It is unlawful and a public nuisance for any person in control to leave unguarded or to abandon any excavation, pit, privy, vault, sump, or hole on his or her property that is more than 6 inches in diameter and more than 18 inches deep. If the  person in control protects any such excavation from access by the public by effective barrier or warning device, it shall not be deemed unguarded or abandoned.
(Ord. 2019-864, passed 7-23-2019)