General Laws

Section 43. The board of aldermen or the selectmen may, upon terms and conditions prescribed by them, authorize the laying of pipes and conduits for the transmission of steam or hot water for heating, cooking and mechanical power, for private use, under any public way in their town, may regulate and control the same, may at any time require the persons using such pipes and conduits to make alterations in the location or construction thereof, and may, after notice and hearing, order the removal thereof. Any use of such pipes and conduits other than herein authorized shall terminate the authority to maintain the same. Sections twelve, thirteen and fourteen of chapter one hundred and fifty-eight shall apply to proceedings hereunder so far as applicable.