November 26, 2007
SP2007-00038 Carrsbrook Tower Tier III
Map 46, Parcel 15
Dear Mr. Waller:
County Planning Commission, at its meeting on November 13, 2007, recommended
approval of the above-noted petition to the Board of Supervisors by a vote of
Please note that
this approval is subject to the following conditions:
All work shall
be done in general accord with what is described in the applicant's request
and site construction plans, entitled “Carrsbrook American Tower Corporation
Compound", with a final zoning drawing submittal date of July 19, 2007.
shall not be increased in height.
array of panel antennas may be attached only as follows:
equipment attached to the tower shall be painted to match the color of
the tower. The cables extending from the ground equipment may remain
antennas shall not exceed seven (7) feet in height and two (2) feet in
antennas shall be set at the minimum distance that is allowed by the
mounting equipment, and in no case shall any of the new antennas project
from the structure to a distance that is greater than that of the
The replacement of dishes and antennas attached to this tower may be
approved administratively, provided that the sizing, mounting distances and
heights of the replacement equipment are in compliance with these conditions of
approval and in accordance with all applicable regulations set forth in Section
5.1.40 of the Zoning Ordinance.
exception of any safety lighting required by Federal Aviation Administration
regulations, outdoor lighting shall be permitted only during maintenance
periods; regardless of the lumens emitted, each outdoor luminaire that is
not required for safety shall be fully shielded as required by Section 4.17
of the Zoning Ordinance.
trees within 200 feet of the facility shall be removed for the purpose of
installing the proposed antennae or any supporting ground equipment.
owner and any subsequent owners of the tower and its supporting facilities
shall submit a report to the Zoning Administrator by July 1 of each year.
The report shall identify each personal wireless service provider that uses
the facility, including a drawing indicating which equipment, on both the
tower and the ground, are associated with each provider.
and antennae from any individual personal wireless service provider shall be
disassembled and removed from the site within ninety (90) days of the date
its use is discontinued. The entire facility shall be disassembled and
removed from the site within ninety (90) days of the date its use for
personal wireless service purposes is discontinued. If the Zoning
Administrator determines at any time that surety is required to guarantee
that the facility will be removed as required, the permittee shall furnish
to the Zoning Administrator a certified check, a bond with surety
satisfactory to the County, or a letter of credit satisfactory to the
County, in an amount sufficient for, and conditioned upon, the removal of
the facility. The type of surety guarantee shall be to the satisfaction of
the Zoning Administrator and the County Attorney.
shall be limited to a total of four (4) vertical arrays of panel antennas.
No additional relay, satellite or microwave dish antennas shall be permitted
on the tower without an amendment of this special use permit.
use permit must be amended to allow either of the three existing arrays of
panel antennas to be:
on the structure;
to increase the number or size of panel antennas; or,
to increase the distance of the panel antennas from the structure.
The motion for
approval passed by a vote of 5:0
- The flush
- The tree
modification plan because they are not disturbing any trees.
View staff report and attachments
View PC minutes
Return to regular agenda
Please be advised
that the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors will review this petition and
receive public comment at their meeting on January 9, 2008.
If you should have
any questions or comments regarding the above noted action, please do not
hesitate to contact me at (434) 296-5832.
Zoning and Current