§ 115.17  COMPLIANCE.
   The city 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 city 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 442 of 1976, being M.C.L.A. §§ 15.231 to 15.246, as provided in § 115.04(C) above;
   (B)   Allowing certain previously issued permits to satisfy the permit requirements hereof, in accordance with § 115.04(F) above;
   (C)   Allowing existing providers additional time in which to submit an application for a permit, and excusing the providers from the $500 application fee, in accordance with § 115.04(G) above;
   (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 city, in accordance with § 115.05(A) above;
   (E)   Notifying the MPSC when the city has granted or denied a permit, in accordance with § 115.05(A) above;
   (F)   Not unreasonably denying an application for a permit, in accordance with § 115.05(A) above;
   (G)   Issuing a permit in the form approved by the MPSC, with or without additional or different permit terms, as provided in § 115.05(B) above;
   (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 § 115.05(C) above;
   (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 § 115.05(D) above;
   (J)   Not charging any telecommunications providers any additional fees for construction or engineering permits, in accordance with § 115.06 above;
   (K)   Providing each telecommunications provider affected by the city’s right-of-way fees with a copy of this chapter, in accordance with § 115.11 above;
   (L)   Submitting an annual report to the Authority, in accordance with § 115.14 above; and
   (M)   Not holding a cable television operator in default for a failure to pay certain franchise fees, in accordance with § 115.15 above.
(Ord. passed 3-10-2003)