Mattituck Fire District sues Southold Town over cell tower

  • Source: Suffolk Times
  • Published: 01/10/2019 03:56 AM

The Mattituck Fire District and Elite Towers have filed a lawsuit against Southold Town and its Planning Board over the planned construction of a 120-foot wireless tower at Laurel Stone Supply in Mattituck. Along with Verizon Wireless and AT&T, the plaintiffs submitted an application to the Planning Board in August 2017 for a site plan and special exception permit to construct the cell tower. The fire district also proposed installing an antenna atop the 120-foot pole, thus raising it to a height of 132 feet. Citing “significant weaknesses and deficiencies” in their communications system, Mattituck Fire District officials said the new tower would be used in conjunction with an existing tower at Mattituck Fire Department headquarters to improve communication in the western portion of Southold Town.


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