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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
PERMIT. The right granted by the city to a utility service provider to construct a utility facility in the public way for transmitting, transforming, distributing, or otherwise delivering utility services to customers within this city.
PUBLIC WAY. Any street, alley, avenue, driveway, utility easement, boulevard, lane, park, parkway, sidewalk, right-of-way, and any other public ways, places, areas, or grounds within the corporate limits of the city as now or hereafter constituted.
UTILITY FACILITIES. The plant, equipment, and property used for delivery of utility services, including but not limited to poles, pipes, conduits, ducts, cables, wires, transformers, irrigation systems, or any other plant and equipment located under, on, or above the surface of the ground within the public ways of the city.
UTILITY SERVICE. All water, electric, gas, sanitary sewer, or telecommunication services that are transmitted, distributed, or furnished to customers within the city limits, as now existing or hereafter constituted, using utility facilities installed in public ways.
UTILITY SERVICE PROVIDER. Any person, corporation, firm, cooperative, municipality, or agency, other than political subdivision of the United States, or the State Oklahoma, or any other entity providing utility services of any nature to citizens of this municipality.
(Ord. 2010-22, passed 7-19-10)