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(a) Any cable system constructed in the County must meet or exceed the technical standards under applicable law. All television signals transmitted on a cable system must include any closed captioning information for the hearing impaired. Antennas, supporting structures, and outside plant used in the cable system must comply with the recommendations of the Electronics Industries Association and applicable federal and local regulations on tower structures and outside plant.
(b) All construction, installation and maintenance must comply with the National Electrical Safety Code, the National Electric Code, the Bell System Code of Pole Line Construction, all state and local regulations, and accepted industry practices.
(c) The franchisee must perform at its expense proof of performance tests designed to demonstrate compliance with the requirements of applicable law at the stages of construction specified in the franchise agreement. The franchisee must provide the proof of performance test results promptly to the County.
(d) The County may require periodic proof of performance tests to be performed at the expense of the franchisee after the completion of construction. The franchisee must provide the test results promptly to the County.
(e) The franchisee must advise the County when a proof of performance test is scheduled so that the County may have an observer present. (FY 1991 L.M.C., ch. 3, § 1; 2006 L.M.C., ch. 34, § 1.)