Applies to New structures located within Rights-of-Ways – Required Design Characteristics.

1) Wireless installations shall be consistent throughout the city limits and the extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ);

2) Wireless installations shall be on non-conductive poles;

3) All antennas shall be indiscernible by an average person from 250 feet away;

4) Wireless installations shall utilize a “concealed” design, including all cabling being inside a hollow pole;

5) All radios, network equipment and batteries will be enclosed in a pedestal cabinet near the pole, or in a pole-mounted cabinet or under a pole-mounted shroud;

6) Cabinets should be consistent in size and no larger than standard DOT streetlight signal cabinets;

7) Unless proven unfeasible by clear and convincing evidence, in lieu of installing new poles, any wireless installation in the PROW shall replace a pre-existing distribution pole, secondary pole or streetlight;

8) Wireless installations shall be on poles that meet or exceed current NESC standards and wind and ice loading requirements of ANSI 222 Version G;

9) Any new poles installed shall be “green” and not leach any volatile organic compounds or toxic materials into the ground; and

10) To avoid unsightly rust and corrosion, any new pole installed shall not be metal or reinforced concrete.