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(A) ALTERNATIVE WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS FACILITY - Mounting structures, including man-made trees, clock towers, bell steeples, light poles, and similar structures designed to camouflage or conceal the presence of antennae or towers.
(B) ANTENNA - A device used in communications that radiates or captures electromagnetic waves, digital signals, analog signals, radio frequencies (excluding radar signals), wireless telecommunication signals or other communication signals.
(C) ANTENNA ARRAY - One or more rods, panels, whips, dishes or similar devices used for the transmission or reception of radio frequency signals.
(D) ATTACHED FACILITY - An antenna array or equipment facility attached to an existing building or structure, located either inside or outside of the building or structure.
(E) CELL SITE - A geographical area with a typical radius of ½ mile to five miles, containing both transmitting and receiving antennae.
(F) CELLULAR - Analog or digital wireless communications technology based on systems of interconnected neighboring cell sites.
(G) CO-LOCATION - The locating of antennae from more than one provider on a single building- mounted, roof-mounted wireless communication facility.
(H) ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD - The local electric and magnetic fields that envelop the surrounding space, as by the movement and consumption of electric power by transmission lines, household appliances and lighting.
(I) EQUIPMENT FACILITY - A structure containing ancillary equipment for a wireless communications facility, including cabinets, shelters, and similar structures.
(J) FAA - The Federal Aviation Agency.
(K) FCC - The Federal Communications Commission.
(L) LATTICE TOWER - A multi-sided, open, metal frame tower.
(M) MANAGER - The city's planning and environmental services manager.
(N) MICRO-CELL FACILITY - A wireless communications facility consisting of not more than four antennae per site, each with dimensions no greater than two feet by two feet (typically mounted on existing structures or utility poles) or one foot by four feet; provided, however, that cylindrical antennae less than six inches in diameter that transmit and receive signals in 360 degrees may be no greater than five feet in height.
(O) MONOPOLE - A single pole wireless communications facility.
(P) DIVISION - The city's planning and environmental services division.
(Q) RADIO FREQUENCY RADIATION - Electromagnetic radiation in the portion of the spectrum from 3 kHz (kilohertz) to 300 GHz (gigahertz).
(R) REVIEWING AUTHORITY - The person or body designated by the code or city regulations to decide applications for antennae, equipment facilities and wireless communication facilities, or matters related thereto, or appeals from such decisions.
(S) SCENIC HIGHWAY - A road, street, highway or freeway designated as a scenic highway in the open space/conservation element of the city's general plan.
(T) STEALTH FACILITY - A wireless communications facility designed to blend into the surrounding environment, typically architecturally integrated into a building or other concealing structure, also called an “alternative wireless communications facility.”
(U) TOWER - A structure higher than its diameter and high relative to its surroundings, free-standing or attached to another structure, of skeleton framework or enclosed, that is erected primarily for the purpose of supporting one or more antennae for wireless communications facilities.
(V) WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS - Personal wireless services as defined in the Telecommunications Act of 1996, including cellular, personal communication, specialized mobile radio, enhanced specialized mobile radio, paging, and similar services.
(W) WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS FACILITY - A structure, including a tower, pole, monopole, lattice tower, water tower, building or other structure, that supports antennae and related equipment that sends or receives radio frequency signals.
(`64 Code, Sec. 34-232) (Ord. No. 2449)