(a)   No person may construct a multichannel video system in the City to provide multichannel video service in the City without first obtaining from the City a franchise authorizing the construction of such a system.
   (b)   No multichannel video provider may provide multichannel video service to any person in the City unless a franchise from the City authorizing same is in full force and effect at all times while such service is being provided.
   (c)   The City shall act expeditiously on any request for a franchise so as to allow the prompt provision of service while ensuring that the public interest is met and that residents are not discriminated against based on race, ethnic status, income or other inappropriate basis.
(Ord. Unno.  Passed 5-16-05.)