No person shall remove, damage or destroy any part of any building or other appurtenance of improved real estate premises, intended to protect the premise against ingress of rats, or in any other way to create a condition by which ingress for rats is made possible; provided that this section shall not apply where the interference with the ratproofing is made necessary in connection with a lawful construction if the ratproofing is promptly restored.
(Ord. 11-1945.  Passed 6-21-45.)