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Federal Statute Limiting Cell Tower Zoning: Audio Conference

May 21, 2012

On Wednesday, May 23 at 1:00 Varnum's Cell Tower Attorney, John W. Pestle, will be co-presenting a live audio conference "Section 6409(a): New Federal Statute Limiting State and Local Zoning of Cell Towers".

The conference will describe Section 6409(a) of the Middle Class Tax Relief Act which requires state and local approval of cell tower collocations and other wireless tower modifications. Pestle, and his co-presenter will discuss:

Is Section 6409(a) constitutional
What does Section 6409(a) cover
What State, Local Laws, Approvals Are Affected
What Towers Are Affected
Effect on Approvals of Modifications
Effect on Zoning Approval for New Towers
Does Section 6409(a) Grant Condemning Authority?

John Pestle has represented municipalities for more than 25 years on cable, telecommunications and utility matters, including cell towers and Wi-Fi. He has worked with over 200 communities in 15 states on such matters. He also represents municipal and cooperative utilities and private parties on energy related matters.

The conference counts towards continuing education credit:  ENG, CLE, SURVEYORS (AICP is pending). To register for this seminar, visit the Lorman site.

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