Code of the District of Columbia

§ 35–211. Removal of disused tracks; penalty for noncompliance.

Whenever the track or tracks, or any part thereof, of any street-railway company in the District of Columbia shall not have been regularly operated for railway purposes upon a schedule as required by its charter for a period of 3 months, the Mayor of said District, in his discretion, may thereupon notify such company to remove said unused tracks and to place the street in good condition; and if such company shall neglect or refuse to remove said tracks and place the street in good condition within 60 days after such notice, the said company shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be liable to a fine of $10 for each and every day during which said tracks are permitted to remain upon the street or streets, or said roadway shall remain out of repair, which fine shall be recovered in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, in the name of said District, as other fines and penalties are recovered in said Court.