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3.16.032. Nature of grant

            A franchise shall not convey title, equitable or legal, in the rights-of-way.  A franchise is only the right to occupy rights-of-way on a non-exclusive basis for the limited purposes and for the limited period stated in the franchise; the right may not be subdivided, assigned, or subleased, except as may be expressly provided in a franchise agreement.  A franchise does not excuse a provider from obtaining appropriate access or pole attachment agreements before colocating its system on the property of others, including the City's property.  This Section shall not be construed to prohibit a provider from leasing conduit to another provider, so long as the lessee has obtained a franchise.

Ord. No.97-35, Recodified, 6/19/1997
Ord. No. 97-62, Enacted, 10/16/1997
Ord. No. 00-44, Amended, 10/19/2000

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