[HISTORY: Adopted by the Annual Town Meeting of the Town of Lexington 4-3-1967 by Art. 83 as Art. XXVIII of the 1967 Bylaws. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Earth fill and removal — See Ch. 43.
The owner or owners of land which has been excavated shall, within five days after such owner or owners shall have been notified in writing by the Board of Selectmen that in the opinion of the Board of Selectmen such excavation constitutes a hazard to public safety, erect barriers or take other suitable measures adequate to eliminate such hazard. Whoever violates this section shall pay for each offense a penalty of not less than $100 nor more than $200.
The owner or owners of land whereon is located an abandoned well or a well in use shall either provide a covering for such well capable of sustaining weight of 300 pounds or shall fill such well to the level of the ground. Whoever violates this section shall pay for each offense a penalty of not less than $100 nor more than $500.