House Committee Substitute

HCS/SB 1102 - This act allows Jefferson County to adopt ordinances regarding the relocation of utility facilities within the right-of-ways of streets, highways, or roads under its jurisdiction.

No county of the first, second, third, or fourth classification shall have the power to adopt any ordinance, resolution, or regulation governing any railroad company, telecommunications or wireless companies, public utilities, rural electric cooperatives, or municipal utilities.

Currently, Jefferson County may adopt orders with penal provisions consistent with state law in the areas of traffic violations, solid waste management, and animal control. Under this act, the county would be able to adopt such orders in any area covered by the county's ordinances.


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