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