Section 12.6  CONDITIONS OF PUBLIC UTILITY FRANCHISES
   All public utility franchises granted after adoption of this Charter, whether it be so provided in the granting ordinance or not, shall be subject to the following rights of the City, but this enumeration shall not be exclusive or impair the right of the Council to insert in such franchises any provision within the power of the City to impose or require:
   a.   To repeal the same for misuse, non use, or failure to comply with the provisions thereof;
   b.   To require proper and adequate extension of plant and service and maintenance thereof at the highest practicable standard of efficiency;
   c.   To establish reasonable standards of service and quality of products and prevent unjust discrimination in service or rates;
   d.   To require continuous and uninterrupted service to the public in accordance with the terms of the franchise throughout the entire period thereof;
   e.   To use, control and regulate the use of its streets, alleys, bridges and other public places and the space above and beneath them;
   f.   To impose such other regulations as may be determined by the Council to be conducive to the safety, welfare and accommodation of the public.