• Current through October 23, 2012

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.

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


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.