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§ VII-41 Department of Public Works: correcting physical obstruction.

(a) Correction required.

Any person who has, in, over, or under a public street in Baltimore City, any building, structure,
conduit, drain, main, pipe, track, work, or other physical obstruction that blocks or impedes the
work of the Department shall, on reasonable notice from the Department, promptly shift, adjust,
or remove it, at that persons expense, to fully meet the exigencies described in the notice.

(b) Condemnation.

The City is empowered, when the exigencies of the Departments work require, to secure the
condemnation of the physical obstruction as provided in Article II of this Charter.
(Res. 08-003, ratified November 4, 2008.)

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