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How the Recent Federal Communications Commission Changes Will Affect Cell Tower Placement

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The Federal Communication Commission's (FCC) recent 2014 change to cell tower zoning and placement will require new guidance on the way municipalities and cell tower providers function. In order to represent your clients to the best of your ability, you need to ensure you are up to speed on the latest laws, issues and challenges they will undoubtedly face. Join our faculty as they shed light on the new Section 6409(a), Section 332(c)(7), and revised local land use and zoning codes. Register today!

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  • Learn how the Section 6409(a) of the 2012 Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act coincides with land use and zoning modifications to existing wireless facilities.
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  • Find out what you can and cannot do when denying a wireless application under Section 332(c)(7).
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  • Gain a better understanding of the FCC environmental and historic preservation review at the local government level.
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Session Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern
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  1. Section 332(c)(7) of the Communications Act: Limited Federal Preemption of Local Land Use Control Over Wireless Siting_x000D_
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    1. FCC's 2009 Shot Clock Order
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    3. Revisiting 332(c)(7) Five Years After the Shot Clock Order: The FCC's 2014 Wireless Siting Report & Order
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  3. Section 6409(a) of the 2012 Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act ("Spectrum Act"): A Short Provision With Significant Consequences
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  5. FCC Implementation of the Spectrum Act (FCC's Wireless Siting Report & Order)_x000D_
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    1. What Structures are Covered
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    3. "Substantially Change the Physical Dimensions" of an Existing Wireless Tower or Base Station: What This Truly Means
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    5. Deadlines, Land Use Application Review, and the "Deemed Granted" Remedy
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  7. Denying a Wireless Application Under Section 332(c)(7): What Localities Can and Cannot Do
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  9. Revising Local Land Use/Zoning Codes to be Consistent with the FCC's Wireless Siting Report & Order and Recent Court Rulings
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  11. Environmental and Historic Preservation Review_x000D_
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    1. Local Level: What Local Governments and States Can Do
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    3. FCC Obligations Under NEPA and NHPA
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Cell Tower Zoning and Placement: Navigating Recent FCC Changes
  • Course ID:
    256290
  • Duration:
    1 day
  • Price:
    $199
  • Date:
    Thursday 11/30/2017
  • Time:
    1:00 pm EST to 2:30 pm EST
  • Location:
    Virtual