20.73.02.05

.05 Franchise.

A. Except as provided in §B of this regulation, the applicant shall submit certified copies of each necessary franchise issued by the State or by a political subdivision of the State.

B. If franchises are not necessary, the applicant shall submit an affidavit, made under oath and signed by the officers or owners of the proposed system or systems, stating that local franchises are not required.