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Title: 5 - Business Regulations

Chapter: 08 - CATV Systems

Section: 90 - Permits installation and service

A.  Within thirty days after acceptance of any franchise, the grantee shall proceed with due diligence to obtain all necessary permits and authorizations which are required in the conduct of its business, including, but not limited to, any utility joint use attachments agreements, microwave carrier licenses, and any other permits, licenses and authorizations to be granted by duly constituted regulatory agencies having jurisdiction over the operation of CATV systems, or their associated microwave transmission facilities.

B.  Within ninety days after obtaining all necessary permits, licenses and authorizations grantee shall commence construction and installation of the CATV system.

C.  Within ninety days after the commencement of construction and installation of the system, grantee shall proceed to render service to subscribers, and the completion of the construction and installation shall be pursued with reasonable diligence thereafter, so that service to all areas designated on the map accompanying the application for franchise, as provided in Section 5.08.200, shall be provided within one year from the date that service was first provided.

D.  Failure on the part of the grantee to commence and diligently pursue each of the foregoing requirements and to complete each of the matters set forth herein, shall be grounds for termination of such franchise, under and pursuant to the terms of Section 5.08.050 provided, however, that the board in its discretion may extend the time for the commencement and completion of construction and installation for additional periods in the event the grantee, acting in good faith, experiences delays by reason of circumstances beyond his control.

 

(Ord. 72-6 § 9, 1972.)