§ 159.18  BUILDINGS OR OTHER EQUIPMENT STORAGE.
   (A)   Antennas mounted on structures or rooftops.  The equipment cabinet or structure used in association with antennas shall comply with the following:
      (1)   The cabinet or structure shall not contain more than 225 square feet of gross floor area or be more than 15 feet in height.  In addition, for buildings and structures which are less than 65 feet in height, the related unmanned equipment structure, if over 150 square feet of gross floor area or eight feet in height, shall be located on the ground and shall not be located on the roof of the structure.
      (2)   If the equipment structure is located on the roof of a building, the area of the equipment structure and other equipment and structures shall not occupy more than 10% of the roof area.
      (3)   Equipment storage buildings or cabinets shall comply with all applicable building codes.
   (B)   Antennas mounted on utility poles or light poles.  The equipment cabinet or structure used in association with antennas shall be located in accordance with the following.
      (1)   In residential districts, the equipment cabinet or structure may be located in:
         (a)   A front or side yard provided the cabinet or structure is no greater than three feet in height or 16 square feet of gross floor area and the cabinet/structure is located a minimum of 15 feet from all lot lines.  The cabinet/structure shall be screened by an evergreen hedge with an ultimate height of at least 42-48 inches and a planted height of at least 36 inches; or
         (b)   A rear yard, provided the cabinet or structure is no greater than five feet in height or 25 square feet in gross floor area.  The cabinet/structure shall be screened by an evergreen hedge with an ultimate height of eight feet and a planted height of at least 36 inches.
      (2)    In commercial or industrial districts the equipment cabinet or structure shall be no greater than five feet in height or 25 square feet in gross floor area.  The structure or cabinet shall be screened by an evergreen hedge with an ultimate height of eight feet and a planted height of at least 36 inches.
   (C)   Antennas located on towers.  The related, unmanned equipment structure shall not contain more than 225 square feet of gross floor area or be more than 15 feet in height and shall be located in accordance with the minimum yard requirements of the zoning district in which located.
   (D)   Modification of building size requirements.  The requirements of § 159.18(A) through (C) may be modified by the Zoning Administrator in the case of administratively approved uses or by the Planning Commission in the case of uses permitted by special use to encourage collocation.
(Ord. 99-14, passed 3-23-99)  Penalty, see § 10.99