Telecommunications - 140 Ridge Road

Start Date: 
Tue, 2019/05/21 - 9:30pm

A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by Eastlink requesting permission to construct an extension to an existing telecommunication tower located at 140 Ridge Road.
In accordance with its obligations under the Radiocommunications Act and Industry Canada’s Tower Siting Procedure CPC-2-0-03, the City of St. John's hereby notifies residents in the vicinity of 140 Ridge Road of Eastlinks’ intention to install a height extension consisting of:

  • extension of 7.3 metres to the existing slim monople tower.
  • tower will measure 37.8 metres in height from its previous measurement of 30.5 metres (this is to include the telecommunications antennas, lighting rod and obstruction light).
  • six antennas will be relocated to 36.9 metres from the previous location at 29 metres in height and be sheathed.
  • No work will take place at ground level.

Information regarding this application may be viewed at the Department of Planning, Engineering, and Regulatory Services, fourth floor, John J. Murphy Building (City Hall Annex). For further information, please phone 709-576-8220 or email
Any person wishing to make a submission on this application must provide a signed written statement, including your name and street address, to the Office of the City Clerk by 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 21, 2019, either by mail: P.O. Box 908, St. John’s, NL, A1C 5M2; fax: 709-576-8474 or email: Written submissions received will become a matter of public record and will be included in the agenda for the regular meeting of Council on Monday, June 3, 2019, at which time Council is scheduled to make a decision on this application. Any identifying information beyond your name (civic address, email and/or other contact information) will be redacted (removed) prior to the information being released publicly.

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