[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Ephrata: Art. I, 7-11-1940 as Ord. No. 618. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Use and Erection of Utility Poles
[Adopted 7-11-1940 as Ord. No. 618]
From and after the passage of this Article, it shall be unlawful for any person, corporation or association, either in person or by its servants, agents or employees, to make any attachment of any kind to the utility poles of the Borough of Ephrata without first having obtained authority to do so from the Borough Manager of the Borough of Ephrata.
This Article shall not alter or change in any way any existing agreements for the use of the utility poles of the Borough of Ephrata.
From and after the passage of this Article, it shall be unlawful for any person, corporation or association, either in person or by its servants, agents or employees, to erect or maintain any pole or aerial nearer to the high-tension lines of the Borough of Ephrata, as they are now located or as they may hereafter be located, than the height of the pole or aerial without first having obtained permission to do so from the Borough Engineer. This provision shall apply whether the pole or aerial is erected from the ground or is supported from a rooftop or other structure above the ground.
[Amended 2-9-1976 by Ord. No. 1002]
Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this Article shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine not exceeding six hundred dollars ($600.) and costs of prosecution and, in default of payment of the fine and costs, shall undergo imprisonment in the Lancaster County Prison for a period not exceeding thirty (30) days. Every day that a violation of this Article continues shall constitute a separate offense.