ADMINISTRATION OF TRANSPORTATION LAWS
Commissioner, Deputy and Assistant Commissioners
228:31-a Agreements for Telecommunications-Related Uses of the State Highway System and State-Owned Railroad Rights-of-Way.
The commissioner may, with the approval of the governor and council, execute contracts, leases, licenses, and other agreements relating to the use or occupation of state-owned rights-of-way, whether easement or fee-owned, for purposes of allowing the installation and maintenance of commercial mobile radio service devices. Such agreements, which shall be for commercially reasonable value, shall not extend for a period of more than 10 years. Any leases executed pursuant to this section shall be subject to the requirements of RSA 72:23 with regard to properly assessed real estate taxes and subject to local zoning and planning requirements. Said devices shall take into consideration the scenic beauty of the landscape. There shall be no advertising signs on these devices. The provisions of RSA 4:40 shall not apply to this section.
Source. 1998, 337:2, eff. June 26, 1998.