Township of East Whiteland, PA
Chester County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of East Whiteland 12-9-1997 by Ord. No. 120-97. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I General Provisions

§ 72-1 Title.

§ 72-2 Findings; purpose.

Article II Terminology

§ 72-3 Word usage.

§ 72-4 Definitions.

Article III Franchise Required; Duration; Business Activities

§ 72-5 Grant of franchise.

§ 72-6 Authority for use of street.

§ 72-7 Nonexclusive franchise.

§ 72-8 Franchise term.

§ 72-9 Area covered.

§ 72-10 Police power.

§ 72-11 Use of facilities.

§ 72-12 Written notice.

§ 72-13 Board approval.

Article IV System Designs and Upgrade

§ 72-14 Construction and upgrade.

§ 72-15 Interconnection.

§ 72-16 Provisions of service.

§ 72-17 Technical standards.

Article V Service Provisions

§ 72-18 Programming and service consultation.

§ 72-19 Emergency alert system.

§ 72-20 Access channels.

§ 72-21 Studio and equipment.

§ 72-22 Remote line telecasting.

Article VI Construction Provisions

§ 72-23 Construction standards.

§ 72-24 Construction code inspections.

§ 72-25 Construction upgrades.

§ 72-26 Use of existing poles.

§ 72-27 Undergrounding of cable.

§ 72-28 Installation procedure.

§ 72-29 Tree trimming.

§ 72-30 Movement of facilities.

Article VII Operation and Reporting Provisions

§ 72-31 Open book and records.

§ 72-32 Communication with regulatory agencies.

§ 72-33 Maps.

Article VIII Consumer Protection Provisions

§ 72-34 Subscriber complaint practices.

§ 72-35 Parental control option.

§ 72-36 Rate charge and rate schedule.

§ 72-37 Local regulatory framework.

Article IX Financial and Insurance Provisions; Security Fund

§ 72-38 Payment to Township.

§ 72-39 Indemnification of Township.

§ 72-40 Liability insurance.

§ 72-41 Township's right to revoke.

§ 72-42 Revocation procedures.

§ 72-43 Security fund.

Article X Foreclosure; Receivership; Abandonment

§ 72-44 Foreclosure.

§ 72-45 Receivership.

§ 72-46 Abandonment.

Article XI Removal; Transfer; Purchase

§ 72-47 Removal after relocation or expiration.

§ 72-48 Sale and transfer of franchise.

Article XII Rights of Individuals Protected

§ 72-49 Discriminatory practices prohibited.

§ 72-50 Subscriber privacy.

Article XIII Miscellaneous Provisions

§ 72-51 Compliance with law.

§ 72-52 Severability and continuance of provisions.

§ 72-53 Distribution of television and radio signals.

§ 72-54 Emergency use.

§ 72-55 Captions.

§ 72-56 Calculation of time.

Article XIV Violations and Enforcement

§ 72-57 Violations and penalties.

§ 72-58 Unlawful operation.

§ 72-59 Unlawful connection.

§ 72-60 Theft of service.

§ 72-61 Unlawful tampering.

Article XV Acceptance

§ 72-62 Acceptance of franchise.