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(a) The office of the City Engineer shall cause to be removed any outdoor telephone pay station within the City, whether or not a permit has been obtained; revoke said permit, pursuant to this section, if it is determined that:
(1) The structure impedes the flow of vehicular or pedestrian traffic.
(2) The structure presents a hazardous situation endangering public safety.
(3) The structure infringes on the rights of residents and/or property owners in the area.
(4) Any of the guidelines contained in Section 1154.04 are not being satisfied.
(5) The structure is identified as a source of activity, proscribed in Section 1154.02(c).
(b) The office of the City Engineer shall prepare a notice which shall contain the violation or violations and which shall state that if the outdoor telephone pay station is not removed within ten days, the outdoor telephone pay station shall be removed by the City pursuant to this chapter. This notice shall be sent by certified mail, return receipt requested, to the applicant and/or the telephone company supplying the service.
(c) The cost of removal of any such telephone equipment shall be considered a debt owed to the City by the applicant and/or the telephone company supplying the service.
(d) If within ten days of receipt of the notice of violation or violations, the property owner, the applicant (if different from the property owner), and the telephone company supplying the service file an appeal from the determination of the office of the City Engineer together with the required filing fee for such appeal, which shall not be waived, with the Clerk of the Planning Commission, a hearing on the determination made by the office of the City Engineer and the appeal shall be scheduled within forty-five working days from the date of the filing of said appeal with the Clerk.
(Ord. 99-289. Passed 11-8-99.)