1026.16   COMPLIANCE.
   The Village hereby declares that its policy and intent in adopting this chapter is to fully comply with the requirements of the Act, and the provisions hereof should be construed in such a manner as to achieve that purpose.  The Village shall comply in all respects with the requirements of the Act, including but not limited to the following:
   (a)   Exempting certain route maps from the Freedom of Information Act, Public Act No. 442 of 1976, being M.C.L.A. 15.231 to 15.246, as provided in division 1026.03(c);
   (b)   Allowing certain previously issued permits to satisfy the permit requirements hereof, in accordance with division 1026.03(f);
   (c)   Allowing existing providers additional time in which to submit an application for a permit, and excusing such providers from the five hundred dollar ($500.00) application fee, in accordance with Section 1026.03(g);
   (d)   Approving or denying an application for a permit within 45 days from the date a telecommunications provider files an application for a permit for access to and usage of a public right-of-way within the Village, in accordance with Section 1026.04(a);
   (e)   Notifying the MPSC when the Village has granted or denied a permit, in accordance with Section 1026.04(a);
   (f)   Not unreasonably denying an application for a permit, in accordance with Section 1026.04(a);
   (g)   Issuing a permit in the form approved by the MPSC, with or without additional or different permit terms, as provided in Section 1026.04(b);
   (h)   Limiting the conditions imposed on the issuance of a permit to the telecommunications provider’s access and usage of the public right-of-way, in accordance with Section 1026.04(c);
   (i)   Not requiring a bond of a telecommunications provider which exceeds the reasonable cost to ensure that the public right-of-way is returned to its original condition during and after the telecommunication provider’s access and use, in accordance with Section 1026.04(d);
   (j)   Not charging any telecommunications providers any additional fees for construction or engineering permits, in accordance with Section 1026.05;
   (k)   Providing each telecommunications provider affected by the Village’s right-of- way fees with a copy of this chapter, in accordance with Section 1026.10;
   (l)   Submitting an annual report to the Authority, in accordance with Section 1026.13; and
   (m)   Not holding a cable television operator in default for a failure to pay certain franchise fees, in accordance with Section 1026.14.
(Ord. 2002-07.  Passed 11-11-02.)