1144.09  OBSOLETE OR UNUSED TOWERS.
   (a)   All obsolete, damaged, unused, or abandoned towers, including accompanying accessory equipment structures and walls, shall be removed within one hundred eighty (180) days of the cessation of operations unless a time extension is approved by the Council of the City of Maumee. If the tower and accompanying accessory structures and walls are not removed, the site may be deemed a nuisance pursuant to the ordinances of the City of Maumee. In the event a tower is determined to be a nuisance, the City may act to abate such nuisance and require the removal of the tower at the property owner's expense.
   (b)   The owner shall provide the City with a copy of the notice of the Federal Communication Commission's (FCC) intent to cease operations and shall be given one hundred eighty (180) days from the date of ceasing operations to remove the obsolete tower and all accessory structures. In the case of multiple operators sharing the use of a single tower, this provision shall not become effective until all users cease operations for a period of one hundred eighty (180) consecutive days.
   (c)   After the facilities are removed, the site shall be restored to its original or an improved state.