City of Watertown, NY
Jefferson County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Watertown as Ch. 23 of the 1949 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 265.
Trees — See Ch. 287.
[Amended 3-7-1955]
No person shall erect, install or maintain upon, over, through, in or under any street or public place any pole, rod, bracket, fixture or device of any nature for the support of electrical wires, cables or conductors, or any cable, conduit, wire or conductor of any nature for conducting electrical energy or radio or television signals, without the written permission of and under such conditions as may be prescribed by the City Engineer and Chief of Police.
No person shall erect, install or maintain any wire or cable across any street or public place within a distance of 21 feet from the ground.
[Added 12-1-1986 by L.L. No. 1-1986]
Any person, firm or corporation violating any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of not less than $50 nor more than $250 or imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both. Each day of continued violation is a separate and distinct offense.
Editor's Note: Former §§ 306-3 through 306-8, regarding police or fire alarm systems and emergency cutoff of current, were repealed 12-5-2005.