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(a) The Director of Public Works may assign specific corridors within the rights-of- way, or any particular segment thereof as may be necessary, for each type of facilities that are, or that the Director of Public Works expects, may someday be, located within the rights-of-way.
(b) As allowed by law, any provider whose facilities are in the rights-of-way and are in a position at variance with utility corridors established by the Director of Public Works shall at the time of the next construction of the area, excluding normal maintenance activities, move such facilities to their assigned position within the rights-of-way. This requirement may be waived by the Director of Public Works for good cause shown including, but not limited to, consideration of such factors as: the remaining economic life of the facilities, public safety, customer service needs, and hardship to the provider.
(c) The Director of Public Works shall make every good faith attempt to accommodate all existing and potential users of the rights-of-way as set forth in this chapter.
(d) Providers may enter into written agreements to use existing poles and conduits with the owners of same and shall use Best Efforts for installing their facilities within the rights-of-way.
(e) No facility placed in any rights-of-way shall be placed in such a manner that interferes with normal travel on such rights-of-way.
(f) Unless otherwise stated in a certificate of registration or permit, all facilities within the rights-of-way shall be constructed and located in accordance with the Codified Ordinances and with the following provisions: whenever all existing facilities that have been traditionally located overhead are located underground in a certain area within the City, a provider who desires to place its facilities in the same area must also locate its facilities underground.
(Ord. 12-03. Passed 5-19-03; Ord. 05-17. Passed 4-17-17.)