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17.46.070 Liability.

A.  The Distributor of any Publication Box shall be liable for any and all damages to any Person who is injured or otherwise suffers damages resulting from the placement of a Publication Box within the Right-of-Way, or by reason of the Distributor’s failure to keep the Publication Box in safe condition and good repair.  Said Distributor(s) shall be liable to the City of Portland for any amounts which may be paid or incurred by the City by reason of all claims, judgments or settlements, and for all reasonable costs of defense, including investigation costs and attorney fees, by reason of said Distributor(s)’ failure to satisfy the obligations imposed by the Charter and Code of the City of Portland to maintain and repair such Publication Box.

B.  The adjacent property owner shall not be liable for any damages to any Person who is injured or otherwise suffers damages resulting from the placement of a Publication Box directly adjacent to their property.