1127.06   LOCATIONS IN RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS.
   (a)   Principal and Accessory Uses.  The following wireless telecommunication facilities are permitted as a principal use upon a lot, in any zoning district, subject to the following siting requirements:
      (1)   A wireless telecommunication facility shall be permitted when physically attached to or contained within the principal structure on the lot.
      (2)   A wireless telecommunication facility shall be permitted to be located on a preexisting electric, telephone, street light poles or fixtures, provided that said facility meets only criteria (1) and (3) of Section 1127.04(b): Siting Requirements for Principal Uses.
   (b)   Conditional Uses.  Wireless telecommunication facilities not permitted as a principal or accessory use, may be permitted as a conditional use upon a lot, subject to the following requirements.
   (c)   Siting Requirements for Conditional Uses.
      (1)   The height of such tower shall be subject to approval by the Planning Board and be the minimum height necessary, but generally shall not exceed 100 feet in height, including antennas.
      (2)   The minimum setbacks for towers should meet a height distance ratio of 1:1. Under special circumstances, Planning Board may reduce this setback, but it generally should not be less than ½ the height of the tower.
      (3)   No tower shall be located a distance less than its height from any residential dwelling unit.
      (4)   Screening, setback and fencing standards shall be established by the Planning Board during the conditional use process.  The shelter shall either be underground or designed to look like a residential accessory structure.  Such shelter shall not be located above ground in any required front or side yard unless the structure is less than 3 feet above grade and occupying less than 12 square feet.
      (5)   The Planning Board shall evaluate the visual impact of the tower or antenna support structure and may require techniques to disguise the proposed structure to reduce negative impacts.
         (Ord. 34-17.  Effective 12-7-17.)