Laserfiche WebLink
~~~F~Eip~'`~ <br />i! ~ r~~ <br />11 ~ rY~ ry ~; I .,'r~l <br />17 J ~ <br />~~R~s1~~?'- <br />STAFF' S <br />REQUEST ANALYSIS <br />AND <br />RECOMMENDATION <br />08SN0231 <br />J~~ZnnQ rnr <br />July 30, 2008 BS <br />Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless <br />Dale Magisterial District <br />Southwest quadrant of the interchange of Chippenham Parkway and Belmont Road <br />RE VEST: Conditional Use to permit a communications tower in a Residential (R-7) District. <br />PROPOSED LAND USE: <br />A 155 foot communications tower is planned. (Condition) <br />PLANNING COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION <br />RECOMMEND APPROVAL SUBJECT TO THE CONDITION ON PAGE 2 AND <br />ACCEPTANCE OF THE PROFFERED CONDITIONS ON PAGE 2. <br />STAFF RECOMMENDATION <br />Recommend denial for the following reasons: <br />A. The proposal fails to conform to the Public Facilities Plan which suggests that <br />communications towers should generally be located away from high visibility <br />areas such as maj or traffic corridors and residential areas. <br />B. The proposal fails to ensure that mature trees will be preserved, as suggested by <br />the Tower Siting Policy, to lessen the visibility of the towers where such <br />structures are proposed in highly visible areas. <br />Providing a FIRST CHOICE community through excellence in public service <br />