Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 284.151
Prohibition of Certain Municipal Actions


Except as otherwise provided by this chapter, a municipality may not prohibit, regulate, or charge for the installation or collocation of network nodes in a public right-of-way.


A municipality may not directly or indirectly require, as a condition for issuing a permit required under this chapter, that the applicant perform services unrelated to the installation or collocation for which the permit is sought, including in-kind contributions such as reserving fiber, conduit, or pole space for the municipality.


A municipality may not institute a moratorium, in whole or in part, express or de facto, on:


filing, receiving, or processing applications; or


issuing permits or other approvals, if any, for the installation of network nodes or node support poles.
Added by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 591 (S.B. 1004), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2017.

Source: Section 284.151 — Prohibition of Certain Municipal Actions, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­284.­htm#284.­151 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 284.151’s source at texas​.gov