The franchisee shall have the right:
(a) Subject to the provisions and restrictions of Article VII of this Chapter and Chapter 37 of this Code, to construct, erect, operate and maintain in, upon, along, across, above, over and under the streets, alleys, public rights-of-way and public places now laid out or dedicated and all extensions thereof and additions thereto in the City, poles, wires, cables, underground conduits, manholes and other conductors and fixtures necessary for the maintenance and operation of a cable system.
(b) To lease, rent or in any other lawful manner obtain the use of towers, poles, lines, cables and other equipment and facilities from any and all holders of public licenses and franchises within the corporate limits of the City, including, but not limited to, Consumers Power Company and Ameritech and to use same on such terms as agreed upon, subject to all existing and future ordinances and regulations of the City. The poles used for the franchisee’s distribution system shall be those erected and maintained by Consumers Power Company or Ameritech when and where applicable, providing mutually satisfactory rental arrangements can be entered into with such companies.
(Ord. 2428, passed 2-18-1974; Ord. 2899, passed 3-21-1984; Ord. 3486, passed 1-28-2002; Ord. 3512, passed 4-28-2003)