Borough of Clifton Heights, PA
Delaware County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Clifton Heights by Ord. No. 86 (Ch. 13, Part 4, of the 1988 Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be the duty of the Highway Committee to cause a thorough inspection to be made at least once in every year of all telegraph, telephone, electric light and trolley poles erected within the Borough limits, and if any pole shall be found defective or dangerous from any cause, they shall notify the owner of such pole, who shall forthwith replace the same with a sound pole, and if the said owner neglects or refuses to replace such defective pole within 48 hours after receiving such notification, he or they shall be liable to a fine of $5 for each and every day during which said neglect or refusal shall continue, to be collected as debts of like amount are now by law recoverable.
[Amended in 1962 by Ord. No. 399; 1963 by Ord. No. 410; 8-15-1988 by Ord. No. 682]
All telegraph, utility and similar poles now erected or hereafter to be erected in the Borough of Clifton Heights shall be designated by the names or initials of the owner of such poles, and each of such poles shall be marked legibly in oil paint with a distinctive number, together with the names or initials of such owner. It shall be the duty of every such owner or owners, on or before the first Monday of April 1896 and annually thereafter on the first Monday of January in each year, to make application to the Secretary of Council for a license for the ensuing year to maintain the poles theretofore erected and to specify the poles so to be maintained by their designation, as provided for in this section, and the Secretary of Council shall issue a license to such applicant, which license shall authorize the maintenance of the poles designated in the application only, for the period of one year from the first day of January of the year for which the said application is made and no longer, and the charge for issuing such license shall be as established from time to time by the Borough Council for each and every pole authorized to be maintained thereby. The said license fee shall be paid to the Secretary of the Borough for the use of the said Borough.
[Amended in 1962 by Ord. No. 399; 1963 by Ord. No. 410; 8-15-1988 by Ord. No. 682]
No telegraph, utility or similar pole or poles shall be erected hereafter in the Borough of Clifton Heights unless a license therefor shall be secured from the Secretary of the Borough. The license fee for every such pole to be erected shall be as established from time to time by the Borough Council, which fee shall be paid to the Borough Secretary for the use of the Borough.
[Amended 2-21-1896 by Ord. No. 87; 8-15-1988 by Ord. No. 682; 9-19-1988 by Ord. No. 681]
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $600, plus costs, and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 30 days. Every day that a violation of this chapter continues shall constitute a separate offense.