This section applies to any satellite dish antenna, defined as a device incorporating a reflective surface that is solid, open mesh, or bar configured and is in the shape of a shallow dish, cone, horn, or cornucopia. The device is used to transmit and/or receive radio or electromagnetic waves between terrestrial and/or orbital based uses. This definition includes, but is not limited to, what are commonly referred to as satellite earth stations, TVROs (television reception only satellite dish antennas), and microwave antennas.
1. In residential districts, ground-mounted satellite dish antennas are subject to the following performance standards:
b. The antenna must be located within the rear yard and set back a minimum of ten (10) feet from all property lines.
c. All cables and lines serving the antenna must be located underground.
2. In commercial and industrial districts, ground-mounted satellite dish antennas are subject to the following performance standards:
b. The antenna will not be located within a required yard setback.
c. No antenna will be placed in the front yard.
C. Wall- and Roof-Mounted
1. In residential districts, the maximum height (measured from the highest point) of any wall- or roof-mounted satellite dish antenna must not extend more than five (5) feet above the peak of the roof surface. The antenna will not be located on the front side of the house or roof.
a. The maximum height (measured from the highest point) is fifteen (15) feet above the roofline.