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A. Antennas may not extend more than 15 feet above their supporting structure, monopole, lattice tower, building or other structure.

B. Site location and development shall preserve the preexisting character of the surrounding buildings and land uses and the zone district to the extent consistent with the functions of the communications equipment. Wireless communication towers shall be integrated through the location and design to blend in with the existing characteristics of the site to the extent practical. Existing on-site vegetation shall be preserved to the extent possible and/or improved, and disturbance of the existing topography shall be minimized, unless such disturbance would result in less visual impact of the site to the surrounding area.

C. Accessory equipment for WCFs should be located within buildings or placed underground when possible. When accessory equipment cannot be located in buildings, equipment shelters or cabinets shall be screened and landscaped in conformance with town landscape ordinances.

D. Except as specifically required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) or the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), transmission structures shall:

1. Use colors which reduce their visual impacts; provided, wooden poles do not have to be painted; and

2. Not be illuminated, except transmitter building may use lighting for security reasons which is compatible with the surrounding neighborhood;

3. Not have obstructing lighting systems unless an aeronautical study has been completed, stating the lights are needed. [Ord. 339 § 9, 1997.]