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(A) Encroachment permit. To the extent allowed by law, any state video franchise holder shall apply for an encroachment permit to install, construct or maintain a network pursuant to this code. In addition to Riverbank Municipal Code procedures, the following shall apply to any state video franchise holder applying for an encroachment permit:
(1) Any encroachment permit application submitted by any state video franchise holder shall be approved or denied within 60 days of receipt of a completed application. An application for an encroachment permit is complete when the state video franchise holder has complied with all statutory requirements, including CEQA, pursuant to Cal. Public Resource Code §§ 21000 et seq.
(2) The 60-day time period for approval or denial of an encroachment permit application may be extended if mutually agreed to in a written agreement between the state video franchise holder and the city.
(3) Any denial of an encroachment permit application submitted to any state video franchise holder by the city shall be written and shall include a detailed explanation of the reason for the denial.
(4) Appeal. Any state video franchise holder may appeal a denial of an encroachment permit application or a condition placed on an approved encroachment permit to the City Council by submitting a written appeal within 15 days of the date the application was denied or condition imposed. The City Clerk shall thereafter give written notice to the holder of a hearing to be held within 30 days of receipt of the appeal. The decision of the City Council on the appeal shall be final.
(B) Other permits. A state video franchise holder shall apply for any other permits required by this code to the extent allowed by law.
(Ord. 2008-017, passed 12-22-08; Am. Ord. 2018-004, passed 3-27-18)