1390.01   DEFINITIONS.
   As used in this chapter, the terms listed below shall be interpreted according to the following definitions.  Other terms shall be interpreted according to the definitions provided elsewhere in these Codified Ordinances or according to their ordinary English usage:
   (a)   “Collocation” means the use of a wireless telecommunications facility by more than one wireless telecommunications provider.
   (b)   “Lattice tower” means a support structure constructed of vertical metal struts and cross braces, forming a triangular or square structure which often tapers from the foundation to the top.
   (c)   “Monopole” means a support structure constructed of a single, self-supporting hollow metal tube securely anchored to a foundation.
   (d)   “Open space” means land devoted to conservation or recreational purposes and/or land designated by a municipality to remain undeveloped (may be specified on a zoning map).
   (e)   “Residential district” means a Class A, Class A-1, Class B or Class HB District, as defined in the Planning and Zoning Code.
   (f)   “Telecommunications” means the technology which enables information to be exchanged through the transmission of voice, video or data signals by means of electrical or electromagnetic systems.
   (g)   “Wireless telecommunications antenna” means an antenna designed to transmit or receive telecommunications authorized by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), excluding an amateur radio operator's antenna.
   (h)   “Wireless telecommunications equipment shelter” means the structure in which the electronic receiving and relay equipment for a wireless telecommunications facility is housed.
   (i)   “Wireless telecommunications facility” means a facility consisting of the equipment and structures involved in receiving telecommunications or radio signals from a mobile radio communications source and transmitting those signals to a central switching computer which connects the mobile unit with the land-based telephone lines.
   (j)   “Wireless telecommunications tower” means a tower, including, but not limited to, a self-supporting lattice, guyed or monopole tower, which elevates the wireless telecommunications antenna, and any included accessory transmission and receiving equipment.
(Ord. 1997-39. Passed 10-14-97.)