Maine Revised Statutes

§2511. Filling and protecting openings

1. Filling openings.  A person opening a street, road or highway pursuant to a permit granted under sections 2501 to 2509 shall completely fill up the opening. The filling shall be puddled or rammed as the nature of the soil requires and shall be completed within the time designated in the permit.
[ 1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW) .]
2. Fines.  A person failing to comply with this section commits a civil violation for which a forfeiture not to exceed $50 may be adjudged for each offense.
[ 1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW) .]
3. Protecting pavement.  A person shall protect the paving on either side of the opening with sheet piling or other means to prevent the escape of sand from underneath it.
[ 1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW) .]
4. Failure to protect pavement.  In determining the number of square yards of paving disturbed, the municipal officers or their appointees shall include the area of paving adjoining the trench actually opened which in their opinion is required to be taken up and relaid because the pavement was not properly protected.
[ 1987, c. 141, Pt. A, §6 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1987, c. 141, §A6 (NEW).