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Staff Review CITY OF COLLEGE STATION Home of Texas A&M University` MEMORANDUM DATE: September 23, 2014 TO: Skyway Towers, LLC, via; ctorrey c(Dskywaytowers.com FROM: Jessica Bullock, Staff Planner SUBJECT: SKYWAY TOWERS SITE (CUP) Staff reviewed the above-mentioned CUP as requested. The following page is a list of staff review comments detailing items that need to be addressed. Please address the comments and submit the following information for further staff review and to be scheduled for a future Planning & Zoning Commission meeting: 2 copies of revised construction documents. Please note that this application will expire in 90 calendar days from the date of this memo, if the applicant has not provided written response comments and revised documents to the Administrator that seek to address the staff review comments contained herein. If all comments have not been addressed on your revised site plan, your project will be pulled from the scheduled P&Z agenda. Your project may be placed on a future agenda once all the revisions have been made and the appropriate re-advertising fee paid. Once your item has been scheduled for the P&Z meeting, the agenda and staff report can be accessed at the following web site on Monday the week of the P&Z meeting. http://www.cstx.qov/pz If you have any questions or need additional information, please call me at 979.764.3570. Attachments: Staff Review Comments PC: Oscar Parulian, Faith Investments Partnership, via; oscar(c�united-rico.com Rich Manley, Selective Site Consultants, Inc, via; rmanley(a�ssc.us.com W. Bebb Francis, III, via; wbfrancis(a�francislawfirm.com P&DS Project No. 14-00900232 Planning 6 Development Services P.O.BOX 9960 • 1101 TE}:AS AVENUE •COLLEGE STATION •TEXAS •77842 STAFF REVIEW COMMENTS NO. 1 Project: SKYWAY TOWERS SITE (CUP) — (14-00900232) PLANNING 1. Please provide sheets to scale. wu t DO 0 g./On the print out showing location of towers with 4 miles, please verify that the distances are from the proposed tower. If so, based on this map there is another tower, 130 feet in height .9 miles away from this request. Please note that new transmission 75 feet or more in Q}" eight shall be separated from existing towers by a minimum distance of 3,500 feet. 3 Does the applicant have any existing towers? If so, please provide a list of the applicants existing and future towers that are within the City and the City's ETJ. This should include information about location, design, and height of each tower. For all existing towers please also provide name, address and telephone number of the owner of record, the tower locations by address and legal description, tower height, the number of antenna arrays on the tower, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of all other users of the tower structures. To meet the 2012 building code, the tower should be built to withstand 3-second gusted wind speeds of 115 mph. Please revise the letter to reflect this. 6 For concrete, please change plans to reflect it as a minimum of 5 inches thick. Reinforcement within the concrete section shall consist of #4 bars on 18-inch centers, centered within the pavement thickness. 6. On sheet A-1, please labels to match those on sheet A-2. On both sheets please also label ,the 6-foot fence and identify material used. 0, Please provide the following general notes on sheet A-1 and A-2: a. All roof and ground-mounted mechanical equipment shall be screened from view or isolated so as not to be visible from any public right-of-way or residential district within 150 feet of the subject lot, measured from a point five feet above grade. Such screening shall be coordinated with the building architecture and scale to maintain a unified appearance. b. WTFs shall not be artificially lighted with the exception of motion detectors as security lighting, unless required by the FAA or other applicable authority. If lighting is required, the City may review the available lighting alternatives and approve the design that would cause the least disturbance to the surrounding properties. c. Towers may not be used to exhibit any signage or other advertising. `f Please provide documentation of need and alternatives. This should show that no existing tower, building, structure, or alternative technology can accommodate the antenna. Please note, that approval of a building permit will be required after approval of the CUP in 9rder to construct soze,ceastVThe project is still being reviewed by the Fire Department and Utilities. 