(a)    No person shall place any pole or poles so as to obstruct any public or private drive or passage way, or so as to obstruct or injure any sewer, water or gas pipe, or so as to injure any tree or trees, curbing or sidewalk, or shall string any wires thereon at a distance less than fifteen feet from the surface of the ground. All poles not in use for maintenance of wires shall be removed. (1970 Code §86.20)
   (b)    Whoever violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree.