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It is the intent of the town to promote the public health, safety and general welfare by providing for the placement or maintenance of communications facilities in the public rights-of-way within the town; adopting and administering reasonable rules and regulations not inconsistent with state and federal law, including F.S. § 337.401, as amended from time to time, Florida Constitution of 1968, Article VIII, section 2, F.S. §§ 166.011 et seq., as the same may be amended from time to time (municipal home-rule authority), and in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Telecommunications Act of 1996, and other federal and state law; establishing reasonable rules and regulations necessary to manage the placement or maintenance of communications facilities in the public rights-of-way by all communications services providers; and minimizing disruption to the public rights-of-way. In regulating its public rights-of-way, the town shall be governed by and shall comply with all applicable federal and state laws.
(Ord. 2010-01, passed 1-26-2010)