'Please note that any changes made to the plans, that have not been requested by the City of College Station, must be explained in your next transmittal letter and "bubbled" on your plans. Reviewed by: Jessica Bullock Date: 9/23/14 Page 2 of 3 I ENGINEERING COMMENTS NO. 1 1. Please provide Erosion Control plan with your next submittal. 2. Please confirm that the propose structure(s) do not impede the storm drainage flow of the property. Reviewed by: Kevin Ferrer Date: 9/15/14 SANITATION 1. Sanitation is ok with this project. Reviewed by: Wally Urrutia Date: 9/10/14 Page 3 of 3 0 14 00900232 SKYWAY TOWERS SITE (CUP) ELECTRICAL COMMENTS REQUIRING IMMEDIATE ATTENTION 1. SITE PLAN/PLAT: Developer will provide CSU with a digital, AutoCAD dwg format, version of plat and / or site plan as soon as it is available. Email to sweidocstx.qov. 2. LOAD DATA: The developer will provide load data to CSU as soon as it is available. This information is critical for CSU to accurately determine the size and number of transformers, and other equipment, required to provide service to the project. Failure to provide load data will result in construction delays and, due to clearance requirements, could affect the final building footprint. Delivery time for transformers and other equipment not in stock is approximate 26 weeks. 3. EASEMENTS: Developer provides descriptive easements for electric infrastructure as designed by CSU, as shown on plat or site plan. 4. If easements are existing, the developer will be responsible for locating easements on site to insure that electrical infrastructure is installed within easement boundaries. GENERAL ELECTRICAL COMMENTS 1. Developer installs conduit per CSU specs and design. 2. CSU will provide drawings for electrical installation. 3. Developer provides 30' of rigid or IMC conduit for each riser conduit. CSU installs riser. 4. Developer will intercept existing conduit at designated transformers or other existing devices and extend as required. 5. If conduit does not exist at designated transformer or other existing devices, developer will furnish and install conduit as shown on CSU electrical layout. 6. Developer pours electric device pads or footings, i.e. transformers, pull boxes, or other device, per CSU specs and design. 7. Developer installs pull boxes and secondary pedestals per CSU specs and design, Pull boxes and secondary pedestals provided by CSU. 8. Final site plan must show all proposed electrical facilities necessary to provide electrical service, i.e. transformers, pull boxes, or switchgears, all meter locations, and conduit routing as designed by CSU. 9. To discuss any of the above electrical comments please contact Gilbert Martinez at 979.764.6255, Sam Weido at 979.764.6314, Eric Horton at 979.764.6280, or Weldon Davis at 979.764.5027. Reviewed by: Sam Weido Date: 9.30.2014 Jessica Bullock From: Jessica Bullock Sent: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 3:08 PM To: 'Bebb Francis' Cc: Carrie Torrey Subject: Skyway Towers Bebb, Thank you for the submittal everything looks good. The only thing is the 24x36 sheets are not to scale. For example, sheet A-1 shows that it is 1"=10' but when I use my ruler it does not read that way, this is true throughout the document. We can still make the November 4th meeting if this is turned in by October 29th for the latest. Also the documentation of the easement appears to be private. We can keep this on file but I want to make the easement will be recorded by the applicant after approval of the conditional use permit since it is not public. Any questions feel free to give me a call, Jessica Jessica Bullock Staff Planner Planning & Development Services City of College Station P.O. Box 9960 1 101 Texas Avenue College Station, TX 77842 Office: 979.764.3570 Fax: 979.764.3496 Email:jbullock@cstx.gov Website:www.cstx.gov 1 e 1,0e li**4 CITY OF COLLEGE STATION 00, Home of Texas A&M University MEMORANDUM DATE: September 5, 2014 TO: Skyway Towers, LLC, via; ctorrey@skytowers.com FROM: Jessica Bullock, Staff Planner SUBJECT: SKYWAY TOWERS SITE (CUP) Thank you for the submittal of your Conditional Use Permit - Use & Site application. Kevin Ferrer, Graduate Civil Engineer, and I have been assigned to review this project. It is anticipated that the review will be completed and any staff comments returned to you on or before Friday, September 22, 2014. If you have questions in the meantime, please feel free to contact us. PC: Oscar Parulian, Faith Investments Partnership, via; oscar(a)united-rico.con9 v' Rich Manley, Selective Site Consultants, Inc, via; rmanleysc.us.com ' W. Bebb Francis, Ill, via; wbfrancis@francislawfirm.com I P&DS Project No. 14-00900232 Planning&Development Services P.O.BOX 9960 • 1101 TEXAS AVENUE •COLLEGE STATION •TEXAS •77842