Telecommunications Facility Exemptions

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Introduced onJune 27, 2016
Advertised onJune 28, July 18 & 25, 2016


BILL No. 33 - 2016


AN ORDINANCE


AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF READING AMENDING THE ADMINISTRATIVE CODE, ZONING ORDINANCE SECTION 600-2111 TELECOMMUNICATIONS FACILITY EXEMPTIONS.

THE CITY OF READING HEREBY ORDAINS AS FOLLOWS:


SECTION 1. Amending the Zoning Ordinance Section 600-2111 by striking the exemption of PUC regulated corporations as follows:


  1. § 600-2111. Telecommunications facility exemption.

    1. A commercial telecommunications tower or antenna necessary for and clearly primarily used for emergency communications by the City of Reading Police or Fire Departments, emergency medical services and other similar public safety organizations is exempt from these requirements.

    2. All PUC regulated corporations are exempt from these regulations.

SECTION 2. All ordinances or parts of ordinances which are inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed.


SECTION 3. This Ordinance shall become effective ten (10) days after its adoption in accordance with Sections 219 & 221 of the City of Reading Home Rule Charter