CHAPTER 8A. CABLE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM.
Sec. 8A.620. Miscellaneous.
(a) From and after the effective date of this chapter, it shall be
unlawful for any person to construct, install or maintain within any public
street in the city, or within any other public property of the city, or within
any privately owned area within the city which has not yet become a public
street but is designated or delineated as a proposed public street on any
tentative subdivision map approved by the city, any equipment or facilities for
distributing any television signals or radio signals through a cable
communications system, unless a franchise authorizing such use of such street or
property or area has first been obtained pursuant to the provisions of this
chapter, and unless such franchise is in full force and effect.
(b) It shall
be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to make or use any unauthorized
connection, whether physically, electrically, acoustically, inductively or
otherwise, with any part of a franchised cable communications system within the
city for the purpose of enabling himself or others to receive or use any
television signal, radio signal, picture, program or sound, without payment to
the owner of the system.
(c) It shall be unlawful for any person, without
the consent of the owner, to willfully tamper with, remove or injure any cables,
wires or equipment used for distribution of television signals, radio signals,
pictures, programs or sound.
(d) Upon request of the city no more than once
per year, grantee shall provide written notice to each subscriber of the
subscriber's right to complain in writing to the city of grantee's failure to
resolve a service complaint which is preventable and reasonably within grantee's
control. The proper address of the city clerk to whom complaints may be directed
shall be included in such notice. Such notice shall be delivered to subscribers
or published in a newspaper of general circulation in the franchise area. (Ord.
No. 1097, § 1 (part).)