Town of Elkton, VA
Rockingham County
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It shall be the duty of the Electrical Inspector to so direct the placing of poles and wires in the streets, alleys and public places of the town that the same shall cause as little obstruction as possible, either to public travel on such thoroughfares or to the private use and enjoyment of adjacent property.
It shall be unlawful for any person to erect or use in the streets, alleys and public places of the town, any poles rejected or condemned by the Electrical Inspector.
No person owning and using any poles in any street, alley or public place in the town shall fail or refuse, after five days' notice from the Electrical Inspector, to relocate any pole the location of which the Electrical Inspector shall require to be changed.
It shall be the duty of the Electrical Inspector to compel the removal of unsafe, superfluous or improperly located poles in the streets, alleys or public places of the town. No person owning and using any such poles shall fail or refuse, after five days' notice from the Electrical Inspector, to remove any pole or poles deemed by such Electrical Inspector to be unsafe, unsuitable or improperly located.
The Electrical Inspector shall cause all wires that have not been used for 30 days, and which are known as dead wires, to be removed at once at the expense of the owners of such wires; provided, however, that all dead wires of telephone companies shall be detached from the buildings with which they have been connected.
It shall also be the duty of the Electrical Inspector to compel the pruning or removal of trees interfering with poles or wires.