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Warehousing. Establishments engaged in providing facilities for the storage of furniture, household goods, products, or other commercial goods of any nature. Includes cold storage. Does not include personal storage (mini storage) facilities offered for rent or lease to the general public (“Personal Storage-Mini-Storage”); or warehouse facilities in which the primary purpose of storage is for wholesaling (“Wholesaling”).
Small - Establishments located in facilities that are 5,000 square feet or less in size.
Large - Establishments located in facilities that are over 5,000 square feet in size.
Water-efficient Landscaping. Landscaping materials that are designed and maintained to function in a healthful and visually pleasing manner with limited water use, including plants which have minimal water requirements for subsistence, plants native to hot/dry environments, and xeriscape plants.
Water-efficient Irrigation System. A system which is scheduled and managed to supply moisture to a landscape without excess or waste.
Water Facilities. Facilities for the supply and distribution of water, including water wells, reservoirs, tanks, treatment plants, gauging stations and pumping stations. See also “Public Utility Facilities”.
Wholesaling. The sale of commercial goods at or near production cost.
Wireless Communication Facilities.
1. Accessory equipment. Any equipment installed, mounted, operated, or maintained in close proximity to a personal Wireless Communication Facility to provide power to the personal Wireless Communication Facility or to receive, transmit, or store signals or information received by or sent from a personal Wireless Communication Facility.
2. Amateur Radio Antenna. An antenna at a height and dimension sufficient to accommodate amateur radio service communications in compliance with Part 97 of Title 47 of the Code of Federal Regulations (or successor regulations).
3. Antenna. Any system of dishes, panels, poles, reflecting disks, rods, and wire or similar devices used for the transmission or reception of electromagnetic signals.
4. Antenna Structure. Any structure designed specifically to support an antenna and/or any appurtenances mounted on a structure or antenna.
5. Cell Site. A parcel of land that contains a wireless communication facility/ies.
6. Co-Location. The placement of two or more wireless communication facility on the same site, building, or structure where each facility is operated by a different carrier, operator, or owner.
7. Communications tower. A freestanding mast, pole, monopole, guyed tower, lattice tower, free standing tower or other structure designed and primarily used to support wireless communication facility antennas.
8. In-kind call testing. Testing designed to measure the gap in coverage asserted by an applicant. If a claimed gap is for in-building coverage, then in-building call testing shall be performed to establish the existence or absence of such a gap unless the applicant provides a sworn affidavit demonstrating good faith but unsuccessful attempts to secure access to buildings to conduct the testing and the circumstances that prevented the applicant from conducting the testing. Claimed gaps in service for “in-vehicle” or “open-air” service may be demonstrated by call testing performed in vehicles or in the open.
9. Least intrusive means. The location or design of a personal wireless communication facility addresses a significant gap in an applicant's personal communication service while doing the least disservice to the policy objectives of Section 10.50.200. Analysis of whether a proposal constitutes the least intrusive means shall include consideration of means to close an asserted significant gap by co-locating a new personal wireless communication facility on the site, pole, tower, or other structure of an existing personal wireless communication facility.
10. Monopole. A structure composed of a single spire, pole, or tower used to support antennas or related equipment. A monopole also includes a monopine, monopalm, and similar monopoles camouflaged to resemble faux objects attached on a monopole.
11. Mount. A mount is the structure or surface upon which antennas are mounted. There are two types of mounts:
(1) Ground mounted - mounted on the ground, including but not limited to, monopoles, and (2) structure mounted - mounted to the facade or roof of an existing structure.
12. MPE. Maximum permissible exposure.
13. OET or FCC OET. The FCC’s Office of Engineering & Technology.
14. Personal communication service. Commercial mobile services provided under a license issued by the FCC.
15. Personal Wireless Communication Facility, Wireless Communication Facility, or Wireless Facility. A structure, antenna, pole, tower, equipment, accessory equipment and related improvements used, or designed to be used, to provide wireless transmission of voice, data, images or other information, including but not limited to cellular phone service, personal communication service and paging service.
16. Significant gap. As applied to an applicant’s personal communication service or the coverage of its personal wireless communication facilities is intended to be defined in this Section consistently with the use of that term in the Telecommunications Act of 1996 and case law construing that statute. Provided that neither the Act nor case law construing it requires otherwise, the following guidelines shall be used to identify such a significant gap:
a. A significant gap may be demonstrated by in-kind call testing.
b. The applicable review authority shall accept evidence of call testing by the applicant and any other interested person and shall not give greater weight to such evidence based on the identity of the person who provides it but shall consider (i) the number of calls conducted in the call test, (ii) whether the calls were taken on multiple days, at various times, and under differing weather and vehicular traffic conditions, and (iii) whether calls could be successfully initiated, received and maintained in the area within which a significant gap is claimed.
c. A significant gap may be measured by:
i. The number of people affected by the asserted gap in service; and
ii. Whether a Wireless Communication Facility is needed to merely improve weak signals or to fill a complete void in coverage.
17. Stealth and Stealthing. Any personal wireless communication facility which is designed to substantially blend into the surrounding environment by, among other things, architecturally integrating into a structure or otherwise using design elements to conceal antennas, antenna supports, poles, equipment, cabinets, equipment housing and enclosure; and related above-ground accessory equipment.
18. Wireless Communication Facility/ies. Wireless community facility/ties are any co-located, ground-mounted, roof-mounted, or stealth device or system used for transmitting and/or receiving electromagnetic signals, including, but not limited to, microwaves and radio waves for cellular technology, data transmission, e-mail, mobile services, paging systems, personal communications services, and related technologies. A wireless community facility includes antennas, antenna structures, microwave dishes, parabolic structures; wireless community facility support facilities that house support equipment; and other accessory development, equipment, improvements, and structures used to support the operation of the wireless community facility.
19. WCF Support Facilities. Wireless community facility support facilities are any enclosed box, cabinet, shed, or structure located on the cell site which houses, among other things, batteries, electrical, or other equipment necessary for the operation of the wireless community facility. This shall apply to any associated structures deemed necessary for the operation of the wireless community facility. (Ord. 935 § 3 (part), 2015)