On Friday, Aug. 5, a San Luis Obispo County Planning Department hearing officer will consider a Verizon application to put an unmanned wireless communication facility, a taller utility pole and related equipment in the county right-of-way in front of 2025 Oxford Ave., midway between Emmons Road and Kerwin Street, in Cambria.
Verizon is requesting permission to install one 4-foot-tall cylindrical antenna on a new 43-foot utility pole (replacing one that’s 34 feet 7 inches tall), two equipment boxes about 1.5-feet square mounted at the 12-foot point on the replacement pole, two ground-mounted equipment cabinets (50 inches and 39 inches in height) within a 5-foot-tall wood-fenced enclosure of 4 by 7 feet at the base of the new pole, and associated utilities and mounting hardware.
At the hearing, the officer also will consider a San Luis Obispo Council of Governments request to construct a new gateway monument sign about 650 feet south of the Moonstone Beach Drive exit on the west side of Highway 1. The project would be viewed by those traveling southbound.
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The hearing begins at 9 a.m. in the Board of Supervisors Chambers, County Government Center, Room D170, 1055 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo.