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67 Pa. Code § 179.15. Telecommunications vendor services.

§ 179.15. Telecommunications vendor services.

 The Department will allow a person to install and maintain telecommunications equipment, such as telefacsimile, in the district offices, as specified in this section.

   (1)  Obtaining approval. A person who wishes to install and maintain telecommunications equipment in one or more district offices shall submit its proposal to the central permit office.

   (2)  Department responsibilities.

     (i)   The district permit office will arrange for the following:

       (A)   Assist with installation of telephone lines.

       (B)   A dedicated electrical outlet and power, 120 volts, 60 cycles, single phase, grounded.

     (ii)   The district permit office will provide the following:

       (A)   Personnel to operate equipment.

       (B)   Copies of permits transmitted over telecommunications equipment.

   (3)  Vendor responsibilities. Vendor responsibilities are as follows:

     (i)   Annual fees are as follows:

       (A)   Prior to operating telecommunications equipment, the vendor shall provide the Department with a minimum annual fee, as indicated in Table 15-1.

       (B)   Prior to each successive anniversary date, the vendor shall provide the Department with a minimum annual fee as indicated in the current Table 15-1.

     (ii)   If the equipment of the vendor does not transmit more than the annual number of permits identified in Table 15-1, the Department will not assess additional permit handling fees.

     (iii)   If the equipment of the vendor does transmit more than the annual number of permits identified in Table 15-1, the vendor shall pay the Department $2 for each additional permit.

     (iv)   The vendor shall make payment in full, to the central permit office within 30 days after receipt of the invoice of the Department.

     (v)   The vendor shall provide materials and supplies required by the central permit office, such as facsimile paper, coordinated furniture and self-addressed stamped envelopes for mailing copies of permits to the vendor.

     (vi)   The vendor shall, upon request, train district office employes on its equipment, at no cost to the Department.

   (4)  Termination of approval. The Secretary may terminate approval to a vendor for cause on 30 days written notice. In this case, the annual fees will be retained by the Department on a pro rata basis.

TABLE 15-1

Number of
Permits Annual
Fee Represents
1-0—Oil City$10,0005,000
6-0—King of Prussia10,0005,000
Total—All Districts$72,00036,000


   The provisions of this §  179.15 adopted June 4, 1976, effective June 5, 1976, 6 Pa.B. 1287; amended August 5, 1977, effective August 6, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 2192; amended May 26, 1978, effective May 27, 1978, 8 Pa.B. 1471; amended April 25, 1980, 10 Pa.B. 1686; renumbered May 16, 1981, 11 Pa.B. 1678; amended January 20, 1984, effective March 21, 1984, 14 Pa.B. 224; readopted December 2, 1988, effective December 3, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 5364; amended May 14, 1993, effective August 13, 1993, 23 Pa.B. 2334; amended September 2, 2011, effective September 3, 2011, 41 Pa.B. 4772. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (229756) to (229758).

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