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The City reserves the right to attach to any utility pole for which a permit has been or is to be issued in accordance with Section 901 of this Article, any traffic signal, fire alarm or police communication facilities, or equipment necessary for the normal operation thereof. Notice in writing shall first be given by the Director stating the City's intention to attach thereto the required facilities or other equipment. The owner of the pole shall not be responsible for any damages to any facilities of the City mounted on the pole, unless such damages proximately caused by the negligent act or omission of the owner of the pole. The Director shall have the traffic signal, fire alarm, police communication facilities or other equipment, removed from a utility pole upon and within 30 days after receipt of written notice of the owner's intention to reconstruct, replace, or remove the utility pole. The Director further reserves the right, under the conditions and stipulations specified above, to attach, as required, any street light and necessary equipment therefore, to any trolley pole which may now exist or which may be installed pursuant to Section 901 of this Article. The City shall install and maintain all of its traffic signal, fire alarm, police communication, street lighting or other equipment on any utility pole in conformity with all applicable General Orders of the Public Utilities Commission of the State of California.
(Added by Ord. 139-72, App. 5/26/72)