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(a) In the event the person owning, operating, leasing or renting the affected property does not comply with the provisions of Section 12.16.090 within the time specified therein the director of utilities, or his designee, shall have the authority to order the disconnection and removal of poles, overhead lines and associated overhead structures supplying utility service to the affected property and the utility shall not be thereafter required to provide service to such premises until the owner, tenant or occupant makes the necessary changes.
(b) Noncompliance by any person owning, operating, leasing or renting the affected property with the provisions of Section 12.16.090 shall constitute a misdemeanor. Until such time as notice is given pursuant to the provisions of Section 12.16.080 the utility shall not be in violation of this chapter, or any ordinance enacted pursuant to the provisions of Section 12.16.040 in continuing to maintain overhead facilities necessary to serve such person during the period of such noncompliance and such reasonable time thereafter as may be necessary to remove those facilities.
(Ord. 4908 § 13, 2006: Ord. 2231 (part), 1965: prior code § 37.210)