Right-of-Way Management Ordinances

National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) Webinar

With more interest by broadband providers in deploying new fiber optic networks or expanding existing networks, local governments should be concerned with their ROW management regulations. Proper ROW management regulations protect cities from future road maintenance expenses by establishing engineering standards for boring and excavation operations, a permitting process to keep track of providers working in the ROW at all times, and inspections to ensure compliance with engineering standards and construction practices prescribing traffic diversion standards. In this session you will learn about the key elements of an effective ROW ordinance.