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

Upcoming Public Hearing:

On Monday, December 9, 2019, the Planning Commission will be holding a public hearing to review applications for Conditional Use Permits to install new small cell wireless facilities (antenna and equipment) on existing PG&E owned wood utility poles located within the right-of-way adjacent to parcels with the addresses listed below.  The Planning Commission meeting will begin at 7 pm and will be held in the City Hall Council Chambers, 501 Primrose Road, Burlingame.  Please note that there are several items on the agenda scheduled to be reviewed prior to these applications.


1505 Bernal Avenue
1480 Broadway (76 Gas Station) (pole is located on El Camino Real)
977 El Camino Real  

These applications consist of installing one antenna on top of an existing utility pole and associated equipment attached to the side of the utility pole at each location.  If you would like to submit comments on the proposed applications, please email your comments to planningdepartment@burlingame.org.

Documents for December 9, 2019 Planning Commission Meeting:

1505 Bernal Avenue

Staff Report & Attachments
Independent Review by CTC Technology & Energy
Alternative Sites Analysis
Radio Frequency Report
Visual Simulations
Sample Close Up Visual Simulation of Equipment
Proposed Plans

1480 Broadway
Staff Report & Attachments
Independent Review (CTC Technology & Energy)
Alternative Sites Analysis
Radio Frequency Report
Visual Simulations
Sample Close Up Visual Simulation of Equipment
Proposed Plans

977 El Camino Real
Staff Report & Attachments
Independent Review (CTC Technology & Energy)
Alternative Sites Analysis
Radio Frequency Report
Visual Simulations
Sample Close Up Visual Simulation of Equipment
Proposed Plans (updated - previously posted version was incorrect)

Wireless Communication Facilities in the Public Right-of-Way (Small Cell Antennas) - Pending Applications

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 public 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 1100 Drake 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

Wireless Communication Facilities in the Public Right-of-Way (Small Cell Antennas) - Approved Applications:

On January 22, 2019, the City Council approved applications for Conditional Use Permits to install new small cell wireless facilities (antenna and equipment) on existing PG&E owned wood utility poles located within the right-of-way adjacent to parcels with the addresses of 1800 Hillside Drive and 701 Winchester Drive.  The projects consist of installing one antenna on top of an existing utility pole and associated equipment attached to the side of the utility pole at each location.

Documents for January 22, 2019 City Council Meeting:

Staff Report - 1800 Hillside Dr
Staff Report - 701 Winchester Dr
September 4, 2018 City Council Minutes
CTC Report January 2019
Response Letter from AT&T
Alternative Sites Analysis - 1800 Hillside Dr
Alternative Sites Analysis - 701 Winchester Dr
City Council Staff Report - 1800 Hillside Dr - September 4, 2018 Meeting
City Council Staff Report - 701 Winchester Dr - September 4, 2018 Meeting
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 Received 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 (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)

Administrative Use Permit Applications - Pending Applications:

None.

Administrative Use Permit Applications - Approved Applications:

859 Cowan Road (AT&T)
Approval Letter
Approved Plans

1800 Bayshore Highway (Sprint)
Approval Letter
Approved Plans

1234 El Camino Real (Sprint)
Approval Letter
Approved Plans

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
Approved 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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