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Understanding Municipal Rights-of-Way: From Centerline to Edge

Understanding Municipal Rights-of-Way: From Centerline to Edge

What are the duties of local government versus private property owners in municipal rights-of-way?  MRSC Legal Consultant Oskar Rey covers some of the fundamentals in the first of a 2-part series. 

In Focus

Urban Americans Want to Age in Their Neighborhoods According to a 2014 AARP survey, the vast majority of older Americans plan to “age in place,” or stay in their homes or communities. Can their cities accommodate them? More from City Lab. October 18, 2017

Tools and Resources

Wireless Communication Facilities

This page provides information related to wireless communications facilities deployed across Washington State and how local governments may regulate these facilities, including small cell technology.

 

Municipal Right-of-Way and Telecommunications

This page concerns the authority of local governments to regulate the process for telecommunications companies to apply for access to public rights-of-way and the authority of local governments to set conditions for that access.