Wireless Facilities Siting in Wake of Spectrum Act and Roswell

April 25, 2015

Tim Lay and Jessica Bell assess the impact on local land use authority over wireless facilities of the FCC’s recent Wireless Siting Order and the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in T-Mobile South v.Roswell.  The attached paper was presented at the Local Government Attorneys of Virginia’s Spring Conference in Reston, Virginia, at which Tim spoke on a panel entitled “The MCTRA — Not Getting Called for a Foul by Going over the Shot Clock of Federal Requirements Affecting Local Governments Relating to Existing Telecommunications Towers.”