Commencing January 1, 1999:
   (A)   No person, company, or corporation shall operate a WTF within the municipality without first obtaining a WTF registration to do so.
   (B)   The Municipal Manager or his/her designee is responsible for granting denying, revolving, renewing, suspending, and canceling registrations for proposed or existing WTF. To be approved, applications must comply with all locational and zoning requirements of this chapter, Chapter 153, and the Zoning and Building Codes of the municipality.
   (C)   Applications must be made on a form provided by the municipality. Applicants must provide an original and one copy of the application which must contain the following information and documents:
      (1)   If the applicant is:
         (a)   An individual: the individual's legal name, aliases and proof of age over 18 by birth certificate or drivers license and social security number.
         (b)   A partnership: the complete name, all partners' names, amid a copy of any partnership agreement.
         (c)   a corporation: its complete name; date of incorporation; name and address of its registered agent and evidence of good standing under Ohio law.
      (2)   The applicant's address, telephone numbers, and facsimile numbers.  The application should provide the appropriate contact persons for routine and emergency situations.
      (3)   The location of each WTF within the municipality, the location identified by street address, County Auditor Parcel ID number, Municipal Lot number if applicable, and latitude and longitude coordinates of the antenna.
      (4)   The ownership of the tower or support structure. If owned by others, provide their information as stated in subdivisions (1)-(2) above.
      (5)   List all WTF located at each site in question if the tower or antenna support structure is co-located by multiple users.
      (6)   The application must be signed by are authorized agent of the applicant, with signer's position of responsibility identified.
      (7)   Completion of a signed and notarized agreement obligating the owner of the tower or antenna support structure to maintain said facility, reduce its height when its use is no longer necessary, and remove said structure entirely upon its use being discontinued.
      (8)   Completion of a signed and notarized agreement obligating the owner of the tower or antenna support structure to consider reasonable offers of co-location by other WTF owners, if said facility was sufficiently engineered for additional co-location opportunities.
      (9)   Submission of required monitoring data as outlined in § 98.06.
   (D)   Applicants are under a continuing duty to promptly update their application information. Failure to do so within 30 days of the date of a change in application information shall be grounds for permit suspension.
   (E)   If the Municipal Manager learns that an applicant improperly completed the registration application, the Municipal Manager shall promptly notify the applicant and allow ten days for correction.
   (F)   A $100 nonrefundable application fee is due at the time the applicant files an original application under this section.
   (G)   Concurrent with obtaining a registration to operate a WTF, the applicant shall obtain a certification that the proposed location complies with all requirements of the Zoning Code.
   (H)   By filing an application under this section, the applicant shall be deemed to have consented to the provisions of this chapter and to the investigation of the application by the Municipal Manager and his designees.
   (I)   A WTF registration shall be renewed annually upon written application, subject to the payment of the annual permit fee required under § 98.07 and that the registration holder is still in conformance with the permit requirements.
(Ord. 98-11, passed 5-19-98)