(a)   The purposes of this chapter are to regulate access to and ongoing use of public rights-of-way by telecommunications providers for their telecommunications facilities while protecting the public health, safety, and welfare and exercising reasonable control of the public rights-of-way in compliance with the Metropolitan Extension Telecommunications Rights-of-Way Oversight Act (Public Act No. 48 of 2002) (“Act”) and other applicable law, and to ensure that the Village qualifies for distributions under the Act by modifying the fees charged to providers and complying with the Act.
   (b)   Nothing in this chapter shall be construed in such a manner as to conflict with the Act or other applicable law.
(Ord. 2002-07.  Passed 11-11-02.)