§ 111.33  DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS.
   (A)   The grantee shall not construct any cable system facilities until the grantee has secured the necessary permits from the grantor or other applicable governmental authorities.
   (B)   In those areas of the city where transmission or distribution facilities of all the public utilities providing telephone and electric power service are underground, the grantee likewise shall construct, operate and maintain its transmission and distribution facilities therein underground.
   (C)   In those areas of the city where the grantee’s cables are located on the above-ground transmission or distribution facilities of the public utility providing telephone or electric power service and, in the event that the facilities of both the public utilities subsequently are placed underground, then the grantee likewise shall construct, operate and maintain its transmission and distribution facilities underground, at the grantee’s cost. Certain of the grantee’s equipment, such as pedestals, amplifiers and power supplies, which normally are placed above ground, may continue to remain in above-ground closures.
   (D)   Any grantee wishing to serve an area where the trenches have been closed shall be responsible for its own trenching and associated costs and shall repair all property to the condition which existed prior to the trenching.
   (E)   In the event that more than one franchise is awarded, the city reserves the right to limit the number of drop cables and/or pedestals per residence, or to require that the drop cables and/or pedestal(s) be utilized only by the Council selected by the resident to provide service.
(Ord. 78, passed 10-13-1997)