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City of Gardner, MA
Worcester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Gardner 8-16-1954 by Ord. No. 158. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Nuisances — See Ch. 493.
Owners of land wherein is located an abandoned well or a well in use shall provide a covering for such well capable of sustaining a weight of 300 pounds or shall fill, if an abandoned well, the same to the level of the ground.
[Amended 11-18-2013 by Ord. No. 1563]
Owners of land which has been excavated for the purpose of making cellar holes for buildings, and which cellar holes have been exposed and not used for more than one year, and owners of land which has been excavated by the removal of clay, shall erect barriers or take other suitable measures approved by the Building Commissioner of the City of Gardner or his designee to protect persons from damages incident thereto.
[Amended 11-18-2013 by Ord. No. 1563]
The penalty for violation of this chapter shall be a fine of $300 for each offense.