City of Amesbury, MA
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Municipal Council of the Town of Amesbury as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Demolition of buildings — See Ch. 225.
Earth removal — See Ch. 260.
[Adopted 12-28-1999 by Bill No. 99-176; amended in its entirety 1-14-2003 by Bill No. 2002-175]
A. 
Pursuant to Section 6-1(a)(2) second paragraph of the Charter of the Town of Amesbury, no construction work which involves ground drilling, digging or any other form of excavation shall be permitted within 50 feet of a gas line that is within 300 feet of any school building while school is in session, unless it is an emergency involving public safety. Any excavation in such an area must be clearly marked and inspected by the Building Commissioner prior to digging.
B. 
If there is a need for emergency work within those areas at any time, day or night, notification shall be made to the Superintendent of Schools.
Any such excavation shall also be subject to the requirements of Chapter 400, Streets and Sidewalks, § 400-3 of this Code.
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Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
Violations of this article shall be subject to the enforcement and penalty provisions of Chapter 400, Streets and Sidewalks, § 400-7 of this Code.
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Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).