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Title: 5 - Business Regulations

Chapter: 08 - CATV Systems

Section: 40 - Uses permitted grantee

Any franchise granted pursuant to the provisions of this chapter shall authorize and permit the grantee to engage in the business of operating and providing a CATV system in the county, and for that purpose to erect, install, construct, repair, replace, reconstruct, maintain and retain in, on, over, under, upon, across, and along any public street, such poles, wires, cable, conductors, ducts, conduit, vaults, manholes, amplifiers, appliances, attachments, and other property as may be necessary and appurtenant to the CATV system and in addition,, so to use, operate, and provide similar facilities or properties rented or leased from other persons, firms or corporations, including but not limited to any public utility or other grantee franchised or permitted to do business in the county.

No franchise granted hereunder shall be construed as a franchise, permit or license to transmit any special program or event for which a separate and distinct charge is made to the subscriber in the manner commonly known and referred to as "pay television," and no grantee shall directly or indirectly install, maintain or operate on any television set a coin box or other devices or means for collection of money for individual programs.

The grantee may make a charge to subscribers for installation or connection to its CATV system and a fixed monthly charge as filed and approved as herein provided. No increase in the rates and charges to subscribers as set forth in the schedule filed and approved with grantee\'s application, may be made without the prior approval of the board expressed by resolution.

 

(Ord. 72-6 § 4, 1972.)