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Local Tower Regulations

City of Fredericksburg

In the City of Fredericksburg, antenna regulations are part of the Zoning Ordinances The relevant section is §7.520 "Permitted Exceptions to Height Limits".

The following structures and features may exceed the maximum height for the 
district in which they are located, subject to limits specified herein:

  A. The following structures may exceed the height limit of any district by 
     not more than fifteen percent (15%), or such height as may be necessary 
     to comply with generally accepted engineering practices for stacks and 
     vents, or any applicable Federal or State law, regulation, guideline 
     or order, whichever is greater:

    1. Parapet walls, chimneys, vents and mechanical or safety features such 
       as fire towers, stairways, elevator penthouses, heating and cooling 
       equipment and protective covers.

    2. Ornamental towers, cupolas, domes and spires not designed for occupancy.

  B. The following structures are exempt from the height limit:

    1. Radio and television receiving antennae of the type customarily used 
       for home radio and television receivers.

    2. Flagpoles.


  C. Radio towers operated by licensed amateur radio operators no more than 
     sixty (60) feet in height plus fifteen (15) feet for antennae. A 
     Conditional Use Permit shall be required to exceed tower and antennae 
     height of sixty (60) feet and fifteen (15) feet respectively.

For more information, see the City of Fredericksburg Website.

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