The Siting of Wireless Communications Facilities: An Overview of Federal, State, and Local Law

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The siting of wireless communications facilities has been a topic of controversy in communities all over the United States. The Telecommunications Act of 1996 governs federal, state, and local regulation of the siting of communications towers by placing certain limitations on local zoning authority without totally preempting state and local law. This report provides an overview of the federal, state,
and local laws governing the siting of wireless communications facilities.

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Creation Date: September 4, 2008
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The siting of wireless communications facilities has been a topic of controversy in communities all over the United States. The Telecommunications Act of 1996 governs federal, state, and local regulation of the siting of communications towers by placing certain limitations on local zoning authority without totally preempting state and local law. This report provides an overview of the federal, state,
and local laws governing the siting of wireless communications facilities.

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