California: PUC Sec. 7901/7901.1 Loc. Gov. Aesthetic Control Upheld

Today the California Court of Appeal (1st) affirmed the trial decision in T-Mobile v. San Francisco (San Francisco City and County
Super. Ct. No. CGC-11-510703).*   That decision held that local governments in California have rather broad aesthetic control over wireless facilities in the public right-of-way.

This decision is hot off the press, so a deep analysis will follow.  For now, let the reading begin!



* Disclosure: I served as the wireless communications expert witness for the City and County of San Francisco.


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