PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE DINWIDDIE COUNTY CODE, CHAPTER 22. ZONING, ARTICLE I. IN GENERAL, SECTION 22-8 ADMINISTRATIVE FEES, ARTICLE IX. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS FACILITIES, SECTIONS 22-268. DEFINITIONS, 22-270 CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT REQUIRED, 22-271 ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW PROCESS, 22-274 GENERAL STANDARDS, AND 22-274.1. REGULATIONS FOR CERTAIN SMALL CELL FACILITIES AND MICRO-WIRELESS FACILITIES.
The proposed amendments to the Dinwiddie County Zoning Ordinance include amending Section 22-8 and Sections 22-268, 22-270, 22-271, 22-274, Section 22-274.1. Section 22-8 – Administrative fees is amended to include a $100.00 fee for administrative review-eligible projects. Section 22-268 is amended to consolidate the Article’s definitions into one Section to define an “Administrative review-eligible project”, “Antenna”, “Base station”, “Co-locate”, “Existing structure or facility”, “Micro-wireless facility”, “Small cell facility”, “Standard process project”, “Utility pole”, “Water tower”, “Wireless broadband support structure”, “Wireless facility”, “Wireless infrastructure provider”, “Wireless services”, “Wireless service provider,” and “Wireless support structure”. Section 22-270 is amended providing that all standard process project wireless telecommunication facilities require a conditional use permit, and Sec. 22-270 (e) provides that a wireless broadband support structure 60 feet or less AGL is not subject to the requirements of Article IX. Sec. 22-271 is amended to provide for a review process for a standard process review project and Sec. 22-274 (a) is amended to include general standards for standard review process projects. Section 22-274 (b) is included to provide for general standards for standard review process projects and administrative review-eligible projects. Section 22-274.1 is amended to remove the definitions from this Section and include them in Sec. 22-268 Definitions, and Section 22-274.1 is further amended to include regulations for reviewing administrative review-eligible projects which regulations are included in Section 22-274.1 (c). Section 22-274.1 (d) includes regulations for reviewing the replacement or modification of an existing antenna support structure under the administrative review process, and Section 22-274.1 (e) includes provisions for a co-location of antenna by a telecommunications service provider on an existing antenna support structure to be considered an administrative review-eligible project.