Bill Status of HB5019 99th General Assembly
Short Description: SMALL WIRELESS FACILITIES
Rep. Brandon W. Phelps - Patrick J. Verschoore
| 1/10/2017||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Small Wireless Facilities Deployment Act. Provides that an authority, defined as a city, village, incorporated town, township, or county and each department or agency thereof, may not prohibit or regulate the collocation of small wireless facilities or small facility networks. Provides that small wireless facilities and small facility networks shall be a permitted use in all authority zoning districts. In provisions concerning building, electrical, and public use permits, provides that an authority may: require a person to obtain permits for the collocation of small wireless facilities and small facility networks to the same extent permits are required for other construction, activity, and uses; not require applicants to provide information not required of other applicants; not require an application fee greater than the amount charged to other telecommunications providers. Sets out fee exemptions and fee limits related to collocating small wireless facilities and small facility networks.