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  82.230.  Regulation of public franchises. — It shall be lawful for any such city in such charter, or by amendment thereof, to provide for regulating and controlling the exercise by any person or corporation of any public franchise or privilege in any of the streets or public places of such city, whether such franchises or privileges have been granted by said city, or by or under the state of Missouri, or any other authority.


(RSMo 1939 § 7637)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 7494; 1919 § 8905; 1909 § 9753

(1972) Although CATV system does not specifically fall within definition of public utility under Missouri law, it could be included and under authority granted cities to regulate public franchises or privileges a city may regulate CATV and must follow procedures specified in ordinance. Springfield Television, Inc. v. City of Springfield (CA Mo.), 462 F.2d 21.

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