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File #: 2015-2337    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 12/4/2015 In control: Committee on Public Works
On agenda: 12/15/2015 Final action: 12/21/2015
Enactment date: 12/21/2015 Enactment #: 70
Effective date: 12/28/2015    
Title: Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code, Title 4: Public Place and Property, Article II: Telecommunications, Chapter 425- Cable Communications; by amending language to Sections 425.02, 425.03, 425.07, 425.08, 425.13 and 425.20.
Sponsors: Theresa Kail-Smith
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 04 - PUBLIC PLACES
Attachments: 1. 2015-2337
Title
Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code, Title 4: Public Place and Property, Article II: Telecommunications, Chapter 425- Cable Communications; by amending language to Sections 425.02, 425.03, 425.07, 425.08, 425.13 and 425.20.


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WHEREAS, the duties of managing and maintaining telecommunications users of the public rights-of-way were originally vested in the Department of City Information Services, and said Department is now the Department of Innovation and Performance; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Public Works will now assume the duties of managing and maintaining telecommunications users of the public rights-of-way,

The Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby enacts as follows:

Section 1. Amending the Pittsburgh City Code, Title 4: Public Place and Property, Article II: Telecommunications, Chapter 425- Cable Communications; by amending language to Sections 425.02, 425.03, 425.07, 425.08, 425.13 and 425.20 as follows:

? 425.02 - DEFINITIONS.
For the purpose of this Chapter and any agreement awarding a Franchise in accordance herewith, the following definitions apply in this Chapter. References hereafter referred to as "sections" are, unless otherwise specified, references to sections of this Chapter. Defined terms remain defined terms whether or not capitalized. When not inconsistent with the context, words used in the present tense include the future tense, words in the single number include the plural number, words in the plural number include the singular, reference to a masculine gender shall include the feminine. The words "shall" and "will" are mandatory, and "may" is permissive. Words not defined shall be given their common and ordinary meaning.
(a) BASIC SERVICE. Any Cable Service tier that includes the lawful retransmission of local television broadcast signals and any Public, Educational, and Governmental Access programming required by this Chapter or a Franchise Agreement to be carried on the basic tier. B...

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