The City of Winston-Salem recently adopted new regulations for transmission towers (cell towers). These regulations require proposed cell towers in residential areas be reviewed through the City Council special use permit process, which includes a public hearing with sworn testimony. The City Attorney's office created a slideshow [pdf/2.1mb/25p] that gives more detail about this public hearing process for interested citizens and applicants. It includes information on who has standing to speak on a cell tower request and what discussion topics are permitted testimony. A two-page handout [pdf/500kb/2p] that summarizes tower regulations and the tower review process in Winston-Salem is also available.