(A)   Excavations or holes. The construction, or maintenance within the city of any unprotected, unbarricaded, open, or dangerous excavations, holes, pits or wells, which constitute or are likely to constitute a danger or menace to the public health, safety, or welfare, are hereby prohibited; provided, however this section shall not prevent any excavations under a permit issued where such excavations are properly protected with barricade surrounding the excavation hole, pit, or well, and warning signs posted in such manner as approved by the Building Inspector; and provided further, that this section shall not apply to streams, natural bodies of water, or to ditches, reservoirs, and other such bodies of water created or existing by authority of governmental agencies.
   (B)   Grading and filling of property. The final grade surface of ground areas remaining after the construction of a building or structure, and any earth changes made in connection with use of land shall be designed and landscaped such that surface water flows away from the building or structure and is collected or managed in a manner which avoids any increase in surface water discharge onto adjacent properties or public roads, the erosion of or filling of any road ditch, the blockage of any public watercourse, the creation of standing water over a private sewage disposal drainage field, and any unnecessary impoundment of surface water.  The filling of land with trash or garbage or any other waste material is prohibited.
(Ord. 616, passed 9-23-2013)