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17.68.010 Injuring or Destroying.

City Code Section

(Amended by Ordinances 153667 and 182760, effective June 5, 2009.)  

  1. It is unlawful for any person to cut, break, injure, destroy or deface any pole, post, standard, tower, lamp, wire, cable, conduit, fixture, appliance or appurtenance erected, constructed or used for the public lighting or the City, whether owned by the City or by any public utility contracting with the City for public lighting.  Any person injuring or destroying street lighting facilities shall repair and/or replace them in accordance with current design standards and the approval of the Bureau of Transportation.  All costs shall be paid by the person that injures or destroys the street lighting facilities.