660.09  BARRICADES AND WARNING LIGHTS.
   (a)    No person shall abandon or knowingly permit to remain on public or private property, any excavation, well, cesspool or structure which is in the process of construction, reconstruction, repair or alteration, unless the same is adequately protected by suitable barricades and guarded by warning devices or lights at night so that the condition will not reasonably prove dangerous to life or limb.
   (b)    No person shall destroy, remove, damage or extinguish any barricade or warning light that is placed for the protection of the public so as to prevent injury to life or limb.
(Ord. 1970-6. Passed 1-21-70.)
   (c)    Any owner or agent in control of a premises upon which a basement, cellar, well or cistern has been abandoned due to demolition, failure to build or any other reason shall cause the same to be filled to the ground surface with rock, gravel, earth or other suitable material.
(Ord. 1972-59. Passed 9-20-72.)
   (d)    No person, firm or corporation in possession or control of premises within the Municipality shall permit a well or cistern to remain open or uncovered. Any such well or cistern shall be covered at all times with a four-inch reinforced concrete slab of sufficient size to extend beyond the edge thereof by not less than three feet at all points to prevent animals, children or other persons from inadvertently falling into it. If the opening is larger than four feet in diameter, the cover shall meet the approval of the City Engineer.
(Ord. 1970-6. Passed 1-2-1-70.)
   (e)    Whoever violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree and shall be subject to the penalty provided in Section 698.02.
(Ord. 1972-59. Passed 9-20-72.)