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For the purpose of this Zoning Code, the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings ascribed to them respectively:
(a) "Collocation" means the use of an existing structure, including an existing wireless telecommunications facility and not including buildings or edifices.
(b) "Lattice tower” or “self-supporting tower" means a support structure constructed of vertical metal struts and cross braces forming a triangular or square structure which often tapers from the foundation to the top.
(c) "Monopole" means a support structure constructed of a single, self-supporting, hollow metal tube securely anchored to a foundation.
(d) "Open space" means land devoted to conservation or recreational purposes and/or land designated by a municipality to remain undeveloped (may be specified on a zoning map).
(e) "Telecommunications" means the technology which enables information to be exchanged through the transmission of voice, video, or data signals by means of electrical or electromagnetic systems.
(f) “Tenant improvement” means the location or installation of wireless telecommunications equipment and antennas on an existing building or edifice.
(g) "Wireless telecommunications antenna" means the physical device through which electromagnetic, wireless telecommunications signals authorized by the Federal Communications Commission are transmitted or received. Antennas used by amateur radio operators are excluded from this definition.
(h) "Wireless telecommunications shelter" means the structure in which the electronic equipment for a wireless telecommunications facility is housed.
(i) "Wireless telecommunications facility" means a facility consisting of the equipment and structures involved in receiving telecommunications or radio signals from a mobile radio communications source and transmitting those signals to a central switching computer which connects the mobile unit with the land-based telephone lines.
(j) "Wireless telecommunications tower" means a structure intended to support equipment used to transmit and/or receive telecommunications signals, including monopoles, guyed and lattice construction steel towers.