Cable Television Regulations
EDITOR'S NOTE: Ordinance 1993-151, passed December 8, 1993, adopted the Rules of the Federal Communications Commission and procedural rules for the purpose of regulating cable television rates in the Village. Copies of this ordinance and of the latest relevant legislation may be obtained, at cost, from the Village Clerk.
808.01   Authority; findings; intent.
808.02   Definitions.
808.03   Franchise purposes.
808.04   Franchise required.
808.05   Franchise terms; renewals.
808.06   Franchise territory.
808.07   Interpretation and application of chapter; rules and regulations; compliance.
808.08   Transfers of franchises.
808.09   Purchase by Village.
808.10   Geographical coverage; multiple dwelling units (MDUs).
808.11   Franchises to be nonexclusive.
808.12   Multiple franchises.
808.13   Initial franchise or renewal applications; fee.
808.14   Consideration of initial applications.
808.15   Franchise renewals.
808.16   Consumer protection and service standards.
808.17   Rate regulation; senior citizen discounts; promotions; broadcast basic service; guaranteed service calls.
808.18   Franchise fee.
808.19   Design and construction requirements; street and other public improvements.
808.20   Technical standards; tests.
808.21   Trimming of trees.
808.22   Provision of cable to public facilities.
808.23   Indemnification of Village.
808.24   Insurance; construction completion bond; performance bond.
808.25   Records required and grantor's right to inspect.
808.26   Annual reports.
808.27   Institutional network; interconnection with other government networks.
808.28   Public, educational or government (PEG) access channels and facilities.
808.29   Franchise violation.
808.30   Force majeure; grantee's inability to perform.
808.31   Abandonment or removal of franchise property.
808.32   Extended operation and continuity of services.
808.33   Receivership and foreclosure.
808.34   Rights reserved to grantor.
808.35   Rights of individuals.
808.36   Time limits strictly construed.
808.37   Delegation of authority.
808.38   Conflicts of laws.
808.39   Separability.
808.40   VSP fees.
808.99   Penalty.
   Interrupting or impairing television service - see Ohio R.C. 2909.04
   Regulation of political broadcasts - see Ohio R.C. 3599.09
   "Property" defined to include cable television service - see GEN. OFF. 606.01
   "Services" defined to include cable television service - see GEN. OFF. 642.01
   Cable television system customer service standards - see B.R. & T. Ch. 806
   Telecommunications and utility systems and facilities - see B. & H. Ch. 1483