City of New Castle, DE
New Castle County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by The Mayor and Council of New Castle 11-5-1991 by Ord. No. 335. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Zoning — See Ch. 230.
A. 
The city government, the City Engineer, or their designated representative, at reasonable hours may enter into and upon any land within the municipality, either public or private, for the purpose of making any survey for any public engineering work within the city, including but not limited to the location of, construction, demolition, improvement or alteration of any open or unopen streets or roadways, sanitary sewer systems or plants, water systems or plants, electrical systems or plants, drainage, construction, lighting service; and rights-of-way, or other property rights required for any public work or other project of a public nature.
B. 
As part of its survey, the city government, the City Engineer, or their designated representative, may place and maintain necessary monuments and markers upon the land so entered.
A. 
Violation of the provisions of this chapter or failure to comply with any of its requirements shall constitute a misdemeanor. Any person who violates this chapter or fails to comply with any of its requirements shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined not more than $50 or imprisoned for not more than 30 days, or both, and in addition shall pay all costs and expenses involved in the case. Each day such violation continues shall be considered a separate offense.
B. 
The owner or tenant of any building, structure, premises, or part thereof, and any architect, builder, contractor, agent or other person who commits, participates in, assists in or maintains such violation may each be found guilty of a separate offense and suffer penalties herein provided.
C. 
Nothing herein contained shall prevent the city from taking such other lawful action as is necessary to remedy any violation of this chapter.
For purposes of this chapter, reasonable hours shall be defined as the hours between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., Sundays and holidays excluded.