cellphone tower

Cornelius approves new 200-foot cell tower 

CORNELIUS – Cornelius town commissioners were split in a vote in the year’s first regular meeting Jan. 4 in approving a nearly 200-foot cell tower off Jetton Road. In a conditional rezoning to replace an existing 115-foot tower that houses Verizon and AT&T signals, Commissioner Jim Duke led the charge in arguing the enhanced coverage wasn’t worth the negative impact […]

Higher cell tower would boost T-Mobile, Verizon coverage on Peninsula

CORNELIUS – For the second time in December, residents came out in droves to voice opposition for a rezoning project on the west side of town. At the Cornelius Board of Commissioners meeting Dec. 21, town aesthetics were the principal concern over increased cell coverage that would be provided by a proposed 199-foot tower via a conditional rezoning from Village […]

Cornelius board facing towering decision over cellphone coverage

CORNELIUS – An almost 200-foot cell tower was proposed for a rezoning off Jetton Road in the name of enhancing signal strength. The property that’s also home to a Duke Energy substation houses a 115-foot tower leased by Verizon and AT&T, but the telecommunications liaison PeakNet wants to build a 199-foot monopole tower that’s 73 percent taller. Despite its quasi-industrial […]