|THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL|
|BY-LAW NUMBER 17-2001|
|A by-law to authorize the execution of Municipal Access Agreements by the Clerk and Regional Solicitor|
WHEREAS sub-section 43(3) of the Telecommunications Act, S.C. 1993, c. 38 provides that no telecommunication line shall be placed in, upon, over or under any highway, land or other public place without the consent of the municipality or other public authority having jurisdiction over the highway or other public place;
AND WHEREAS Paragraph 3 of Section 308 of the Municipal Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. M 45, as amended, provides the authority for every municipality to pass a by-law for placing or permitting any person under such conditions as may be agreed upon to place, construct, install, maintain and use objects in, on, under or over sidewalks and highways under its jurisdiction, to permit any person to make, maintain and use areas under and openings in the highways and sidewalks, for prescribing the terms and conditions upon which the same are to be placed, constructed, installed, maintained or used and for making such annual or other charge for the privilege conferred by the by-law as it considers reasonable.
AND WHEREAS the Region has been approached by a number of telecommunications carriers for access to the Regional right-of-way for the purpose of installing telecommunications wires and equipment in the Regional right-of-way;
AND WHEREAS the Region has prepared a standard form municipal access agreement to be entered into between the Region and telecommunications carriers for the purpose of regulating and controlling their access to the Regional right-of-way;
AND WHEREAS Council of the Regional Corporation has approved the said standard form municipal access agreement by resolution adopted on the 29th of March, 2001;
NOW THEREFORE, the Council of the Regional Corporation enacts as follows:
READ THREE TIMES AND FINALLY PASSED IN OPEN COUNCIL this 29th March, 2001.