§ 20.68.030  DEFINITIONS.
   Unless otherwise stated, the following definitions pertain to this chapter.
   ANTENNA.  A device used in communications which radiates and/or receives any radio or television signals for commercial purposes, including, but not limited to, commercial cellular, personal communication service, wireless modem signals, and/or data radio signals. ANTENNA shall not include any noncommercial satellite dish antenna or any antenna utilized for amateur radio, citizen band radio, television, AM/FM or shortwave radio reception purposes.
   BUILDING-MOUNTED.  Mounted to the side of a building, to the facade of a building or to the side of another structure such as a water tank, church steeple, freestanding sign, or similar structure, but not to include the roof of any structure.
   CELLULAR.  An analog or digital wireless communication technology that is based on a system of interconnected neighboring cell sites.
   CO-LOCATED.  The usage of a single support structure and/or site by more than one wireless communications provider.
   GROUND-MOUNTED.  Mounted to a pole, monopole, lattice tower or other freestanding structure specifically constructed for the purpose of supporting an antenna.
   MAJOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATION FACILITY.  Except as provided in the definition of MINOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATION FACILITY, a wireless communication facility that is ground-mounted, and/or is mounted in any manner on property or buildings owned by the city or in right-of-ways over which the city has regulatory authority, shall be considered a MAJOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATION FACILITY.
   MINOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATION FACILITY.  A wireless communication facility that is building-, facade-, or wall-mounted, and does not exceed the height of the parapet wall or roof line of the building. A roof-mounted facility which is concealed or is of a small diameter and does not exceed the maximum height of the district, shall be considered a MINOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATION FACILITY. A wireless communication facility that is mounted in any manner on property or buildings owned by the city or in right-of-ways over which the city has regulatory authority, pursuant to a master agreement with the city, shall be considered a MINOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATION FACILITY.
   MONOPOLE.  A structure composed of a single spire used to support antennas or related equipment.
   MOUNTED.  Attached or supported.
   PERSONAL COMMUNICATION SERVICES. Any form of commercial communications service utilizing digital wireless radio communication technology, having the capacity for multiple communications services and the routing of calls to individuals, regardless of location. PERSONAL COMMUNICATION SERVICES shall also mean and include PERSONAL WIRELESS SERVICES as defined in Section 704 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.
   ROOF-MOUNTED.  Mounted above the eave line of a building.
   STEALTH FACILITY.  Any wireless communication facility which is designed to blend into the surrounding environment, typically one that is architecturally integrated into a building or other concealing structure, and shall include and mean any concealed antenna.
   WIRELESS COMMUNICATION FACILITY.  A  facility  consisting  of  any  commercial  antenna, monopole, microwave dish and/or other related equipment, or combination thereof, necessary to the transmission and/or reception of any radio or television signals for commercial purposes, including but not limited to, commercial cellular, personal communication service, wireless modem, and/or data radio communications, and which has been granted a certificate of public convenience and necessity, or a wireless registration number by the California Public Utilities Commission, or otherwise provides commercial wireless communications services to the public. WIRELESS COMMUNICATION FACILITY does not include any radio or television facility which is exempt from local regulation pursuant to state or federal law.
(Ord. 996, passed 8-5-97; Am. Ord. 1204, passed 9-4-18)