PWM Inc. Conditional Use and Special Permits (CUP-05-20/SP-05-99) for a 140 Foot Tall Cellular Communication Tower, United States Cellular - Tenant

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Summary

SCH Number
2006042138
Lead Agency
Humboldt County
Document Title
PWM Inc. Conditional Use and Special Permits (CUP-05-20/SP-05-99) for a 140 Foot Tall Cellular Communication Tower, United States Cellular - Tenant
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
Baywood Golf and Country Club is composed of an 18 hole golf course and country club. A restaurant, lounge, pool, and other amenities are provided for members. The Club is available to the public for various social and meeting events. The site is rural with estate-style residences dotting the surrounding hills. The top of the tower will be slightly visible from 2-3 of the nearby homes and from the swimming pool at the Club. GP: Recreation (REC), Jacoby Creek Community Plan Z: Residential Single Family - Building Site Area - 20,000 sf with Recreation and Qualified combining zones (R-1-B-3-X-Q)

Document Description
A Conditional Use Permit for the development of 140' tall lattice cell tower. The structure will be a 3-legged tower with each leg being 14' wide at the base. This width tapers to +/- 7' at the top. The tower and all appurtenances will be painted dark green in an effort to blend with the surrounding trees and existing foliage. This tower will be able to accommodate an additional 2-3 carriers in the future and will provide coverage to residents and golfers in the Baywood/Golf Course Road valley. The project includes the placement of a small equipment cabinet at the base of the tower on the 20' x 20' concrete slab. Once fully developed at capacity, there could be up to 3 of these small equipment sheds at the base of the tower. The site for the construction of the tower is behind the existing maintenance building at the far eastern boundary of the golf course property. Only the top of the tower will be visible from one or two residential neighbors and once it is painted green (and maintained for its lifetime), it will be difficult to locate. No new water or sewage disposal facilities will be required. The SP is required to exceed the 35' height limit of the R-1 zone.

Contact Information
Alyson Hunter
Humboldt County Planning Department
3015 H Street
Eureka, CA 95501

Phone : (707) 268-3731
Fax : (707) 445-7446
ahunter@co.humboldt.ca.us

Location

Cities
Arcata
Counties
Humboldt
Cross Streets
Buttermilk Lane / Golf Course Road
Zip
95573
Total Acres
0.020
Parcel #
500-251-005-000
Township
5N
Range
1E
Section
2, 3
Base
HM

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Commercial (140' cellular/PCS tower)
Local Action
Use Permit Other Action Other Action: Special Permits
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation Caltrans, District 1 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1 Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 1 Resources Agency
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