Chapter 110 OFFENSES. (updated 1-8-07)
Section 110-32 WELLS.
1. Every owner, operator, proprietor, superintendent
or conductor of any sawmill or other
manufacturing plant or any other person who has cause to be dug on his own land or the land of
another any well or pit for the use of such a sawmill, plant or person shall fill such well or pit
with earth so that the same shall not be dangerous to human beings, animals or fowl at the time
of or before such mill or plant shall be removed or such well or such pit otherwise abandoned;
and any person owing land wherein any such well or pit is located shall in the same manner fill
with earth any such well or pit which has been abandoned, provided that such person has
knowledge of the existence of such well or pit.
2. Any person violating any provision of this subsection
shall be deemed guilty of a
misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be fined not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500.).
B. Covers to be kept on.
1. Every person owning or occupying any land within the
town on which there is a well
having a diameter greater than six (6) inches shall at all times keep the same covered in such
manner as not to be dangerous to human beings, animals or fowl.
2. Any person violating the provisions of this subsection
shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.