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Please click this button to Complete the Form that will enter your comments and/or questions into the City of Sebastopol public record about the installation of Close Proximity Microwave Radiation Antennas/Cell Towers in residential zones.



Upcoming Sebastopol Planning Commission and City Council Meetings

All meetings at the Sebastopol Youth Annex, Teen Center, 425 Morris Street, Sebastopol, CA

City Council Meetings

  • Tue August 7, 2018 at 6:00 pm
  • Tue August 14, 2018 at 6:00 pm
  • Tue September 4, 2018 at 6:00 pm

Planning Commission Meetings

  • Tue August 14, 2018 at 6:00 pm
  • Tue August 28, 2018 at 6:00 pm
  • Tue September 11, 2018 at 6:00 pm

Mar 20, 2018 Sebastopol City Council Meeting

  • What Happened: City Council gave direction to the Planning Department to update the relevant Municipal Code for the installation of Wireless Communications Facilities: "General Provisions Relating To Telecommunications Facilities And Minor Antennas"
  • The original 3/13/18 Planning Commission Meeting scheduled to consider Verizon's proposed Close Proximity Microwave Radiation Antennas (CPMRA) project was postponed to a date uncertain; the City of Sebastopol is waiting for Verizon's response to the project's non-compliance with the City's current Telecommunications Code. if you have any questions or need an update, please reach out to the Sebastopol Planning Planning Department; call (707-823-6167) or email Dana Morrison, Assistant Planner. Read the Planning Commission agendas here. Email City Council Members and City Manager (see contact information, below).
  • For more: additional details collect at the Scientists For Wired Technology Sebastopol page
  • There is general information also at the EMF Safety Network
Attorney Patrick Shannon, founder of Hillsborough Families Against Cell Towers addressing his City Council regarding 16 proposed cell towers by Verizon/Crown Castle: "Do the right thing, protect your residents and avoid our City from becoming the place where democracy goes to die and cell towers metastasize."



April 24, 2018 Sebastopol Planning Commission Meeting
  • 00:12:30–00:25:00 — Public Comments on Non-Agendized Items, Group A
  • 00:25:00–00:36:40 — Public Comments on Non-Agendized Items, Group B
  • 00:37:00–00:43:00 — Public Comments on Non-Agendized Items, Group C
  • 01:23:55–01:39:25 — Planning Director Presentation re: Wireless Municipal Code Update
  • 01:39:25–01:52:40 — Planning Commission Questions of Planning Director
  • 01:52:55–02:06:10 — Public Comments on Wireless Municipal Code Update, Group A
  • 02:06:10–02:13:10 — Public Comments on Wireless Municipal Code Update, Group B
  • 02:13:15–02:23:55 — Public Comments on Wireless Municipal Code Update, Group C

How to Contact Your City Council Members and City Manager

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Nov 2018 Radio-frequency Electromagnetic Microwave Radiation (RF-EMR) Exposure Assessment of Petaluma Ave. Homes in Sebastopol, CA


567 Petaluma Ave., Unit 150 — out of 2nd-story bedroom window,
360 feet from Cell Tower

   

Maximum Peak RF-EMR Exposure = 4,320 µW/m²,
before applying GigaHertz Solutions' recommended
10x adjustment factor

   
   


Unit 150: about 18,000 RF-EMR exposure readings of 36,000,000 pulses of RF-EMR, over 30 minutes (y-axis is µW/m²; x-axis is time)

   


Unit 150: about 50 RF-EMR exposure readings of 100,000 pulses of RF-EMR, over 5 seconds (y-axis is µW/m²; x-axis is time)

   



565 Petaluma Ave., Unit 150 — Outside of 1st-story bedroom,
300 feet from Cell Tower

   

Maximum Peak RF-EMR Exposure = 52,000 µW/m²,
before applying GigaHertz Solutions' recommended
10x adjustment factor

   
   

Unit 150: about 18,000 RF-EMR exposure readings of 36,000,000 pulses of RF-EMR, over 30 minutes (y-axis is µW/m²; x-axis is time)

   

Unit 150: about 50 RF-EMR exposure readings of 100,000 pulses of RF-EMR, over 5 seconds (y-axis is µW/m²; x-axis is time)

   


565 Petaluma Ave., Unit 260 — out of 2nd-story bedroom window,
300 feet from Cell Tower

   

Maximum Peak RF-EMR Exposure = 66,000 µW/m²,
before applying GigaHertz Solutions' recommended
10x adjustment factor

   
   

Unit 260: about 18,000 RF-EMR exposure readings of 36,000,000 pulses of RF-EMR, over 30 minutes (y-axis is µW/m²; x-axis is time)

   

Unit 260: about 50 RF-EMR exposure readings of 100,000 pulses of RF-EMR, over 5 seconds (y-axis is µW/m²; x-axis is time)

   


565 Petaluma Ave., Unit 370 — out of 3rd-story bedroom window,
275 feet from Cell Tower

   

Maximum Peak RF-EMR Exposure = 224,200 µW/m²,
before applying GigaHertz Solutions' recommended
10x adjustment factor

   
   

Unit 370: about 18,000 RF-EMR exposure readings of 36,000,000 pulses of RF-EMR, over 30 minutes (y-axis is µW/m²; x-axis is time)

   

Unit 370: about 50 RF-EMR exposure readings of 100,000 pulses of RF-EMR, over 5 seconds (y-axis is µW/m²; x-axis is time)

   


565 Petaluma Ave., Unit 310 — Outdoors on Balcony,
350 feet from Cell Tower

   

Maximum Peak RF-EMR Exposure = 362,600 µW/m²,
before applying GigaHertz Solutions' recommended
10x adjustment factor

   
   

Unit 310: about 18,000 RF-EMR exposure readings of 36,000,000 pulses of RF-EMR, over 30 minutes (y-axis is µW/m²; x-axis is time)

   

Unit 310: about 50 RF-EMR exposure readings of 100,000 pulses of RF-EMR, over 5 seconds (y-axis is µW/m²; x-axis is time)