The grantee shall not be held in default or non-compliance with the provisions of the franchise granted under this chapter or suffers any enforcement or penalty relating thereto where such non- compliance or alleged defaults are caused by the following circumstances if reasonably beyond its control:
   (A)   Necessary utility rearrangements, pole change outs or obtainment of easement rights;
   (B)   Governmental or regulatory restrictions;
   (C)   Lockouts;
   (D)   War;
   (E)   National emergencies;
   (F)   Fire; and
   (G)   Acts of God.
(2013 Code, § 8-8.7)  (Ord. 14586, passed 4-13-1998)