2023 Code of Alabama
Title 37 - Public Utilities and Public Transportation.
Chapter 15 - Notification of Excavation or Demolition Operations.
Section 37-15-7 - Emergency Excavation or Demolition.

Universal Citation: AL Code § 37-15-7 (2023)

Section 37-15-7

Emergency excavation or demolition.

(a) Compliance with the notice requirements of Section 37-15-4 is not required of persons responsible for emergency excavation or demolition; provided, however, that such person gives, before commencing or as soon as practicable thereafter, notice of the emergency excavation or demolition to each operator having underground facilities located in the area or to the "One-Call Notification System" acting on behalf of the operator. However, every person who shall engage in such emergency excavation or demolition shall take all necessary and reasonable precautions to avoid or minimize damage to existing underground facilities.

(b) An excavator misrepresenting an emergency excavation or demolition is subject to the civil penalties imposed pursuant to Section 37-15-10.

(Acts 1994, No. 94-487, p. 911, §7; Act 2014-220, p. 691, §1.)

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