Code of Ordinances

Of Union County, Illinois.

8-1-4 Regulation of Franchise

(A) Franchise Fee.  A Franchisee shall pay the County a Franchise Fee of five percent (5%) of Gross Revenues.  In accordance federal law, the twelve (12) monthperiod applicable under the Franchise for the computation of such Franchise Fee shall be a calendar year.  Payment of the Franchise Fee shall be due annually and payable within ninety (90) days after the close of the calendar year.  Each annual payment shall be accompanied by a report from the Franchisee showing the basis for the computation of the Franchisee Fee payable for the applicable calendar year.

(B) Regulation of Rates.  The County may regulate rates for the provision of Cable Service to the extent permitted by federal law.

(See 55 ILCS 5/5-1095 and 1096)

(Ord. No. 2010-2; 03-01-10)

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