Wireless Telecom Facilities

Wireless Communications Overview

Wireless communications facilities are needed to serve the wireless telephone and data needs in the City of La Mesa. Since 1992, over 37 sites with wireless communications facilities have been established in the City. In 2001, the City Council established Design Guidelines for wireless communication facilities. To increase public awareness, the location of properties that have existing or proposed wireless communications facilities have been numbered and Information for each numbered site shown on the map includes the address, Assessor Parcel Number (APN), zoning, approval year, and type of facility.

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) limits land use authority of municipalities with regard to wireless communications facilities. The link will provide additional information on the FCC’s authority.

New & Expanding Submission Requirements

Proponents of new or expanded wireless facilities should review the Design Guidelines when selecting sites. Applicants must submit the following:

Please contact the Planning Division at 619.667.1177 for any questions regarding existing wireless communications facilities or pending applications.