Antennae and metal towers shall be grounded for protection against a direct strike by lightning and shall comply as to electric wiring and connections with all applicable local statutes, regulations and standards.
Towers with antennae shall be designed to withstand a uniform wind loading.
All signals and remote control conductors of low energy extending substantially horizontally above the ground between a tower or antenna and a structure, or between towers, shall be at least eight (8) feet above the ground at all points, unless buried underground.
Towers shall be located so that they do not interfere with reception in nearby residential areas.
Towers shall be located so there is room for vehicles doing maintenance to maneuver on the property owned and or leased by the applicant.
The base of the tower shall occupy no more than five hundred (500) square feet.
Minimum spacing between tower locations shall be two (2) miles in order to prevent a concentration of towers in one area.
Height of the tower shall not exceed two hundred (200) feet from grade within a commercial zoning district, and three hundred (300) feet from grade within an industrial or agricultural zoning district.
Towers shall not be artificially lighted except as required by the Federal Aviation Administration.
Existing on-site vegetation shall be preserved to the maximum extent practicable.
There shall not be displayed advertising or identification of any kind intended to be visible from the ground or other structures, except as required for emergency purposes.
There shall be no employees located on the site on a permanent basis to service or maintain the communications tower. Occasional or temporary repair and service activities are excluded from this restriction.