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(a) Need for City Communications Infrastructure. The Department of Technology shall consider adding City communications infrastructure to any permit issued for an excavation project under this Article 2.4 to create more efficient delivery of communications services to the public and for the City's needs.
(b) Response to Notice. Upon receipt of a notice issued pursuant to Section 2.4.14 that a utility or municipal excavator intends to apply for an excavation permit to install underground conduit, the Department of Technology shall review the application to determine whether it is both financially feasible and consistent with the City's long-term goals to add City communications infrastructure to the proposed excavation project.
(1) If the determination is affirmative, the presumption will be that the Department of Technology will participate in the excavation project by requiring the excavator to install City communications infrastructure.
(2) If the determination is negative, the Department of Technology shall notify the applicant and the Department within 7 days of issuance of the notice that the Department of Technology does not intend to participate in the excavation project.
(Added by Ord. 220-14 , File No. 130412, App. 11/7/2014, Eff. 12/7/2014)