Any company or corporation owning, maintaining or occupying any telegraph, telephone, electric or any other pole erected upon and along the public streets of the city, or hereafter to be erected, shall mark them with the initials of the company or corporation owning or maintaining them, and then number each pole in numerical order in such manner that the ownership and number of each pole can at all times be readily established.  All such poles shall be marked and numbered under the direction and to the satisfaction of the Board of Public Works.  Such poles shall be renumbered and remarked as often and whenever in the opinion of the Board of Public Works the same may be deemed necessary.
('74 Code, § 22-4)  Penalty, see § 99.999