1294.03  USE REGULATIONS.
   Wireless telecommunications facilities proposed for special planned developments in commercial districts and for industrial zoning districts are subject to the following conditions:
   (a)   Sole Use on a Lot.  A wireless telecommunications facility is permitted as a sole use on a lot, subject to the following:
      (1)   Minimum lot size.  As prescribed by the applicable district regulations.
      (2)   Minimum yard requirements.
         A.   Tower.  The minimum distance to any one or two-family residential use or district lot line shall be 300 feet.
         B.   Equipment shelter.  The minimum setbacks/yard requirements for the applicable district.
      (3)   Maximum height.
         A.   Tower.  200 feet, including the antenna.
         B.   Equipment shelter.  The maximum building height for the applicable district.
      (4)   Maximum size of equipment shelter.  375 square feet for a single shelter, or, if there is more than one, 750 total square feet.
   (b)   Combined With Another Use.  A wireless telecommunications facility is permitted on a property with an existing use, subject to the following conditions:
      (1)   Permitted existing use.  The existing use on the property may be any permitted use in the district, or any lawful non-conforming use, and need not be affiliated with the wireless telecommunications provider.  The wireless tele-communications facility will not be considered an addition to the structure or value of a non-conforming use.
      (2)   Automation required.  The wireless telecommunications facility shall be fully automated and unattended on a daily basis, and shall be visited only for periodic and necessary maintenance, except during construction or an emergency.
      (3)   Minimum lot area.  The minimum lot area shall be the area needed to accommodate the tower (and guy wires, if used), the equipment shelter, security fencing and buffer planting.
      (4)   Minimum yard requirements.
         A.   Tower.  The minimum distance to any one or two-family residential use or district lot line shall be 300 feet.
         B.   Equipment shelter.  The minimum setback requirements for the primary lot.
      (5)   Access.  The service access to the equipment shelter shall, whenever feasible, be provided along the circulation driveways of the existing use.
      (6)   Maximum height.
         A.   Tower.  200 feet, including the antenna.
         B.   Equipment shelter.  The maximum building height for the applicable district.
      (7)   Maximum size of equipment shelter.  375 square feet for a single shelter, or, if there is more than one, 750 total square feet.
   (c)   Combined With an Existing Structure.  Where possible, an antenna for a wireless telecommunications facility shall be attached to an existing structure or building, subject to the following conditions:
      (1)   The maximum height of the structure or building shall be twenty feet or twenty percent of the building height above the existing building or structure, whichever is greater.
      (2)   If the applicant proposes to locate the telecommunications equipment in a separate shelter (not located on or attached to the building), the shelter shall comply with the following:
         A.   The minimum setback requirements for the district shall apply.
         B.   A buffer yard may be planted in accordance with Section 1294.02(d).
         C.   Vehicular access to the shelter shall not interfere with the parking or vehicular circulation on the site for the principal use.
         D.   The maximum size of the equipment shelter shall be 375 square feet, or, if there is more than one, 750 total square feet.
(Ord. 56-1997.  Passed 7-14-97.)