Chapter 12.05


12.05.010    Digging and excavations prohibited.

12.05.020    Violation – Penalty.

12.05.030    Permit and bond.

12.05.010 Digging and excavations prohibited.

No person or persons, partnership, or corporation shall hereafter dig or excavate on or in any of the streets or alleys of the city of Rainier, or cause any excavation to be made on any of the streets or alleys, or disfigure in any way or cause to be disfigured in any way, any of the streets or alleys of the city except as hereinafter provided. (Ord. 306, 1917; Ord. 154 § 1, 1909)

12.05.020 Violation – Penalty.

Any person or persons, partnership or corporation violating any of the provisions of RMC 12.05.010 shall, upon conviction, be fined in a sum not less than $25.00 nor more than $100.00, and in default of the payment of any such fine and costs, shall be imprisoned in the city jail, one day for each $2.00 of such fine and costs. (Ord. 154 § 2, 1909)

12.05.030 Permit and bond.

Any person or persons, firm, or corporation desiring to dig or excavate in or upon any street or alley within the corporate limits of the city of Rainier shall first secure from the city recorder a permit to do or make such digging or excavating, which permit shall state the street or streets, alley or alleys, upon which such digging or excavation shall be made, also the purpose of such digging or excavation. Any person or persons, firm, or corporation desiring to secure such permit shall file with the city recorder a good and sufficient bond, in an amount not less than $50.00, which bond shall be approved by the city attorney; conditioned, that such person or persons, firm, or corporation securing such permit shall upon finishing such digging or excavation, replace or relay such street or alley in as good condition as such street or alley was prior to such digging or excavation; provided, however, that the city recorder may issue such permit only upon the recommendation of at least two members of the street committee of the council. (Ord. 306, 1917; Ord. 154 § 3, 1909)