Montecito Antenna Additions Approved

The Board of Supervisors on 8/19 unanimously approved antenna-system additions proposed for various sites in Montecito by Crown Castle, an agent of Verizon, after previous meetings of the board and the Montecito Planning Commission resulted in requests for the company to make the additions more aesthetically compatible with the area. First District Supervisor Salud Carbajal said he’d only approve the project, which has undergone 162 changes, if four conditions ​— ​including removing “blight”-causing battery packs from the infrastructure ​— ​were met. Crown Castle obliged.

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