40.260.240    Utilities (Other Than Wireless Communications Facilities)

A.    The erection, construction, reconstruction, alteration and maintenance of underground or aboveground transmission and distribution systems, including poles, towers, wires, mains, drains, sewers, in-ground sewage pumping facilities, pipes, conduits, cables, antennas, fire alarm boxes, police call boxes, traffic signals and other similar equipment, which does not require aboveground enclosed buildings as defined by Section 40.100.070, shall be permitted in any zoning district. Utility transmission lines, poles, and towers may exceed the height limitations otherwise provided for in this title. This section does not apply to wireless communications facilities as defined in Section 40.260.250(C).

B.    The erection, construction, reconstruction or alteration of utility substation facilities, as defined in Section 40.100.070, shall be permitted in any zoning district, subject to site plan approval pursuant to Section 40.520.040.

C.    Utilities installed under properties owned by Clark County and properties that are or will be dedicated to the county for road rights-of-way may require a utility permit pursuant to Chapter 12.20A and Chapter 13.12A.

(Amended: Ord. 2006-11-07; Ord. 2007-06-05)