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17.24.000 Purpose and Intent.

The purpose and intent of this Chapter is to:

A.  Permit and manage reasonable access to the public right-of-way of the City;

B.  Conserve the limited physical capacity of those public right-of-way held in trust by the City;

C.  Assure that all persons owning or operating facilities within the public right-of-way comply with applicable ordinances, rules and regulations of the City;

D.  Assure that the City can continue to fairly and responsibly protect the public health, safety and welfare of its citizens.