4901:1-7-02 General applicability.

(A) The obligations found in rules 4901:1-7-03 to 491:1-7-27 of the Administrative Code, shall apply to all telephone companies pursuant to 47 U.S.C. 251 and 252 .

(B) The commission may for good cause shown and consistent with state and federal law, waive any requirement, standard, or rule set forth in this chapter, other than a requirement mandated by statute unless such waiver is permitted by the terms of the statute.

(C) Any telephone company seeking a waiver(s) of rules contained in this chapter shall specify the period of time for which it seeks such a waiver(s), and a detailed justification in the form of a motion filed in accordance with rule 4901-1-12 of the Administrative Code.

(D) All waiver requests must be approved by the commission and will toll any automatic approval time frames set forth in rule 4901:1-6-05 of the Administrative Code.

Effective: 03/02/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/19/2012 and 11/19/2017
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4901.13 , 4927.03
Rule Amplifies: 4901.13 , 4927.04
Prior Effective Dates: 11/30/2007