Pole Attachments

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It is illegal to put yard sale, lost pet and other ads on telephone poles or street lights in the Borough of Quakertown.  There is a $200 to $300 fine for illegal ads on poles.  

The Borough of Quakertown allows pole attachments, under Federal Communications Commission (FCC) guidelines, by bona fide cable TV (CATV), telephone and communications providers.

The Borough of Quakertown also allows attachments by local governmental entities in accordance with established franchise ordinances and rights-of-way agreements between Quakertown and the involved government.

Private installations are not allowed. Federal and state regulations require that space be provided for communications lines.

To make a pole attachment, please contact the Borough at 215-536-5001 x 119.