1288.11  ABANDONED TELECOMMUNICATIONS FACILITIES.
   (a)   In the event the use of a wireless telecommunications tower ceases for a period of six (6) months, whether the tower has had no antenna mounted upon it or the antenna(s) mounted thereon is not operated, the facility shall be considered abandoned. The owner/operator shall agree to remove the nonfunctioning facility within 180 days after receipt of a notice from the Planning and Zoning Administrator to do so.
   (b)   In the event that more than one wireless telecommunication service provider is using a wireless telecommunications tower, the tower shall not be considered abandoned until all such users cease using the tower, as provided in this Section.
   (c)   The site shall be restored to its original state within six (6) months following the date that the wireless telecommunications tower or facility is no longer operational.
(Ord. 8-13. Passed 5-14-13.)