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18A.70.620 Exemptions - Wireless Telecommunications Facilities.
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The following are exempt from the provisions of this chapter and shall be permitted in accordance with the requirements of LMC 18A.30, Zoning Districts:

A. Industrial processing equipment and scientific or medical equipment using frequencies regulated by the FCC.

B. Antennae and related equipment no more than three (3) feet in height that are being stored, shipped, or displayed for sale.

C. Amateur radio station operators or receive-only antennae.

D. Home satellite services, including satellite dish antennae less than six and one-half (6 1/2) feet in diameter and direct-to-home satellite services, when used as an accessory use of the property.

E. Public safety WTFs and equipment, including the regional 911 system, radar systems for military and civilian communication and navigation, and wireless radio utilized for temporary emergency communications in the event of a disaster.

F. A mobile transmission facility or other temporary wireless telecommunications facility temporarily placed on a site for a period of thirty (30) days or less, unless an administrative use permit is obtained for an additional period or unless the City has declared an area-wide emergency.

G. Emergency or routine maintenance and repair of an existing WTF and related equipment, excluding structural work or changes in height or dimensions of antennae, towers, or buildings, provided that compliance with the standards herein is maintained.

H. Wireless telecommunications facilities installed on properties that are subject to the Chambers Creek Properties Joint Procedural Use Agreement, which shall instead be regulated to the terms and conditions of the interlocal agreement and design standards adopted thereunder, as administered by the City of University Place pursuant to interlocal agreement. If, at some point, the interlocal agreement is abandoned, such uses on the Lakewood portion of the Chambers Creek Properties shall once again be subject to the requirements set forth herein; provided, that any existing uses which do not meet these standards shall be considered to be and shall be regulated as nonconforming. [Ord. 264 § 1, 2001.]

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