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).)