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The DC Code: § 34-2708 Mandamus or injunction.

Index34 Public Utilities. (Refs & Annos)

If any person proposes to engage or is engaging in excavation or demolition in the District of Columbia without complying with this chapter, or in a negligent or unsafe manner, or by using a procedure which has resulted in, or is likely to result in, damage to an underground facility, the owner of such underground facility or the Corporation Counsel may commence an action in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, for the purpose of having such negligent or unsafe excavation or demolition stopped and prevented, by either mandamus or injunction. The Court may join as parties any persons necessary or proper to make its judgment or process effective and, if appropriate, shall issue a final order granting such relief.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 43-1708. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 3-129, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 34-2701. DC CODE § 34-2708 Current through December 11, 2012


(Mar. 4, 1981, D.C. Law 3-129, § 9, 28 DCR 264.)