Borough of Ephrata, PA
Lancaster County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Ephrata: Art. I, 7-11-1940 as Ord. No. 618. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Electricity — See Ch. 165.
Cable television franchise — See Ch. A329.
Telephone franchise — See Ch. A343.
[Adopted 7-11-1940 as Ord. No. 618]

§ 239-1 Permission required prior to attachment to borough utility poles. [1]

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.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.

§ 239-2 Effect upon prior agreements.

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.

§ 239-3 Proximity of poles and aerials to high-tension lines.

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.

§ 239-4 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 2-9-1976 by Ord. No. 1002[1]]
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.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.