In 2017, the Advanced Wireless Infrastructure Deployment Act became effective, establishing a process for “wireless providers” – which includes both service providers and infrastructure companies (that install and manage such facilities) – to place “small wireless facilities” in municipality or county public rights-of-way. The law was substantially amended in 2019.
Having received various implementation questions, the Florida League of Cities has compiled resources with some considerations you may want to review to ensure your city is in compliance with the law.
Implementation has varied. Below are ordinances shared with us by cities across the state. We welcome yours, too. Please contact Rebecca O'Hara
with questions or if your city takes action on this issue.