(a)    All excavations made in constructing or maintaining subsurface lines in conduits shall at all times be kept and maintained with sufficient and proper guards and lights to render the same secure and free from danger. No excavations shall be permitted to be and remain in any avenue, street, lane, alley, public landing or other public place of the City for a longer period of time than is absolutely necessary to properly and expeditiously construct or repair such lateral, manhole or conduit, and all excavations shall be filled to the satisfaction and approval of the Director of Public Service.
   (b)    All excavations made in the streets, lanes, alleys, public easements, public ways or public grounds under the provisions of this chapter shall also be governed by the provisions of the general ordinances applicable thereto.
(Ord. 39-76. Passed 7-7-76.)