6-1-7: EMERGENCY EXCAVATIONS:
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prevent the making of such excavations as may be necessary for the preservation of life or property, or for the location of trouble in conduit or pipe, or for making repairs; provided, that the person making such excavation shall apply to Morgan County for such a permit on the first working day after such work is commenced. (Ord. 11-12, 10-4-2011)