7-13-4101. Authority to permit laying of utility mains. (1) The city or town council has power to permit the use of the streets and alleys of the city or town for the purpose of laying down gas, water, and other mains, but no excavations must be made for such purpose without the permission of the council or its authorized officer.
(2) The streets and alleys must be placed in as good condition by the person or corporation making the excavation as they were before the excavation was made and the mains laid down. In default thereof, the council may order the same to be done at the expense of such person or corporation.
History: En. Subd. 73, Sec. 5039, R.C.M. 1921; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 115, L. 1925; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 20, L. 1927; re-en. Sec. 5039.72, R.C.M. 1935; R.C.M. 1947, 11-975.