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17.68.040 Requirements for Lights on New or Reconstructed Streets.

(Added by Ordinance No. 153667; amended by Ordinance No. 182760, effective June 5, 2009.)

A.  All new or reconstructed streets in the City associated with either privately or publicly funded projects must be provided with street lights corresponding to City lighting standards.

B.  Design, plans and specifications for streetlights to be installed or altered shall be first approved by the Bureau of Transportation.

C.  The full cost of providing the street lighting improvements shall be paid by the permittee or funding source used for the street construction costs.