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ORDINANCE NS-864 REPEALING AND RE-ENACTING <br />SECTION 9334 AND ADDING SECTIONS 9335,9336, 9337, <br />AND 9338 TO PART 3, CHAPTER 3, ARTICLE IX OF THE <br />SANTA ANA MUNICIPAL CODE TO PROVIDE FOR UNDERGROUND <br />UTILITY LINES <br /> <br /> THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA DOES ORDAIN AS <br />FOLLOWS: <br /> <br /> SECTION 1: That the Santa Ana Municipal Code is hereby <br />amended by repealing and re-enacting Section 9334 thereof and <br />adding new sections numbered 9335, 9336, 9337, and 9338 to Part 3, <br />Chapter 3, Article IX thereof to read in words and figures as <br />follows: <br /> <br />Section 9334. utility Lines Shall Be Placed Underground. <br /> Utility lines, including, but not limited to, electric, <br />communications, street lighting, and cable television, shall <br />be placed underground within any new, revised, or reactivated <br />residential subdivision. The subdivider is responsible for <br />making the necessary arrangements with the involved utility <br />companies for the installation of such facilities. For the <br />purpose of this Section, appurtenances and associated equip- <br />ment such as surface mounted transformers, pedestal mounted <br />terminal boxes and meter cabinets, and concealed ducts in an <br />underground system may be placed above ground outside the <br />street right of way. A utility line, the main purpose of <br />which is not within the original boundaries of the subdivision, <br />and those utility lines which were in service in the area <br />covered by the tentative map prior to the filing of the <br />tentative map, may be placed above ground. <br /> <br />Section 9335. Underground Utilities Shall Be Installed <br /> Prior To Street Improvement. <br /> <br /> Underground utility lines which cross underneath the right <br />of way of any street, alley, or way shall be installed prior <br />to the improvement of any such street, alley, or way in the <br />subdivision. <br /> <br />Section 9336. Waiver of Underground Requirements. <br /> The Advisory Agency may waive the requirements of <br />Sections 9334 or 9335 if topographical, soil, or any other <br />condition makes such underground installations unreasonable or <br />impractical. <br /> <br />Section 9337. Application for Wai~er... <br /> When a waiver of Sections 9334 or 9335 is sought, a written <br />application for such waiver shall be filed With the tentative <br />map explaining the justification for such request, <br /> <br />Section 9338. Temporary Installations May Be Above Ground. <br /> Above ground installation of utilities may be permitted on <br />a temporary basis when such utilities are reasonably required <br />during construction; provided, however, that such utilities <br />shall be removed or placed underground prior to the final <br />exoneration of street improvement bonds. <br /> <br /> SECTION 2: That this Ordinance shall take effect thirty days <br />from and after the date of its adoption. <br /> <br /> PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of Santa <br />Ana at its regular meeting held on the 16thday of J~uar~ , 1967. <br /> <br />CLERK OF THE COUNCIL <br /> <br />-1- <br /> <br /> <br />