   Permit Required: It shall be unlawful to construct or maintain any opening or stairway in any public street, alley or sidewalk or other public place without a permit from the Village Board of Trustees. (1990 Code § 10.115)
   B.   Safety Requirements: All such lawfully maintained openings shall be guarded by a suitable strong cover or railing built to the approval of the Chair of the Streets and Alleys Committee and Village Engineer. (1990 Code § 10.115; amd. 2019 Code)