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(a) In the event that a public telephone is discontinued in use at a particular location or installed without permit, or in the event that a permit is revoked or terminated, the installation or continued maintenance of said telephone shall be deemed unlawful pursuant to Section 952 of this Article, unless the permittee or pay phone service provider removes the telephone or telephones and associated wires, conduits and structures and restores the area to a condition satisfactory to the Department of Public Works within 10 days after receiving written notice from the Director of Public Works of the said unpermitted telephone. If said telephone was installed without a permit and is not removed as required by this Article, the owner of the immediately adjacent property to which the instrument is connected will be provided notice to remove the telephone and restore the area to satisfactory condition subject to the provisions of Public Works Code Section 706, et seq.
(b) If said telephone was installed with a permit that has since been terminated or revoked, the permittee shall be provided notice to remove the telephone and shall be responsible on its bond for the cost of the removal of the telephone and the restoration of the area to good condition.
(Added by Ord. 122-70, App. 4/17/70; amended by Ord. 287-92, App. 9/16/92)