No person owning or in control of any property shall allow upon any property any well, cistern, vault or other pit unless it is covered by a good, safe and substantial covering made of iron, lumber or other like material and securely fastened in a manner that the cover cannot be removed by children, provided that any person may have upon his or her premises a well, cistern, vault or other opening if such is completely enclosed by a high board fence or other substantial enclosure at least five feet high.
(1957 Rev. Ords., § 9.905; 1992 Code, § 26-38)  Penalty, see § 10.999