Lexington, N.C., Approves Wireless Infrastructure Rules

Government Technology: On Monday, the Lexington City Council unanimously approved a text amendment to the city's code of ordinances that establishes in-depth regulations and fees for reviewing, permitting and placing of wireless telecommunications towers, support structures, facilities and related equipment.

The comprehensive rules will allow the city to permit and regulate visible structures related to new technologies that support fiber-optic networks and small wireless infrastructure. The previous language was less detailed and didn't cover all the necessary technology.

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