For the purposes of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   COMMUNITY ANTENNA TELEVISION SYSTEM (hereinafter called CATV SYSTEM). A system of antennas, coaxial cables, wires, wave guides or other conductors, equipment or facility designed, constructed or used primarily for the interception and receipt of television or radio signals, directly or indirectly off the air, and the distribution or transmission of the signals by means of cables or other similar devices to subscribers; but the term shall not include:
      (1)   Any facility that serves fewer than 50 subscribers;
      (2)   Any facility that serves only the residents of one or more apartment dwellings under common ownership, control or management, and commercial establishments located on the premises of the apartment house; and
      (3)   Any facility that serves only the residents of one or more overnight residential business establishments (for example, hotels, motels and the like) or any commercial establishments or private organizations or associations that services only its own employees, members of the general public upon its own premises, or its own members as the case may be.
   FRANCHISE. The permission, license, franchise or authority given hereunder to conduct and operate a community antenna television system in the county.
   GRANTEE. The person defined to whom or to which a franchise is granted by the Board of Commissioners under this chapter or anyone who succeeds the person in accordance with the provisions of the franchise.
(1984 Code, § 2-7-16) (Ord. passed 1-4-1982)