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Telecommunications: Model Ordinances

Reference Number: MTAS-757
Tennessee Code Annotated
Reviewed Date: December 01, 2016
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Cities needing to update their telecommunications ordinance should avoid the urge to simply adopt a model telecommunications ordinance or the ordinance and specifications currently in place in a neighboring community. While many of these ordinances are quite good, there are unique geographic, environmental, and political factors in every community that should be carefully considered before adopting an ordinance. Model ordinances should be used as a starting place for cities wanting to adopt a modern telecommunications ordinance, but such ordinances should be modified to reflect the local situation.

An example of telecommunications facilities ordinance: Model Wireless Telecommunications Facility Siting Ordinance; PCIA The Wireless Infrastructure Association, 2012.


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