City of New Braunfels
In the City of New Braunfels, antenna regulations are part of the
City Ordinances. The relevant section is
"Telecommunications towers/antennas". §14iii.3 of the code specifically exempts
Amateur Radio installations:
14iii.3 Exemptions. This section shall apply to the installation, renovation,
or modification of any telecommunications tower, except the following
facilities, which shall be exempt from the requirements of this
(a) Structures intended only for and capable only of use as amateur
§16.3-10[A] through §16.3-12 address tower height:
16.3-10[A]. The requirements set forth in this ordinance shall govern the
location of towers that exceed, and antennas that are installed at
a height in excess of, the height limitations specified for each
zoning district. The height limitations applicable to buildings and
structures shall not apply to towers and antennas.
16.3-11. Only towers or antennas located on federally owned property shall be
exempt from the requirements of this ordinance.
16.3-12. Any tower or antenna existing on the effective date of this
ordinance shall not be required to meet the requirements of this
ordinance. Any such towers or antennas that fail to meet the
requirements of this ordinance shall be referred to in this
ordinance as "grandfathered towers" or "grandfathered antennas"
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of New Braunfels Website.
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