§ 122.03  DEFINITIONS.
   All terms from the Will County Department of Highways Permit Regulations and Access Control Regulations shall be applicable to this chapter unless otherwise stated. In the event there is a conflict between the Wireless Telecommunication Facilities Ordinance and the Will County Department of Highways Permit Regulations and Access Control Regulations, the Wireless Telecommunication Facilities Ordinance shall govern. As used in this chapter, the subsequent terms shall have the following meanings:
   ALTERNATIVE ANTENNA STRUCTURE. An existing pole or other structure within the public right-of-way that can be used to support an antenna and is not a county-owned infrastructure.
   COUNTY-OWNED INFRASTRUCTURE.  Streetlights and traffic signals owned, operated and maintained by the county and within the public right-of-way.
   DISTRIBUTED ANTENNA SYSTEM (DAS).  A type of wireless telecommunication facility consisting of a network of spatially separated antenna nodes connected to a common source via a transport medium that provides wireless service within a geographic area.
   LANDSCAPE SCREENING.  The installation at grade of plantings, shrubbery, bushes or other foliage intended to screen ground mounted wireless telecommunication equipment from public view.
   PROVIDER.  Excludes any person who is providing service to or for a private niche market.
   STRUCTURAL ENGINEER.  A person licensed in the State of Illinois as a professional structural engineer, as that term is defined in Section 4 of the Structural Engineering Practice Act of 1989.
   STRUCTURE.  Includes alternative antenna structure and county-owned infrastructure as herein defined, collectively.
   TOWER.  Any structure that is designed and constructed primarily for the purpose of supporting one or more antennas, including self-supporting lattice towers, guy towers, or monopole towers.
   VARIANCE.  A grant of relief by the County Engineer or designee from specific limitations of this chapter.
   WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATION ANTENNA.  An antenna that is part of a wireless telecommunications facility.
   WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT.  Equipment, exclusive of an antenna, that is part of a wireless telecommunications facility.
   WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATION FACILITY.  An antenna, equipment, and related improvements used, or designed to be used, to provide publicly accessible wireless transmission of voice, data, images, or other information including, but not limited to, cellular phone service, personal communication service, paging, and Wi-Fi antenna service.
   WIRELESS SERVICES.  Any services provided to the general public, including a particular class of customers, and made available on a non-discriminatory basis using licensed or unlicensed spectrum, whether at a fixed location or mobile, provided using wireless facilities.
   WIRELESS SERVICES PROVIDER.  A person who provides wireless services.
(Ord. 18-226, passed 8-16-2018)