559.04  DANGEROUS, ABANDONED EXCAVATIONS OR BUILDINGS; BARRICADES AND WARNING LIGHTS.
   (a)   No property owner, tenant or person having control of property shall, directly or indirectly, create or allow a dangerous condition to exist on his or her premises.  As used in this section, "dangerous condition" means any open, unguarded or unprotected excavation or building which, when abandoned or left open or otherwise unprotected, will likely prove dangerous to life or limb, or an abandoned, open, uncovered or otherwise unprotected well, cesspool, cistern or catch basin.
   (b)   No contractor or other person shall leave unprotected, unguarded or without proper lighting any hole, excavation, pile of dirt, trucks, equipment or other material in any street.
   (c)   The removal of, by an unauthorized person, or the willful, careless or negligent destruction of, a red or amber lantern, barricade or other object placed on streets and construction projects, whether public or private, as a warning or protection for the public, is prohibited.
(Ord. 178-1959.  Passed 9-14-59.)
   (d)   Whoever violates any of the provisions of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree and shall be subject to the penalty provided in Section 599.02.