[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Geddes 4-8-1974 as Ch. 44 of the 1974 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall erect any pole in the streets, sidewalks or public squares of the town, or extend any wire for telephone, telecommunications or other similar purposes or electrical purposes in or across any street or public square of the town, without permission of the Highway Superintendent.
No person, firm, company or corporation shall erect or use any pole in the street, sidewalk, parks or public places of the Town of Geddes, or extend any wire in or across any street, sidewalk, park or public place of the Town of Geddes, for the purpose of cable transmission of television signals without first securing a franchise or permit therefor from the Town Board of the Town of Geddes in accordance with the requirements of Subdivision 7 of § 64 of the Town Law.
No telephone or telecommunication or other similar purpose poles nor any poles whereon wires may be placed or strung shall be hereafter set, placed or erected in the Town of Geddes, New York, until the name of the person or company owning said pole shall be stamped or placed thereon in a legible manner at least one foot and not more than six feet above the ground.
Every telephone or telecommunication or other similar purpose company and every other person or corporation owning and maintaining poles in the Town of Geddes, New York, heretofore placed and erected whereon wires are now strung or may hereafter be strung or placed shall, on or before the first day of December, 1939, place a stamp thereon, with the name of such person or company owning and maintaining said pole, in a legible manner at least one foot and not exceeding six feet above the ground, and shall keep and maintain such name upon such poles.
A violation of §§ 150-1 and 150-2 of this chapter shall be an offense punishable by a fine not to exceed $250, or by imprisonment for a period not to exceed 15 days, or both. Each week's continued violation shall constitute a separate additional violation. In addition, the Town Board shall have other remedies as are provided by law to enforce the provisions of this chapter.