§102.1. Regulation of amateur radio antennas
A. No parish or municipality may enact or enforce an ordinance or regulation that is in conflict with the ruling of the Federal Communications Commission in "Amateur Radio Preemption, 101 FCC 2nd 952 (1985)" or other federal regulations related to amateur radio service, including 47 C.F.R. Part 97.
B. If a parish or municipality adopts an ordinance or regulation involving the placement, screening, or height of an amateur radio antenna based on health, safety, or aesthetic conditions, the ordinance or regulation must:
(1) Reasonably accommodate amateur communications.
(2) Represent the minimal practicable regulation to accomplish the parish's or municipality's legitimate purpose.
(3) Not limit the height of an antenna or its supporting structure to less than twenty feet above the maximum height allowed for any structures or buildings located in the zone or district where the antenna is located under applicable codes, regulations, or ordinances. The provisions of this Paragraph shall not apply to historic districts.
Acts 1999, No. 1325, §1; Acts 2012, No. 630, §1, eff. June 7, 2012.