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Public hearing on Zoning Text Amendment (ZTA) 18-11, Telecommunications Towers – Approval Standards on Sept. 25 at 7:30 p.m.

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, July 25, 2018


The Montgomery County Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. (the date has been changed from September 11 to September 25) on the following:

ZTA 18-11, Telecommunications Towers - Approval Standards, which would add definitions; allow certain telecommunications towers as a conditional use in certain residential zones; revise the standards for telecommunications towers allowed as a limited or conditional use; exempt certain antennas from height limits; revise the conditional use findings required for the replacement of a pre-existing pole; and generally amend conditional use requirements to address certain telecommunications towers.

The public hearing will be held in the third floor hearing room of the Council Office Building, which is located at 100 Maryland Avenue in Rockville. The meeting will be televised live by County Cable Montgomery (CCM) on Xfinity channels 6 and 996, RCN channels 6 and 1056 and FiOS channel 30. It also will be available live via streaming through the Council website at

Those interested in testifying at the public hearing can start signing up on Thursday, August 16 online at or by calling 240-777-7803. The deadline to sign up is September 25 at 10 a.m. Call 240-777-7910 to obtain copies of the document or go to


Release ID: 18-204
Media Contact: Sonya Healy 240-777-7926