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.