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A. All installation of wireless communication systems shall be subject to the requirements of this section in addition to all applicable Site Development and Design Standards. Installations of wireless communication systems are subject to the following review procedures.

Table 18.4.10.020. Review Procedures for Wireless Communication Systems

Zoning Designations

Attached to Existing Structures

Alternative Structures

Freestanding Support Structures

Residential Zones

CUP

Prohibited

Prohibited

C-1

CUP

CUP

Prohibited

C-1-D (Downtown)

CUP

Prohibited

Prohibited

C-1 - Freeway overlay

Site Review

Site Review

CUP

E-1

Site Review

Site Review

CUP

M-1

Site Review

Site Review

CUP

SOU

Site Review

CUP

CUP

NM (North Mountain)

Prohibited

Prohibited

Prohibited

Historic District

CUP

Prohibited

Prohibited

A-1 (Airport Overlay)

CUP

CUP

CUP

HC (Health Care)

CUP

Prohibited

Prohibited

CM-NC

CUP

CUP

CUP

CM-OE

Site Review

Site Review

CUP

CM-CI

Site Review

Site Review

CUP

CM-MU

CUP

CUP

CUP

CM-OS

Prohibited

Prohibited

Prohibited

B. Additional Provisions.

1. In residential zones, wireless communication facilities are permitted on existing structures greater than 45 feet in height. For the purposes of this section, existing structures shall include the replacement of existing pole, mast, or tower structures (such as stadium light towers) for the combined purposes of their previous use and wireless communication facilities.

2. In the C-1-D zone, wireless communication facilities are permitted on existing structures with a height greater than 50 feet.

3. With the exception of the C-1-D zone as described above, wireless communication facilities are prohibited in the Historic District Overlay, as defined in the Comprehensive Plan.

C. Exemptions. Replacement of previously approved antennas and accessory equipment are permitted outright with an approved building permit, and are allowed without a Site Design Review or Conditional Use Permit as specified in the preceding subsection, provided that these actions meet all of the following requirements.

1. Do not create an increase in the height of the facility.

2. Conform with the conditions of the previously approved planning action.

3. Do not cause the facility to go out of conformance with the standards of section 18.4.10.040.

D. Exceptions and Variances. Requests to depart from the requirements of this chapter are subject to subject to 18.5.2.050.E Exception to the Site Development and Design Standards.

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