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ORDINANCE NO. 97- 16 <br />AN ORDINANCE OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA AMENDING <br />THE FOLLOWING CHAPTERS OF THE LAND DEVELOPMENT <br />REGULATIONS (LDRS): CHAPTER 901, DEFINITIONS; CHAPTER <br />911, ZONING; CHAPTER 912, SINGLE FAMILY DEVELOPMENT; <br />CHAPTER 917, ACCESSORY USES & STRUCTURES; CHAPTER 954, <br />OFF-STREET PARKING, CHAPTER 971, REGULATIONS FOR <br />SPECIFIC LAND USE CRITERIA; AND PROVIDING FOR REPEAL OF <br />CONFLICTING PROVISIONS, CODIFICATIONS, SEVERABILITY AND <br />EFFECTIVE DATE. <br />BE IT ORDAINED by the Board of County Commissioners of <br />Indian River County, Florida that the Indian River County land <br />development regulations (LDRs) be amended as follows. <br />A. Amend the definition of "Transmission tower" in section <br />901.03, to read as follows: <br />Communications tower. <br />a structure supporting a utility transmission line(s) <br />only, <br />- a structure up to 150' high supporting a 69 KV or <br />higher voltage -utility transmission line(s) and an <br />antenna(s), when located in non-residential zoning <br />districts. <br />Note: Notwithstanding anything in section 971.44(l) to the <br />contrary, within residential zoning districts no <br />telecommunications additions (such as antennas or support <br />structures) shall be'made to utility poles that would result <br />in an increased heiah•t of the pole and its attachments. <br />Certain types of communications towers are defined as <br />fnl1nws� <br />(a) Amateur Radio: a tower structure used by an individual <br />or.individuals licensed by the Federal Communications <br />Commission as an amateur radio operator(s) and where <br />such use is covered by the Federal Communications <br />Commission PRB-1 preemption. <br />(b) Commercial: a tower structure used by a <br />telecommunications provider, other than an amateur <br />radio operator. Examples of such providers/services <br />include: AM/FM radio, television, microwave, telephone, <br />cellular, personal wireless services, and related forms <br />of electronic communication. <br />(c) Commercial camouflaged: a communications tower and <br />support facilities designed to blend into the existin <br />