Planning Commission recommends zoning standards for small wireless cell facilities

Crown Castle government affairs manager Adrian Salas was quoted in an article about recommendations on zoning standards for small cells in East County, CA. Last week, the county’s Planning Commission made a final recommendation of 100 feet of separation from buildings rather than 1,000 feet from specific sites. Salas stated, "Higher frequencies are better for data transmission, but they are not as strong. 5G needs to be closer to the receiver." Salas also noted that any pole not structurally able to handle equipment will be replaced.

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