A.   It shall be unlawful to make or cause to be made any excavation in or across or to tunnel under the curb, gutter or roadway of any street or any Village property within the corporate limits of the Village without having first secured a permit therefor from the Village Clerk.
   B.   The fee for such permit shall in all cases be fifty dollars ($50.00) and shall be payable with the application required by section 7-1-4-2 of this chapter. (1979 Code § 7-1-4-1)