(a) It shall be the duty of every person who shall obstruct or encumber any street, lane or alley in the City with stone, brick, timber, lumber, rubbish or other material, or who shall make any excavation or embankment in any street, lane or alley in the City, to erect and maintain a good and sufficient fence, railing or barrier around the obstruction, excavation or embankment to prevent accidents. Any such persons shall place and keep in a conspicuous place on the fence, railing or barrier, suitable and sufficient warning lights during the whole of every night that the obstruction, excavation or embankment shall continue.
(b) Every person who shall excavate for erection of any wall, building or for any other purpose near to any street, lane or alley within the City, shall put up a good and sufficient protecting rail or barrier along the line of the street, lane or alley, opposite to the excavation and maintain the same as long as may be necessary to prevent and maintain danger to persons traveling along the street or highway.
(Ord. 100, passed 8-3-1909)