>> When they wrote the tower regs for our township we had two hams on the
>> planning committee.
>> The population density is pretty heavy out here so the only concerns were
>> safety and they made a specific distinction between ham and comercial
>> towers. Our only limitations are "stet back limits" meaning if it goes
>> it has to land on your property, unless you can get a wavier from that
>> neighbor. The other was anything over 80' needs to be engineered and they
>> are quite willing to accept the ROHN catalog specs.
> I've been wondering about the property line setback requirements for towers
> recently. Why do most areas have set back requirements for towers based on
> height but nothing similar for buildings? Is there an automatic assumption
> that standard engineering practice is questionable with tower designs and
> that they are likely to fall down? Nobody makes that assumption with 100'
> plus high commercial buildings.
Buildings aren't tall and skinny.
100 ft high commercial buildings are supported by pallet loads of
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