Change List for this Rule


General Order 95


Section III


Requirements for All Lines


31.5    Joint Use of Poles


Joint use of poles shall be given consideration by all interested parties where construction or reconstruction is involved and where used it shall be subject to the appropriate grade of construction as specified in Section IV . Nothing herein shall be construed as requiring joint use of the same poles, or as granting authority for the use of any poles without the owner’s consent (see Rule 32.2 and Section IX ).


Each party should definitely designate its space requirements on joint poles, which space shall not be occupied without consent, by equipment of any other party.


Non–climbable poles in partial underground distribution systems (see Rules 22.6–D and 22.5 ) shall not be jointly used.


Note:    Revised February 7, 1964 by Decision No. 66707.