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The construction, maintenance or existence within the City of any unprotected, unbarricaded, open or dangerous excavations, holes, pits or wells, which constitute or are reasonably likely to constitute a danger or menace to the public health, safety or welfare, are hereby prohibited. However, this Section shall not prevent any excavation under a permit issued pursuant to this Zoning Code, where such excavations are properly protected and warning signs posted in such a manner as may be approved by the Administrator; and this Section shall not apply to streams, natural bodies of water or to ditches, streams, reservoirs or other major bodies of water created or existing by authority of the state, the county, the City or other governmental agency.
(Ord. 1989-81. Passed 1-2-90.)