Village of Piermont, NY
Rockland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Piermont 11-14-1977 by L.L. No. 27-1977 as Ch. 76 of the 1977 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 172.
It is hereby declared and found that the erection and maintenance of poles and wires in, over, under and upon the streets or public places of the Village should be subject to supervision and administrative control for the purpose of safeguarding the health, convenience, safety, aesthetic sensibilities and general welfare of the people of the Village.
No person shall, except upon written permit issued by the Board of Trustees, erect or relocate telegraph, telephone, electric light or other poles or string wires in, over, under or upon the streets or public grounds of the Village.
Application for such permit shall be accompanied by a fee as per a schedule adopted by the Board of Trustees. The Board may, by resolution, waive or modify these requirements when a permit or permits required hereunder are issued to a municipality or public utility corporation.
Not more than a single row of poles for supporting wires of any kind shall be erected on any street, and all telephone, telegraph and electric wires shall, when strung for use, be 16 or more feet above the grade line of the street at all points.