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BPW puts delay on permit requests
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MONROE - Utility and telecommunication companies asking for a city permit to lay underground infrastructure in public right-of-ways will have to wait while the city updates its ordinances and regulations on the use of those areas. The City of Monroe Board of Public Works on Monday, March 31, instituted a temporary moratorium on pending and future permit requests. Director of Public Works Colin Simpson said the city has been seeing a "rapid progression" of companies wanting to bury cable and fiber.

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