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File #: ORD. 2019-293    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Withdrawn
File created: 10/15/2019 In control: Governmental Operations Standing Committee
On agenda: 11/14/2019 Final action: 11/13/2019
Title: To amend City Code ?? 28-837, concerning records of facilities, 28-857, concerning the authority required for the placement and use of poles, wires, and conduits, and 28-862, concerning joint use of existing poles or conduits and board of arbitrators, and to amend ch. 28, art. VII, by adding therein a new div. 3 (?? 28-876-28-882) for the purpose of authorizing the Director of Public Utilities to issue permits for the installation of wireless facilities in the public right-of-way.
Patrons: Andreas Addison
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2019-293 - Withdrawn 20191113
TITLE
To amend City Code ?? 28-837, concerning records of facilities, 28-857, concerning the authority required for the placement and use of poles, wires, and conduits, and 28-862, concerning joint use of existing poles or conduits and board of arbitrators, and to amend ch. 28, art. VII, by adding therein a new div. 3 (?? 28-876-28-882) for the purpose of authorizing the Director of Public Utilities to issue permits for the installation of wireless facilities in the public right-of-way.

BODY
THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:
? 1. That sections 28-837, 28-857, and 28-862 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2015) be and are hereby amended and reordained as follows:
Sec. 28-837. Records of facilities.
The Director shall keep on file suitable records showing electric wiring, poles, streetlights and other facilities owned, rented, maintained or used by the electric utility, including, but not limited to, showing of privately-owned facilities sited on the electric utility's poles and other facilities.
Sec. 28-857. Authority required for work.
Persons, except City departments, and except as otherwise provided in Article VII, Division 3 of this chapter, desiring to install, construct, maintain, alter or use poles, wires, cables, conduits, manholes, transformers or any appurtenances using electricity in, over or under the streets of the City shall first obtain authority to do so from the [City Council] Director.
Sec. 28-862. Joint use; board of arbitrators.
(a) Persons whom the City Council or the Director has authorized to install, construct, maintain, alter or use poles, wires, cables, conduits, manholes, transformers or any appurtenances using electricity in, over or under the City streets should, before applying for a permit to erect poles or install conduits, first determine the advisability of using existing poles or conduits. Persons may apply to the owners of existing poles and conduits in the streets for permission to install...

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