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15.20.010 DEFINITIONS.

The following words whenever used in this chapter shall be construed as defined in this section:

(1) Grantee means every person holding or operating a public utility in the City under a permit, or by virtue of a franchise acquired under the constitution and laws of this state, including such franchises as may have been acquired by virtue of Section 19, Article XI of the constitution prior to its amendment on October 10, 1911, or otherwise;

(2) Public utilities shall have the meaning as defined in the Public Utilities Act of the state.