Small Wireless Facilities

P.A. 100-0585

Small Wireless Facilities

Standardizes regulation of small wireless cell facilities, paving the way for 5G wireless and other technology in Illinois. The Act,  which became effective June 1, 2018, restricts the regulatory authority of Illinois municipalities (including homerule municipalities with the exception of Chicago) and certain other units of local government over small wireless facilities.  

Associated News Articles
Ancel Glink: Summary of Restrictions
Illinois Governor: Press Release
Illinois Policy: Editorial