Comprehensive plan; telecommunications towers and facilities in Northern Virginia. (SB1354)

Introduced By

Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Comprehensive plan; telecommunications towers and facilities; Planning District 8. Provides that localities in Planning District 8 (Northern Virginia) have the option to enact ordinances that deem proposed telecommunications towers or facilities constructed by certain entities to be substantially in accord with the comprehensive plan if any such proposed telecommunications tower or facility is located in a zoning district that allows such telecommunications towers or facilities by right, in which case local planning commission approval shall not be required. Under existing law, commission approval is not required for such proposed telecommunications towers and facilities statewide. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103135D
01/11/2017Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/13/2017Impact statement from DHCD (SB1354)
01/31/2017Passed by indefinitely in Local Government (10-Y 2-N 1-A) (see vote tally)