[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Trappe as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 8-18-1899 by Ord. No. 10 (Part 6, Ch. 2, Art. E, of the 1987 Code)]
Every telegraph, telephone and electric company which now or in the future maintains or uses poles on any street or alley in the Borough is required:
To submit to the official inspection of every pole.
To remove defective or dangerous poles from the public highway immediately upon written notice so to do duty survey by the inspector or any person appointed by Council so to do.
To pay or cause to be paid to the Borough the cost thereof if the neglect or refusal of the corporation compels the Borough to remove such poles.
To annually pay or cause to be paid to the Borough Treasurer on or before the first Monday of March of each year a license fee as shall be set by resolution of the Borough Council from time to time for each pole occupying or being upon public highways of the Borough.
The penalty for every violation of any of the provisions and requirements of this article shall be a fine of $5 for each pole concerning which there is such violation to be recovered for the use of the Borough, to be recovered as fines and penalties are by law recoverable.