§ 747-7. Limited Franchise Permit  

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  • The provisions of said limited franchise permit shall require the limited franchise permittee to apply for said permit to the office of the director of public works with a copy to the office of cable communications under the following terms and conditions:

    (a) The limited franchise permit fees shall be payable upon approval by the city of an application for a limited franchise permit.

    (b) Limited franchise permittees shall remain subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to all ordinances of the city governing the use of city rights-of-way (e.g. Chapter 718 of the Cincinnati Municipal Code), inspection codes, building codes, zoning codes and the like as the same may be amended from time to time; and any and all fees connected with obtaining permits, applications or inspections required by law shall be the sole responsibility of the permittee.

    (c) Length of the limited franchise permit shall be seven years from the date on which the permit is granted. Permit shall remain in full force and effect and shall be renewable for an additional seven years absent a showing by the city that permittee has acted in bad faith or that good cause exists for revoking said permit.

    (d) In the event that the city shall elect to alter the grade or other physical characteristic of any city right-of-way, the permittee shall relocate its facilities to accommodate such changes, in accordance with city requirements, at the permittee's sole expense.

    (e) The permittee shall be responsible to obtain any and all easements and permits, at its sole expense, from existing public utilities for the placement of its facilities in the city rights-of-way.

(Ordained by Ord. No. 191-1984, eff. May 9, 1984)