Borough of Carlisle, PA
Cumberland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Carlisle 3-10-1977 by Ord. No. 1246, approved 3-10-1977. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 89.
Streets and sidewalks generally — See Ch. 223.
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person or entity to hereafter erect within the Borough of Carlisle any utility wire, including an electric power company wire, above any public street or alley, including the rights-of-way of same, without prior approval of Borough Council.
B. 
In the event that Subsection A hereof should be deemed invalid by the courts, it shall be unlawful for any person or entity to hereafter erect within the Borough of Carlisle a transmission line of an electric power company, or combination of such lines, of over 12 kilovolts without prior approval of Borough Council.
C. 
In the event Subsections A and B hereof should be deemed invalid by the courts, it shall be unlawful for any person or entity to erect within the Borough of Carlisle a transmission line of an electric power company, or combination of such lines, of over 30 kilovolts without prior approval of Borough Council.
[Amended 4-14-1977 by Ord. No. 1262, approved 4-14-1977]
Nothing herein shall apply to a wire or wires serving simply as a local service line into a consumer's premises and attached to a line existing as of the effective date of this chapter.
In determining whether approval shall be given, the Council shall consider the effect upon the public health, safety and general welfare of the line in question and shall act so as to promote the same.
Any person, partnership, firm or corporation who or which shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $600 and costs of prosecution, and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, to imprisonment for not more than 30 days. Each day in which a wire installed in violation of this chapter shall remain so installed shall constitute a separate offense hereunder.