Small Cell Right-of-Way Permits
Effective September 1, 2017, the City of San Antonio has a new application process for small-cell facilities in the public right-of-way.
This new process is in accordance with Texas Senate Bill 1004, amending the Local Government Code by adding Chapter 284 – Deployment of Network Nodes in Public Right-of-Way, enacted by the State of Texas on June 9, 2017.
Small-cell facilities are typically comprised of network nodes, antennas, associated wireless equipment, and transport facilities. Following this process will facilitate in the installation of small-cell facilities within the public right-of-way on municipally-owned service poles, CPS Energy poles, and also privately owned network node support poles.
Submission & Review Process
Follow these steps for permit submission, review, and approval of installation of small-cell facilities in the City’s public rights-of-way: