AN ACT relating to Public Streets and Highways.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

SECTION 1. No person or corporation shall open or excavate the bed of any street or highway of any city, town or village in this State for the purpose of laying or placing pipes, wires, or other conductors therein without first obtaining the consent of the duly constituted authorities of such city, town, or village. Provided, however, That nothing herein contained shall require such consent before opening or excavating the bed of any such street or highway for the purpose of repairing any pipes, wires, or other conductors theretofore lawfully laid or placed in such street or highway.

Passed at Dover, May 14, 1891.