Cohen Law Group Expert Advises JZC on 5G Small Cell Antenna Ordinance | Newtown News of Interest |

Joel Winston of the Cohen Law Group answered questions from Newtown Joint Zoning Council (JZC) members regarding updating the draft JZC 5G Small Cell Antenna Ordinance. This discussion was recorded on September 1, 2022.


A New Ordinance Will Be Drafted


The JZC subsequently hired the Cohen Law Group to provide legal assistance that would include, but not be limited to, the following:


  • A review and legal assessment of the draft Ordinance.
  • Responses to certain issues raised by residents, including the health effects of radio frequency emissions and due process concerns regarding possible objections to wireless facility applications at the Zoning Hearing Board or other local body.
  • A review and responses to comments provided by a New York State wireless expert*.