Verizon Beats NJ Man's Fight Against Cellular Antennas

Law360 (January 29, 2020, 6:17 PM EST) -- A New Jersey state appeals court has upheld a Verizon Wireless unit's approval to add new cellular antennas to a power line tower, over the objections of a man who claimed local zoning officials illegally cleared the project.

In an unpublished opinion Wednesday, a two-judge panel said there was no reason to overturn a Superior Court decision that the township of Alexandria land use board met the legal test for approving 12 antennas to the tower even though town officials had previously rejected the plan.

The judges supported an opinion from Superior Judge Michael F. O'Neill from September 2018 that found...

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