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(a) The permittee shall, at all times during the existence of any public telephone on the sidewalks of the City and County of San Francisco, maintain in force, furnish to the City and County of San Francisco and file with the Controller thereof, at its own expense, an insurance policy or policies, in protection of the City and County of San Francisco, its boards, commissions, officers, agents and employees, in a company or companies approved by the Controller and in form satisfactory to the City Attorney of the City and County of San Francisco, protecting the City and County of San Francisco and said persons against liability for loss or damages for personal injuries, bodily injuries, death or property damage resulting directly or indirectly from the operations of the permittee under this Article, with single liability limit of not less than $500,000 each occurrence applying to personal injuries, bodily injuries, death and property damage or a combination of such injuries.
(b) The policy or policies shall be expanded to include contractual liability assumed under the provisions of this Article with respect to bodily injuries, personal injuries, death and property damage. Said policy or policies shall apply as primary insurance and shall stipulate that no other insurance effected by the City and County of San Francisco will be called on to contribute to a loss covered hereunder. Said policy or policies shall provide 30 days' notice to Controller, City and County of San Francisco, Room 109, City Hall, if the policy or policies should be cancelled or materially changed.
(c) In lieu of an insurance policy or policies as specified above, the permittee may, subject to written approval of City's Controller, furnish satisfactory evidence of self-insurance and financial responsibility. The permits granted by the Director of Public Works for the installation and maintenance of public telephones shall automatically terminate upon the termination of such insurance.
(Added by Ord. 122-70, App. 4/17/70; amended by Ord. 287-92, App. 6/19/92)