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Wireless Communications

Welcome to the Community Development Department's "Wireless Communications" page.  On this page you will be able to locate the City's "Wireless Telecommunications Ordinance" (adopted on February 6, 2012) as well as links to applications, fee schedules and other materials needed for submission of applications for modifications to existing or new wireless telecommunications facilities.  As applications are submitted, this page will also provide a link to applications that are pending review, as well as applications approved pursuant to the City's ordinance.

The following link will take you to the City's Wireless Telecommunications Ordinance: Wireless Communications Ordinance (adopted February 6, 2012)

This link will provide access to information regarding the federal Telecommunications Act of 1996: http://transition.fcc.gov/telecom.html

APPLICATION MATERIALS
Administrative Use Permit Application (checklist, forms and filing fees)
Conditional Use Permit Application (checklist, forms and filing fees)

PENDING APPLICATIONS

Conditional Use Permit Applications:

AT&T has submitted applications for Conditional Use Permits to install new wireless facilities (antenna and equipment) on existing PG&E owned wood utility poles located within the right-of-way at the locations listed below.  The proposals consist of installing one antenna on top of an existing utility pole and associated equipment attached to the side of the utility pole.

Please be advised that the application described below, originally scheduled to be reviewed by the City Council at a public hearing on Monday, December 3, 2018, has been continued at the request of the applicant (AT&T Mobility).   The public hearing for this application has been rescheduled for review by the City Council on TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. 

January 22, 2019 City Council Meeting:

Staff Report - 1800 Hillside Drive (pending)
Staff Report - 701 Winchester Drive (pending)

Revised Visual Simulations - 1800 Hillside Drive
Revised Plans - 1800 Hillside Drive
Previously Proposed Plans - 1800 Hillside Drive (September 4, 2018 Meeting)

Revised Visual Simulations - 701 Winchester Drive
Revised Plans - 701 Winchester Drive

Previously Proposed Plans - 701 Winchester Drive (September 4, 2018 Meeting)

Alternative Location and Project Description:
AT&T Mobility is requesting that in its review the City Council consider the following alternative location:

Right-of-Way Across from 704 Winchester DriveThe subject utility pole is located on the south side of Oak Grove Avenue, across the street from 704 Winchester Drive (utility pole nearest to Francisco Drive and adjacent to the Burlingame High School tennis courts). The proposed application includes replacing the existing utility pole with a new utility pole in its place, and installing a cylindrical antenna and extension on top of the pole and associated equipment and cabling mounted on the side of the utility pole.  A new above ground meter would be installed adjacent to 704 Winchester Drive (within the right-of-way at corner of Winchester Drive and Francisco Drive).

Visual Simulations - Across from 704 Winchester Drive
Proposed Plans - Across from 704 Winchester Drive

The following applications (utility poles adjacent to 701 Winchester Drive and 1800 Hillside Drive) were denied without prejudice by the Planning Commission on June 11, 2018.  The applicant has appealed both applications for review by the City Council.  These applications were reviewed by the City Council on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. 

September 4, 2018 City Council Meeting:

Staff Report - 1800 Hillside Drive
Staff Report - 701 Winchester Drive
Legal Memorandum
Title 25 - Zoning Code -Sections 25.77.080 (c) and 25.77.090
Letter and Exhibits Submitted by Applicant, Both Sites
Appeal Letter - 1800 Hillside Drive
Appeal Letter - 701 Winchester Drive
June 11, 2018 Planning Commission Minutes, Both Sites
June 11, 2018 Planning Commission Staff Report and Attachments - 1800 Hillside Drive
June 11, 2018 Planning Commission Staff Report and Attachments - 701 Winchester Drive
Letters Submitted After Preparation of the June 11, 2018 Planning Commission Staff Report, Both Sites

Revised Visual Simulations - 1800 Hillside Drive
Revised Plans - 1800 Hillside Drive
Previously Proposed Plans - 1800 Hillside Drive

Revised Visual Simulations - 701 Winchester Drive
Revised Plans - 701 Winchester Drive
Previously Proposed Plans - 701 Winchester Drive

June 11, 2018 Planning Commission Meeting:

Utility pole adjacent to 701 Winchester Drive (AT&T) - June 11, 2018 Planning Commission Meeting
Staff Report
Attachments (includes application documents and visual simulations)
Proposed Plans

Utility pole adjacent to 1800 Hillside Drive (AT&T) - June 11, 2018 Planning Commission Meeting
Staff Report
Attachments (includes application documents and visual simulations)
Proposed Plans

Utility pole adjacent to 1505 Bernal Avenue (AT&T) - In Review
Utility pole adjacent to 1480 Broadway (AT&T) - In Review
Utility pole adjacent to 977 El Camino Real AT&T) - In Review
Utility pole adjacent to 937 Larkspur Drive (AT&T) - In Review
Utility pole adjacent to 1210 Oak Grove Avenue (AT&T) - In Review

Verizon has submitted applications for Conditional Use Permits to install new wireless facilities (antenna and equipment) on existing PG&E owned wood utility poles located within the right-of-way at the locations listed below.  The proposals consist of installing one antenna on top of an existing utility pole and associated equipment attached to the side of the utility pole.

Utility pole adjacent to 1616 Albemarle Way (Verizon) - In Review
Utility pole adjacent to 601 Ansel Road (Verizon) - In Review
Utility pole adjacent to 1550 Barroilhet Avenue (Verizon) - In Review
Utility pole adjacent to 15 Bloomfield Road (Verizon) - In Review
Utility pole adjacent to 1815 Carmelita Avenue (Verizon) - In Review
Utility pole adjacent to 41 Highland Avenue (Verizon) - In Review
Utility pole adjacent to 1 Mangini Way (Verizon) - In Review
Utility pole adjacent to 1430 Palm Avenue (Verizon) - In Review
Utility pole adjacent to 2521 Poppy Drive (Verizon) - In Review
Utility pole adjacent to 1805 Rollins Road (Verizon) - In Review
Utility pole adjacent to 1028 Toyon Drive (Verizon) - In Review
Utility pole adjacent to 2 Victoria Road (Verizon) - In Review

Administrative Use Permit Applications:

None at this time.

