[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Paterson as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 10-13-2015 by Ord. No. 15-077]
All owners of underground utilities shall be responsible for any and all costs associated with the protection and/or relocation of their utilities if said utilities interfere with the City's ability to repair and/or maintain its utilities.
All owners of underground utilities shall be responsible for any and all costs associated with the repair of any damage done to any City of Paterson utility caused by the construction and/or relocation of that company's utility.
All owners of underground utilities shall promptly, when notified by the City of a conflict, take the necessary steps to protect and/or relocate their utilities. Failure by the utility owner to act promptly may result in the City performing the work and having all associated costs borne by the respective utility owner(s). This shall also include the costs of any potential relocation of residents caused by such disturbance.
Failure to comply with the provisions of this article shall result in a revocation of any construction permit(s) currently in place for said utility owner, and suspension of the issuance of new permits, until the matter is addressed to the satisfaction of the City.