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MEDIA BUREAU SEEKS COMMENT ON PETITION FOR DECLARATORY RULING THAT RULES OF A CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION IN NORTHBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS ARE PREEMPTED BY THE COMMISSION'S OVER-THE-AIR RECEPTION DEVICES RULE

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Released: July 26, 2011

PUBLIC NOTICE

Federal Communications Commission

News Media Information 202 / 418-0500

445 12th St., S.W.

Internet: http://www.fcc.gov

Washington, D.C. 20554

TTY: 1-888-835-5322

DA 11-1264

July 26, 2011

MEDIA BUREAU ACTION

MEDIA BUREAU SEEKS COMMENT ON PETITION FOR DECLARATORY RULING THAT

RULES OF A CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION IN NORTHBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS ARE

PREEMPTED BY THE COMMISSION’S OVER-THE-AIR RECEPTION DEVICES RULE

CSR 8507-O

Responses due: August 25, 2011
Replies due: September 8, 2011

Mark and Cindy Key (“Petitioners”) have filed a Petition for Declaratory Ruling asking the Commission
to determine whether antenna installation rules of the Fairways at Shining Rock Condominiums
(“Association”) are preempted by Section 1.4000 of the Commission’s rules (“Over-the-Air Reception
Devices Rule”). The Association opposes Petitioners’ attempt to install a satellite dish antenna on their
driveway. This Public Notice announces the pleading cycle for this Petition, during which responses and
replies may be filed.
This proceeding will be treated as “permit but disclose” for purposes of the Commission’s ex parte rules.
See generally 47 C.F.R. §§ 1.1200-1.1216. As a result of the permit-but-disclose status of this
proceeding, ex parte presentations will be governed by the procedures set forth in Section 1.1206 of the
Commission’s rules applicable to non-restricted proceedings.1
Parties may file responses to the Petition on or before

August 25, 2011

and replies on or before

September 8, 2011

. Please place the case identifier,

CSR 8507-O

, on all filings. One copy of responses,
replies, or other communications must be served on all participants in the case.
Parties must file an original and two copies of each filing. Filings can be sent by hand or messenger
delivery, by commercial overnight courier, or by first-class or overnight U.S. Postal Service mail. All
filings must be addressed to the Commission’s Secretary, Office of the Secretary, Federal
Communications Commission.
§
Effective December 28, 2009, all hand-delivered or messenger-delivered paper filings for
the Commission’s Secretary must be delivered to FCC Headquarters at 445 12th St., SW,
Room TW-A325, Washington, DC 20554. All hand deliveries must be held together


1 47 C.F.R. § 1.1206.

with rubber bands or fasteners. Any envelopes must be disposed of before entering the
building. The filing hours are 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
§
Commercial overnight mail (other than U.S. Postal Service Express Mail and Priority
Mail) must be sent to 9300 East Hampton Drive, Capitol Heights, MD 20743.
§
U.S. Postal Service first-class, Express, and Priority mail must be addressed to 445 12th
Street, SW, Washington DC 20554.
People with Disabilities: To request materials in accessible formats for people with disabilities (braille,
large print, electronic files, audio format), send an e-mail to fcc504@fcc.gov or call the Consumer &
Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (tty).
One copy of each pleading must be sent to Kenneth Lewis, Media Bureau, Room 4-A848, 445 12th Street,
S.W., Washington, D.C. 20554.
Copies of the Petition and any subsequently filed documents in this matter are also available for
inspection in the Commission’s Reference Information Center:
445 12th Street, S.W., CY-Level
Washington, D.C. 20554
(202) 418-0270
For further information, contact Kenneth Lewis of the Media Bureau, (202) 418-2622 or
kenneth.lewis@fcc.gov. Press inquiries should be directed to Janice Wise (202) 418-8165.
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