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Title: 5 - Business Regulations

Chapter: 08 - CATV Systems

Section: 110 - Property of granteeRemoval and abandonment

A.  In the event that the use of any part of the CATV system is discontinued for any reason for a continuous period of twelve months, or in the event such system or property has been installed in any street or public place without complying with the requirements of grantee\'s franchise of this chapter, or the franchise has been terminated, cancelled or has expired, the grantee shall promptly, upon being given ten days notice, remove from the streets or public places all such property and poles of such system other than any which the director of public works may permit to be abandoned in place. In the event of such removal, the grantee shall promptly restore the street or other area from which such property has been removed to a condition satisfactory to the director of public works.

B. Any property of the grantee remaining in place thirty days after the termination or expiration of the franchise shall be considered permanently abandoned. The director of public works may extend such time not to exceed an additional thirty days.

C.  Any property of the grantee to be abandoned in place shall be abandoned in such manner, as the director of public works shall prescribe. Upon permanent abandonment of the property of the grantee in place, the property shall become that of the county, and the grantee shall submit to the director of public works an instrument in writing, to be approved by the county counsel, transferring to the county the ownership of such property.

 

(Ord. 72-6 § 11, 1972.)