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4/19 - New Federal Rules for Cell Towers Inside and Outside Rights of Way (CM | 1.5)

Updated: Jan 2, 2020

This session will review the current state of the law governing the placement of wireless facilities, with particular emphasis on recent federal actions on small cells within the rights-of-way. The FCC and numerous states have acted to limit local authority over placement and conditions for placement of wireless facilities on and off the rights of way. We will try and offer insights into approaches being taken by localities in regulating wireless placements, and discuss opportunities and risks associated with leasing public property for wireless use.

This FREE webinar is hosted by APA's Northern New England and is part of the American Planning Association (APA) Chapter Webcast Series.

Fri, Apr 19, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CDT

(please note: this webinar was originally scheduled for 2/22)


The APA-IL is a member of the of the Planning Webcast Consortium which consists of APA Chapters and Divisions that produce educational webinars for the urban planning community. Members of the Consortium may view any of the webcasts for FREE! Planners that need to maintain their professional certification (AICP) may also receive professional development credits when viewing the webinars live.

The American Planning Association - Ohio Chapter generously administers the Consortium and the schedule of webinars can be viewed on their website. Be sure to check the schedule periodically since webinars are announced throughout the year. Illinois planning officials are always welcome to register! Can't watch the live webinar? No problem! Recordings of past webinars are available via the Consortium's You Tube Channel at Pdf's of past presentations can also be found on the Ohio Chapter webpage.

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