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The DC Code: § 34-2709 Emergency excavation or demolition.

Index34 Public Utilities. (Refs & Annos)

Compliance with the notice requirements of § 34-2704 shall not be required for an emergency excavation or demolition involving an imminent danger to life, health, or property; provided, that reasonable precautions have been taken to protect underground facilities. The appropriate public utility operators shall, in any event, be notified directly and as soon as possible. An imminent danger to life, health, or property exists whenever there is a substantial likelihood that loss of life, health, or property will result before the procedures under § 34-2704 can be fully complied with.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 43-1709. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 3-129, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 34-2701. DC CODE § 34-2709 Current through December 11, 2012


(Mar. 4, 1981, D.C. Law 3-129, § 10, 28 DCR 264.)