No door, grating or covering for any manhole, coal hole, vault, cellar or opening of any type shall be constructed, reconstructed, repaired or altered on any sidewalk unless such door, grating or covering is constructed on a level with such sidewalk, and so that the exposed portion of such covering is not smooth.
   Any owner of property maintaining any such covering in or on any sidewalk, which covering is unsafe or dangerous shall, within five days after notice by the City Engineer, cause such covering to be made safe and secure.
(Ord. 96-360.  Passed 10-29-96.)