Planning Commission meets July 23. Here’s how to weigh in.
The City and Borough of Juneau Planning Commission meets on July 23, 7 p.m. in City Hall Assembly Chambers to review one proposal related to replacing an existing communication tower.
Replacement of cell tower (WCF2019 0007)
The applicant request a Special Use Permit for the development of a Wireless Communication Facility (WCF) to replace a 40-foot tall, guyed cell tower with a 40-foot tall, self-supporting cell tower. Antennas and other radio equipment, adding no more than 20 feet of height, may be installed on the tower. Additionally, the applicant proposes an 8 feet x 8 feet generator shed. The existing tower will be completely removed, and the new tower will be located on the same site approximately 50 feet from the existing tower location. The existing and proposed towers serve Juneau Police Department and Capital City Fire and Rescue.
Geographic Location: USS 3817 Lot 1
Configuration: Self-supporting 6ft x 6 ft square lattice tower
Height: Tower will be 40 feet high; radio equipment may be up to 20 additional feet high
Lighting Specifications: FAA Style E – Medium Intensity Dual Lighting