Except as hereinafter provided, no person shall make or cause to be made, any excavation in or under any street, alley or public ground or remove any earth, soil, paving, gravel, or any other material therefrom without first having obtained a permit from the office of the City Engineer. Any company which has a franchise from the city, permitting it to make excavations in the streets and alleys of said city shall not be required to obtain a permit but is instructed to coordinate its excavation activities with the City Engineer prior to making any such excavations.
(Prior Code, § 22-30) Penalty, see § 10.99