§ 19.08.040  PERMIT DURATION.
   (A)   (1)   Permits for wireless communications facilities shall be valid for a period of one year from the date of final approval and may be renewed for one additional year by the Planning Director if the project is in complete compliance with the town’s telecommunications policies and regulations, as amended.
      (2)   This includes, but is not limited to the final standards and criteria, and other pertinent town land use regulations prior to expiration.  Applications for renewal shall be submitted to the Planning Department no later than 30 days prior to expiration of the initial one-year entitlement period.
   (B)   The initial one-year period may be extended by the town if applications for renewal have been properly filed and are pending.  The initial one-year period may also be extended for up to three additional years if the town determines that the facility is in complete compliance with the town’s telecommunications policies and regulations, as amended.  This includes, but is not limited to the final standards and criteria, and other pertinent town land use regulations.
   (C)   Permits in compliance may require new or modified conditions for public health, safety and welfare.
   (D)   A permit application may not be renewed if the facility is not upgraded to mitigate its impacts,
including land use compatibility, visual resources, public safety or other factors addressed by CEQA, to the greatest extent permitted by technology which exists at the time of renewal and is consistent with the provisions of adequate service at affordable rates.
(Prior Code, § 19.03.040)  (Ord. 677, passed - -1999)