4939.031 [Effective Until 8/1/2018] Requests for consent from micro wireless facilities.

(A) A municipal corporation, not later than ninety days after the date of filing by an entity of a completed request for consent for any of the following, to be done in a public way, shall, subject to sections 4939.03, 4939.033 to 4939.037, and 4939.0313 to 4939.0319 of the Revised Code, grant or deny its consent:

(1) Attaching micro wireless facilities to a wireless support structure;

(2) Locating two or more wireless service providers' micro wireless facilities on the same wireless support structure;

(3) Replacing or modifying a micro wireless facility on a wireless support structure;

(4) Constructing, modifying, or replacing a wireless support structure associated with a micro wireless facility.

(B) Except as provided in this chapter as well as any franchise, pole attachment, or other agreements between a municipal corporation and a cable operator or public utility, a municipal corporation shall not require any zoning or other approval, consent, permit, certificate, or condition for the construction, replacement, location, attachment, or operation of a micro wireless facility, or otherwise prohibit or restrain the activities as described in this section.

Added by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, SB 331, §1, eff. 3/21/2017.

Note: This section is set out twice. See also § 4939.031, as amended by 132nd General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 478, §1, eff. 8/1/2018.