Zoning code amendment for communication towers
The Planning Commission has initiated a Zoning Code Text amendment related to Communication Towers and Antennas.
The proposed amendment reflects recent FCC rulings and orders with respect to telecommunications equipment advances in technology, the modification of existing telecommunications facilities, collocation preferences and height, as well as the timing of processing applications.
A copy of the proposed text amendment may be reviewed online at http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/dcp/notices and at the Zoning Office on the 3rd floor of 200 Ross St., Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.
The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on the proposed text amendments on: Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 2:00 p.m. in the John P. Robin Civic Building, 1st Floor Conference Room, 200 Ross Street, Downtown.
Testimony presented by individuals will be limited to three minutes each. In addition, any person who intends to testify on behalf of an organization such as a chamber of commerce, community club, etc., shall provide a “Letter of Authorization” from the appropriate duly appointed officers before testifying.
Prepared comments, statistics or reports in printed form may be presented to the Commission to support testimony or in lieu of testimony. Interpreters for the hearing impaired will be provided with 4 days’ notice by contacting Richard Meritzer at 412-255-2102.
Call 412-255-2241 if additional information is necessary.