711.16  CONSTRUCTION STANDARDS.
   (a)   All construction practices shall be in accordance with standard utilities practices as detailed in the Edison Electrical Institute Publication E3 governing joint-use agreement and in the United States Department of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards, Handbook Number 18, "Safety Rules for the Installation and Maintenance of Electrical Supply and Communications Lines" and all State and local codes where applicable.
   (b)   All installation of electronic equipment shall be of a permanent nature, durable and installed in accordance with the applicable portions of the current edition of the National Electrical Code.
   (c)   Antenna supporting structures, towers, shall be designed for the proper loading zone as specified in Electronics Industry Association's R.S. -222 Specifications.
   (d)   Antenna supporting structures, towers, shall be painted, lighted, erected and maintained in accordance with all applicable rules and regulations of the Federal Aeronautical Agency, the State Aeronautics Board governing the erection and operation of supporting structures or TV towers, and all other applicable local or State codes and regulations.
   (e)   Nothing in this chapter or any franchise granted hereunder, shall authorize the grantee to construct, erect or operate and maintain in the City, new poles and underground conduits where existing poles and conduits are servicing the area.  The grantee does have the right, however, to construct, erect, operate and maintain poles and underground conduits where none exists at the time the grantee seeks to install his network.  The grantee shall require permission from the City before constructing or erecting any new poles or underground conduit.
   (f)   Nothing in this chapter or any franchise granted hereunder shall relieve the grantee of the obligation of placing underground the network facilities in areas presently served or to be served in the future by underground utility facilities.  The grantee shall abide by the requirements of the City in regard to the installation of such facilities.
   (g)   All construction and installation of all grantee's network facilities shall be subject to the prior approval of the City and to inspection and supervision of such construction and installation as set forth in Section 711.05(g).
(Ord. 29-1972.  Passed 3-5-73.)