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(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to dig into anything in any manner on a beach or destroy any part of the dunes within the limits of the town without first getting a permit to do so.
(b) To help prevent personal injury and damage to property, it shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation within the corporate limits of the town to dig into the sand on any part of the beach strand, greater than twelve (12) inches deep, without having a responsible person attending the area to prevent any person or persons from walking into any existing hole and risking personal injury, and to allow public safety vehicles the ability to respond to emergencies without risk of damage to equipment or personal injury.
Prior to leaving the area, any hole greater than twelve (12) inches deep shall be filled to level with the surrounding area, leaving the area in the same general condition in which is was found.
(Code 1977, § 6-2; Ord. No. 2004-29, 9-7-04; Ord. No. 2018-07, § I, 9-4-18)
Cross reference— Excavations, § 16-41 et seq.