§ 152.164  UTILITY SUBSTATIONS.
   Every electrical substation, gas regulator station, telephone exchange facility, private sewage treatment plant, private water storage facility, or similar facility shall be deemed a special use, and shall conform to the following regulations:
   (A)   Every lot on which any such facility is situated shall meet the minimum area and dimensions requirements of the district in which it is located.  Every part of any such facility shall be located at least 25 feet from all lot lines, or shall meet the district setback requirements, whichever is greater.
   (B)   In any residential district, every such facility shall be designed, constructed and operated so that it is compatible with the residential character of the area.
   (C)   Screening at least ten feet in height and of sufficient density to block the view from adjacent property shall be installed around every such facility.  Furthermore, if the Administrator determines that the facility poses a safety hazard (for example, if there are exposed transformers), he shall require that a secure fence at least ten feet in height be installed behind the planting screen.
(Ord. 491, passed 6-16-86)  Penalty, see § 152.999