Prince George’s County Council Passes 5G Small Cell Bill

Prince George's County SealPrince George’s County Council has adopted local regulations for small cells. It was one of the final actions the Council made before concluding its 2019 legislative year.

It brings the county into the ranks of counties and cities across Maryland that have taken the action to regulate small cells locally.

From a county council news release:

Tuesday’s Council adoption of CB-058-2019 and CB-059-2019, submitted by the County Executive and concerning small wireless facilities in the County, now moves Prince George’s County a step closer in the global race to 5G. The legislation creates the regulatory framework for the installation of small wireless facilities; lays the groundwork for the future deployment of fifth generation (5G) wireless technology; and amends the County’s Zoning Ordinance to regulate the installation of such facilities on private property.

For more information:

Prince George’s County Council Holds Final Session In Legislative Year 2019 (News Release)

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