Certain antenna structures exempt from notification to the FAA.
A notification to the Federal Aviation Administration is not required for any of the following construction or alteration:
Any object that would be shielded by existing structures of a permanent and substantial character or by natural terrain or topographic features of equal or greater height, and would be located in the congested area of a city, town, or settlement where it is evident beyond all reasonable doubt that the structure so shielded will not adversely affect safety in air navigation. Applicant claiming such exemption under § 17.14(a) shall submit a statement with their application to the FCC explaining basis in detail for their finding.
Any antenna structure of 6.10 meters (20 feet) or less in height except one that would increase the height of another antenna structure.
Any air navigation facility, airport visual approach or landing aid, aircraft arresting device, or meteorological device, of a type approved by the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, the location and height of which is fixed by its functional purpose.
[32 FR 11269, Aug. 3, 1967, as amended at 39 FR 7581, Feb. 27, 1974; 42 FR 54824, Oct. 11, 1977; 61 FR 4363, Feb. 6, 1996]