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Local Governments Win Cell Tower Supreme Court Case – For the Most Part

The City of Roswell lost its case before the Supreme Court regarding cell phone tower approval on what some might describe as a mere technicality – but overall, local governments won. (Getty Images) In T-Mobile South v. City of Roswell, the Supreme Court held 6-3 that the Telecommunications Act (TCA) requires local governments to provide reasons

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Cell Tower Siting “In Writing” Requirement: Not What it Seems?

In T-Mobile South v. City of Roswell the Supreme Court will decide whether a letter denying a cell tower construction application that doesn’t explain the reasons for the denial meets the Telecommunications Act of 1996 (TCA) “in writing” requirement. T-Mobile applied to construct a 108-foot cell tower in an area zoned single-family residential.  The City

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