9-35 CARRIER AND UTILITY FRANCHISES AND REGULATION
CARRIER AND UTILITY FRANCHISES AND REGULATION
Street lighting--Utility poles, pipes, and other facilities in public places--Rate
regulation--Municipally owned utilities.
Street railway tracks in first or second class municipalities--Duration of franchise--Municipality's option to purchase.
Grant of franchise subject to approval by voters--Exception.
Adoption of franchise ordinance--Publication and notice of election.
Majority vote of voters required for franchise.
Maximum duration of franchise.
Extension of streets, alleys, sewers, and waterworks through railroad property--Restoration of railroad property.
Maintenance of railroad crossings and drainage works.
Maintenance by railroads of safety devices at crossings--Grade changes--Fencing of
Steam, heat, and refrigeration systems--Bond issues.
Buses and taxis--Intercity service.
Municipal bus or transit service authorized--Territory serviced.
Petition for bus or transit service.
Contents of petition for bus or transit service--Conduct of election.
Air pollution abatement in operation of municipal bus service.
"Community antenna television system" defined.
Need for local regulation of CATV systems.
Regulation of CATV systems by ordinance.
Service requirement for CATV systems--Performance bonds--Expiration dates.
Quality standards for CATV systems--Regulation of rents or rates and installation
Map of underground equipment of CATV system.
Occupational tax against CATV system.
Prior ordinances for operation of CATV systems validated.
Construction, maintenance, and lease of CATV system by municipality.
Authority of franchising authority to require franchise of cable operator--Ordinance.
Grant of additional franchises to other cable operators--Terms.