§ 1503.

TYPES OF PERSONAL WIRELESS SERVICES FACILITIES

a.

Tier I Facility. The Department shall not approve an Application for a Tier I Facility Permit unless the Application meets the following Tier I Criteria:

1.

Antenna Facilities.

A.

A Tier I Facility may add no more than three (3) antenna enclosures to a Utility or Street Light Pole mounted to either the top or the side of the Utility or Street Light Pole as follows:

i.

If only one (1) antenna enclosure is to be added to a Utility or Street Light Pole, then the antenna enclosure shall be no more than four (4) feet high and have a diameter that is not greater than the diameter of the Utility or Street Light Pole at the point to which it is attached.

ii.

If more than one (1) antenna enclosure is to be added to a Utility or Street Light Pole, then each antenna enclosure shall be no more than four (4) feet high and three (3) inches in diameter.

2.

Supporting Elements. If Applicable Law, or generally applicable written rules of the pole owner, require a supporting element for any antenna enclosure such as a cross-arm or pole top extension, such supporting element shall be no larger, longer, or bulkier than is necessary to comply with Applicable Law or such generally applicable written rules.

3.

Equipment Enclosures. A Tier I Facility may add no more than two (2) equipment enclosures to a Utility or Street Light Poles, as follows:

A.

A primary equipment enclosure installed on the same Utility or Street Light Pole as the antenna enclosure(s), preferably facing the street or perpendicular to the street, shall be no larger than three (3) cubic feet in volume with a width not exceeding twelve (12) inches and a depth not exceeding ten (10) inches. An electric meter and a cut-off switch may be located outside of the primary equipment enclosure; and

B.

A secondary equipment enclosure installed on a Utility or Street Light Pole that is near the Utility or Street Light Pole to be used for the antenna enclosure(s) and primary equipment enclosure, preferably facing the street or perpendicular to the street, shall be no larger than three (3) cubic feet in volume with a width not exceeding twelve (12) inches and a depth not exceeding ten (10) inches.

3.

The Department may, by order, allow a larger primary equipment enclosure if the Applicant demonstrates that the enclosure will contain an electricity meter and cut-off switch, provided that the width of the enclosure does not exceed twelve (12) inches and the depth does not exceed ten (10) inches.

b.

Tier II Facility. The Department shall not approve an Application for a Tier II Facility Permit unless the Application meets the following Tier II Criteria:

1.

Antenna Facilities. A Tier II Facility may add one (1) or more antenna enclosures to a Utility or Street Light Pole mounted to either the top or the side of the Utility or Street Light Pole as follows:

A.

For an installation on top of a Utility or Street Light Pole, the antenna enclosure(s) shall:

i.

Be cylindrical in shape;

ii.

Not exceed four (4) feet in height; and

iii.

Not exceed the diameter of the top of the pole.

B.

For an installation on the side of a Utility or Street Light Pole, the size of the antenna enclosure(s) shall:

i.

Not exceed four (4) feet in height; and

ii.

In the case of a cylindrical antenna enclosure, not exceed eighteen (18) inches in diameter; or

iii.

In the case of a rectangular antenna enclosure, not exceed eighteen (18) inches in width or depth.

2.

Supporting Elements. If Applicable Law, or generally applicable written rules of the pole owner, require a supporting element for any antenna enclosure such as a cross-arm or pole top extension, such supporting element shall be no larger, longer, or bulkier than is necessary to comply with Applicable Law or such generally applicable written rules.

3.

Equipment Enclosures. A Tier II Facility may add no more than two (2) equipment enclosures to a Utility or Street Light Pole, as follows:

A.

A primary equipment enclosure installed on the same Utility or Street Light Pole as the antenna enclosure(s), preferably facing the street or perpendicular to the street, shall be no larger than four (4) cubic feet in volume, with a width not exceeding twelve (12) inches and a depth not exceeding ten (10) inches. An electric meter and a cut-off switch may be located outside of the primary equipment enclosure; and

B.

A secondary equipment enclosure installed on a Utility or Street Light Pole that is near the Utility or Street Light Pole to be used for the antenna enclosure(s) and primary equipment enclosure, preferably facing the street or perpendicular to the street, shall be no larger than four (4) cubic feet in volume with a width not exceeding twelve (12) inches and a depth not exceeding ten (10) inches.

C.

The Department may, by order, allow a larger primary equipment enclosure if the Applicant demonstrates that the enclosure will contain an electricity meter and cut-off switch, provided that the width of the enclosure does not exceed twelve (12) inches and the depth does not exceed ten (10) inches.

5.

Types of Tier II Facilities.

A.

A Tier II Facility shall be designated a Tier II-A Facility if the proposed location for the facility is in an Unprotected Location.

B.

A Tier II Facility shall be designated a Tier II-B Facility if the proposed location for the facility is in a Planning Protected Location or Zoning Protected Location.

C.

A Tier II Facility shall be designated a Tier II-C Facility if the proposed location for the facility is in a Park Protected Location.

c.

Tier III Facility.

1.

No Limitations on Equipment. The Department shall not place any limitations on the antennas, antenna enclosures or other equipment that may be contained in an Application for a Tier III Facility Permit.

2.

Types of Tier III Facilities.

A.

A Tier III Facility shall be designated a Tier III-A Facility if the proposed location for the facility is in an Unprotected Location.

B.

A Tier III Facility shall be designated a Tier III-B Facility if the proposed location for the facility is in a Planning Protected Location or Zoning Protected Location.

C.

A Tier III-C Facility shall be designated a Tier III-C Facility if the proposed location for the facility is in a Park Protected Location.

d.

Step-Down Facilities.

1.

Step-Down Tier II Facility. A Step-Down Tier II Facility shall be designated a Tier I Facility.

2.

Step-Down Tier III Facility. A Step-Down Tier III Facility shall be designated a Tier II Facility.

History

(Added by Ord. 12-11, File No. 100041)

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