These provisions are not intended to prevent any person, firm, or corporation operating under a franchise agreement with the city to make any excavation whenever an emergency exists or after normal business hours.  However, whenever any such excavation is made during an emergency or after normal working hours, then such person, firm, or corporation shall notify the city within three working days from the date of such excavation and obtain such permit.
(`88 Code, Ch. 3, § 14.02)  (Ord. 260, passed 1-10-89)