(a)   A franchisee shall at all times be subject to and comply with the law. A franchisee shall at all times be subject to all lawful exercises of the police power of the city.
   (b)   Except as specifically provided in this chapter or under the terms of a franchise agreement, the failure of the city on one or more occasions to exercise a right or to require compliance or performance under this chapter or a franchise agreement shall not be deemed to constitute a waiver of such right or a waiver of compliance or performance.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, the city shall not be relieved of the obligation to provide notices required by law.
   (c)   The City Council may waive any of the provisions of this chapter through specific exemptions in a franchise agreement in order to further the public purpose in a particular situation, except for those provisions required by law.  No waiver shall unduly discriminate against any other operator of a cable system.
(Ord. 97-2, passed 1-9-1997)