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Telecom Hotels: A Planners Guide Jennifer Evans-Cowley

Telecom Hotels: A Planners Guide

Jennifer Evans-Cowley

Published March 1st 2002
ISBN : 9781884829741
Paperback
31 pages
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Do you know what a telecom hotel is? Beginning in 1999, they began showing up in the downtowns of many American cities. And most of these cities had never seen this type of use before. Many had to draft emergency legislation to prevent these newMoreDo you know what a telecom hotel is? Beginning in 1999, they began showing up in the downtowns of many American cities. And most of these cities had never seen this type of use before. Many had to draft emergency legislation to prevent these new developments from disrupting downtown plans. This report provides a review of existing regulations, as well as a model ordinance for telecom hotel development, so that your city can be prepared. You will find the definitions, standards, and innovative ideas employed by cities from Sacramento to Cleveland. Given the expected explosion of high-speed Internet connections in the next few years, especially for residential users, telecom hotels are likely to become more prevalent. And the need to disperse these high-tech facilities for security and back-up purposes is likely to mean the siting of telecom hotels in suburbs and areas within metropolitan regions where they might not have sited before. Remember what happened with cell towers- get your plan and regulations in order before the permit applications start to flow.