Charter Township of Oakland, MI
Oakland County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Board of the Charter Township of Oakland 11-5-1981 by Ord. No. 41 (Ch. 28, Art. II, of the 2007 Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Electricity and natural gas providers — See Ch. 184.
Article I General Provisions

§ 148-1 Purpose.

§ 148-2 Necessity of franchise.

§ 148-3 Definitions.

§ 148-4 Administration; advisory body.

Article II Selection of Franchisee

§ 148-5 Award of franchise.

§ 148-6 Franchise application; fees.

§ 148-7 Criteria for selection.

Article III Franchise Agreement; Grant of Franchise

§ 148-8 Franchise agreement.

§ 148-9 Grant of franchise.

§ 148-10 Execution and delivery of agreement by grantee.

§ 148-11 Execution and delivery of agreement by Township.

§ 148-12 Term and provisions of franchise agreement.

§ 148-13 Negotiated provisions.

§ 148-14 Rights reserved by Township.

§ 148-15 Procedure for termination.

§ 148-16 Contravention of franchise.

§ 148-17 Franchise extension.

Article IV Design of System

§ 148-18 Channel capacity.

§ 148-19 Picture quality and technical requirements.

§ 148-20 Two-way capacity.

§ 148-21 Facilities.

§ 148-22 Special channel and access requirements.

§ 148-23 Service to public buildings.

§ 148-24 Interconnection.

§ 148-25 Community specific cablecasting.

§ 148-26 Computer services.

§ 148-27 All channels emergency alert.

Article V Services and Programming; Complaints

§ 148-28 Services and programming.

§ 148-29 Local organization and cablecasting.

§ 148-30 Use of channels.

§ 148-31 Marketing.

§ 148-32 Interruption of service.

§ 148-33 Complaints.

Article VI Initial Service Area; Line Extension; Construction Standards

§ 148-34 Initial service area.

§ 148-35 Construction timetable.

§ 148-36 Construction standards.

§ 148-37 Conditions on use.

Article VII System Operations

§ 148-38 Information availability.

§ 148-39 Service contract.

§ 148-40 Subscriber practices.

§ 148-41 Rates and procedures.

§ 148-42 Subliminal advertising or transmission.

§ 148-43 Tampering in fraudulent connections or sales.

§ 148-44 Landlord and tenant relationship.

Article VIII Consumer Protection

§ 148-45 Customer service.

§ 148-46 Cable service.

§ 148-47 Billings.

§ 148-48 Disconnect and downgrade charges.

§ 148-49 Late payment charges.

§ 148-50 Notice of programming or channel change.

§ 148-51 Notice of price increase or reduction of service.

§ 148-52 Disclosure of information on grantee's costs.

§ 148-53 Subscriber rebates.

§ 148-54 Security fund.

§ 148-55 Liquidated damages.

§ 148-56 Evaluation of violations.

§ 148-57 Remedies available.

§ 148-58 Appeal process.