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General Assembly

Amendment

 

January Session, 2009

LCO No. 9116

   
 

*HB0525409116SRO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th Dist.

 

To: Subst. House Bill No. 5254

File No. 976

Cal. No. 663

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. (NEW) (Effective from passage) (a) Notwithstanding chapter 277a of the general statutes or any other provisions of the general statutes or any special act, each municipality may, by ordinance, authorize the zoning authority of the municipality or any other existing land use board or commission to regulate the location of telecommunication towers, as defined in subdivision (6) of subsection (a) of section 16-50i of the general statutes, proposed by developers. The zoning authority or other land use board or commission shall approve, modify or deny each such proposal. Any municipality that adopts an ordinance pursuant to this subsection shall provide notice of such ordinance to the Connecticut Siting Council.

(b) The decision of the zoning authority or land use board or commission may be appealed to the Connecticut Siting Council. The council may reverse or affirm or may modify or revise the decision by a vote of seven or more members. "