1144.06 GENERAL PERMIT CONDITIONS AND HEIGHT LIMITATIONS.
   With the exception of the FP Floodplain District, wireless telecommunication facilities may be allowed as a conditional use in all zoning districts within the City if located or attached as follows:
   (a)   Water Towers.  Wireless telecommunication antennas may be permitted upon City owned water towers provided the applicant has incorporated applicable performance standards set forth in this chapter and a lease agreement with the City has been approved by the City Council.
   (b)   Co Location on Existing Structures.  Wireless telecommunication antennas may be permitted to be attached to existing, conforming privately owned water towers, church steeples, bell towers, smokestacks, grain elevators, municipal, utility, hospital, and school buildings and radio towers in accordance with applicable siting guidelines and performance standards set forth in this chapter after the applicant has provided to the City a written statement of approval from the tower or structure owner or lessor. The antenna shall not serve to extend the height of the existing, conforming steeple, tower, grain elevator, smokestack, building, or radio tower by more than fifteen (15) feet.
   (c)   Utility Poles.  Wireless telecommunication antennas may be permitted to be attached to utility poles after the applicant has provided a written statement of approval from the utility owner or lessor. The height of the antenna shall not extend more than fifteen (15) feet above the pole. Existing lattice utility pole structures may also be utilized provided the approval from the owner is obtained.
   (d)   Height Limitations.  The height limitations for construction of new telecommunications towers and addition of antennas to existing structures and telecommunications towers shall be as follows:
      (1)   New tower construction in open space, commercial, or industrial zoning districts, two hundred (200) feet; and
      (2)   New tower construction in residential zoning districts, one hundred fifty (150) feet.
      (3)   Addition of antenna to existing structure (excluding telecommunications towers), not to exceed fifteen (15) feet above the height of the existing structure.
      (4)   Addition of antenna to existing telecommunications towers in residential districts shall not exceed the height of the existing structure.
      (5)   Addition of antenna to existing telecommunications tower in open space, commercial, or industrial district, not to exceed fifteen (15) feet above the height of the existing structure.
      (6)   Measurements shall include all parts of the wireless telecommunication tower and antenna structure measured from the base.