APPROVED APPLICATIONS

Administrative Use Permit Applications:
            
 
1420 Burlingame Avenue (Sprint)
Approval Letter
Approved Plans

1828 El Camino Real (AT&T)
Approval Letter
Approved Plans

433 Airport Blvd  (Sprint)
Approval Letter
Approved Plans

1801 Murchison Drive (Verizon)
Approval Letter
Approved Plans

433 Airport Boulevard (AT&T)
Approval Letter
Approved Plans

1333 Bayshore Highway (Sprint)
Approval Letter
Approved Plans

1480 Burlingame Avenue (AT&T)
Approval Letter
Approved Plans

433 Airport Boulevard
Approved Plans: 433 Airport Blvd - Plans
Conditions of Approval: 433 Airport Blvd - Approval Letter

859 Cowan Road
 
Approved Plans: 859 Cowan Rd - Plans
Conditions of Approval: 859 Cowan Rd - Approval Letter

 
1350 Bayshore Highway
Approved Plans: Plans - 1350 Bayshore Hwy
Conditions of Approval: 1350 Bayshore Hwy - Approval Letter

3 California Drive
Approved Plans: 3 California Dr - Plans
Conditions of Approval: 3 California Dr - Approval Letter

1480 Burlingame Avenue
Approved Plans: 1480 Burlingame Ave - Plans
Conditions of Approval: 1480 Burlingame Ave - Approval Letter

330 Primrose Road
Approved Plans: 330 Primrose Rd - Plans
Conditions of Approval: 330 Primrose Rd - Approval Letter

1828 El Camino Real
Approved Plans: 1828 El Camino Real - Plans
Conditions of Approval: 1828 El Camino Real - Approval Letter

1555 Bayshore Highway
Approved Plans: 1555 Bayshore Hwy - Plans
Conditions of Approval: 1555 Bayshore Hwy - Approval Letter

1070 Broadway 
Approved Plans: 1070 Broadway - Plans
Conditions of Approval: 1070 Broadway - Approval Letter

1761 Adrian Road
Approved Plans: 1761 Adrian Rd - Plans
Conditions of Approval: 1761 Adrian Rd - Approval Letter

3 California Drive
Approved Plans: 3 California Dr - Plans
Conditions of Approval: 3 California Dr - Approval Letter

777 Morrell Avenue
Approved Plans: 777 Morrell Ave - Plans
Conditions of Approval: 777 Morrell Ave - Approval Letter

1480 Burlingame Avenue
Approved Plans: 1480 Burlingame Ave - Plans
Conditions of Approval: 1480 Burlingame Ave - Approval Letter

600 Airport Boulevard 
Approved Plans: 600 Airport Blvd - Plans
Conditions of Approval: 600 Airport Blvd - Approval Letter                                           

1828 El Camino Real
Approved Plans: 1828 El Camino Real - Plans
Conditions of Approval: In Progress

533 Airport Boulevard 
Approved Plans: 533 Airport Blvd - Plans
Conditions of Approval:  533 Airport Blvd - Conditions of Approval

433 Airport Boulevard
Approved Plans: 433 Airport - Plans
Conditions of Approval: 433 Airport - Conditions of Approval

1828 El Camino Real
Approved Plans: 1828 El Camino - Plans
Conditions of Approval: 1828 El Camino - Conditions of Approval

1070 Broadway
Approved Plans: 1070 Broadway - Plans (Sprint)
Conditions of Approval: 1070 Broadway Conditions of Approval (Sprint)

1801 Murchison Drive
Approved Plans: 1801 Murchison Dr - Plans
Conditions of Approval: 1801 Murchison Drive Conditions of Approval

1333 Bayshore Highway
Approved Plans: 1333 Bayshore - Plans
Conditions of Approval: 1333 Bayshore Highway Conditions of Approval

577 Airport Boulevard
Approved Plans: 577 Airport Blvd - Plans
Conditions of Approval: 577 Airport Conditions of Approval

1350 Bayshore Highway
Approved Plans: 1350 Bayshore Hwy - Plans
Conditions of Approval: 1350 Bayshore Conditions of Approval

1070 Broadway
Approved Plans: 1070 Broadway - Plans (AT&T)
Conditions of Approval: 1070 Broadway Conditions of Approval (AT&T)

1480 Burlingame Avenue
Approved Plans: 1480 Burlingame - Plans
Conditions of Approval: 1480 Burlingame Conditions of Approval

888 Hinckley Road
Approved Plans: 888 Hinckley Road - Plans
Conditions of Approval: 888 Hinckley Conditions of Approval

330 Primrose Road
Approved Plans: 330 Primrose - Plans
Conditions of Approval: 330 Primrose Conditions of Approval

 433 Airport Boulevard
Approved Plans: 433 Airport Boulevard - Plans
Conditions of Approval: 433 Airport Conditions of Approval

1828 El Camino Real
Approved Plans: 1828 El Camino Real - Plans
Conditions of Approval: 1828 El Camino Conditions of Approval

Conditional Use Permit Applications:

1500 Easton Drive
Approved Plans: 1500 Easton Dr - Plans
Conditions of Approval: Pending

3155 Frontera Way
Approved Plans: 3155 Frontera Way - Plans
Conditions of Approval:  3155 Frontera Way - Conditions of Approval

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