1144.10 PROCEDURAL REQUIREMENTS.
   (a)   An applicant proposing to erect a new wireless telecommunication tower, to rebuild a tower on an existing site, or to attach an antenna or antennas to an existing structure other than an existing telecommunication tower shall follow the procedures set forth in Section 1134 for original application for or amendment to a conditional use permit. Additional application materials shall include the following:
      (1)   A document from the property owner or lessor that authorizes the applicant to apply for a conditional use permit to erect a wireless telecommunications tower and/or antenna.
      (2)   A "scaled" site plan which shows property lines, location of wireless telecommunication tower or antenna, setback distances, any accessory equipment structure, screening, and landscaping proposed.
      (3)   Photographs of the proposed site, an artist's or architect's sketch, concept, or rendition to scale of the site as built which demonstrates that the proposed site will be as aesthetically pleasing as possible in keeping with its surroundings, including elevations, landscaping, and screening.   
      (4)   Sufficient information to show that construction, installation, and maintenance of the wireless telecommunication tower and/or antenna will not create a safety hazard or damage to the property of other persons.
      (5)   For construction of new telecommunications towers, propagation maps identifying coverage issues to be addressed by the location of the proposed tower and to demonstrate the need for the tower at the location. The maps shall illustrate coverage both without the proposed tower and with the proposed tower.
      (6)   For construction of new telecommunications towers, a map identifying the location of other towers within the City of Maumee and surrounding jurisdictions within the circle of coverage for the proposed new tower.
   (b)    If an application proposes only to attach an antenna or antennas to an existing telecommunications tower, the application shall be considered a minor modification to the conditional use permit and may be approved by the Building and Zoning Inspector without submission to the Municipal Planning Commission or City Council. The Building and Zoning Inspector shall, within twenty-five (25) business days from the date that an application has been stamped complete and accepted for filing, either approve the application based upon a determination that the proposed application is in compliance with all minimum requirements of the Maumee Codified Ordinances, or shall approve the application, subject to conditions, modifications, and restrictions that will ensure that the proposed plan is in compliance with all minimum requirements of the Maumee Codified Ordinances. Application materials shall include the following:
      (1)   A document from the property owner or lessor that allows the applicant to apply for a permit to erect a wireless telecommunications antenna.
      (2)   A "scaled" site plan which shows property lines, location of wireless telecommunication tower and proposed antenna, setback distances, any existing and proposed accessory equipment structures, and any additional screening, and landscaping proposed.
      (3)   Photographs of the proposed site, an artist's or architect's sketch, concept, or rendition to scale of the site as built which demonstrates that the proposed site will be as aesthetically pleasing as possible in keeping with its surroundings, including elevations, landscaping, and screening.   
      (4)   Sufficient information to show that construction, installation, and maintenance of the wireless telecommunication antenna will not create a safety hazard or damage to the property of other persons.   
         (Ord. 131-2015.  Passed 8-3-15.)