City of Manor
In the City of manor, antenna regulations are part of the
Ordinance. Section 5, "Definitions" defines radio, television,
microwave, and similar towers:
Radio, Television, Microwave and Similar Towers means structures supporting
antennae for transmitting or receiving any portion of the radio spectrum,
but excluding noncommercial antennae installation for home use of radio or
Section 8, Enforcement of Regulations, in part addresses tower height:
(c) Structures and Buildings. No building, structure or accessory structure
shall be erected, converted or enlarged, nor shall any such existing
building or structure be structurally altered or rebuilt, nor shall
any open space surrounding any building be encroached upon or reduced
in any manner, unless the same shall be done and completed in a manner
to comply with all applicable City codes and ordinances, and such work
and structure shall:
(i) Conform to the setback, building site area, building location and land
use regulations hereinafter designated for the district in which such
building or open space is located.
(ii) Not exceed the height limit herein established for the district in
which such building is located, except as specifically authorized
(A) The height limits prescribed herein shall not apply to television and
radio towers, church spires, belfries, monuments, tanks, water and
fire towers, stage towers, scenery lofts, cooling towers, ornamental
towers and spires, chimneys, elevator bulkheads, smokestacks,
necessary public or private utilities, conveyors, flag poles, and
necessary mechanical appurtenances. The height limits and other
applicable regulations for television, radio and communications
towers and antennas may be established by separate ordinance.
Section 25, "Single Family Residential 1 - District R-1" specifically
includes towers as an accessory use:
(a) Purpose and Permitted Uses. Permits detached single family dwellings with
a minimum of 1,300 square feet of living area, and related accessory
structures, on a minimum lot size of 7,500 square foot.
(b) Additional Permitted Uses.
(i) Parks, playgrounds, community buildings and other public recreational
facilities, owned and/or operated by the municipality or other public
(ii) Public buildings, including libraries, museums, police and fire
(iii) Real estate sales offices during the development of a residential
subdivision but not to exceed two (2) years. Display dwellings with
sales offices, provided that if said display dwellings are not moved
are converted to a permitted use within a period of one (1) year,
specific permission must be obtained from the City Council for said
display houses to remain.
(iv) Temporary buildings for uses incidental to construction work on the
premises, which buildings shall be removed upon the completion or
abandonment of construction work.
(v) Water supply reservoirs, pumping plants and towers.
(vi) Accessory structures and uses customarily incident to the above uses
and located on the same lot therewith, not involving the conduct of any
business or commercial enterprise.
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