Sec. 35-88. Cellar, vault and coalhole openings to be kept closed.
Every cellar, vault or coalhole opening in a sidewalk shall be kept closed and the cover thereof securely fastened, except when the same shall actually be in use. Such cover shall not be opened or remain open, unless there is a person in immediate attendance on the sidewalk for the purpose of warning and protecting pedestrians. Any person who opens such cover or leaves such cover open in violation of the terms of this section, or any person owning or occupying any building to which any such sidewalk opening is attached, who suffers or permits the cover of such opening to be opened or left open shall be deemed guilty of a class 4 misdemeanor. (Code 1959, § 30-9)
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