Consultation outcome

Proposed changes to siting requirements for broadband cabinets and overhead lines to facilitate the deployment of superfast broadband networks

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Summary of responses

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Summary of responses

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Detail of outcome

Original consultation

Summary

Consultation proposes cabinets and new poles can be installed without planning permission for 5 years.

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Consultation description

The consultation proposes that for 5 years, broadband street cabinets and new poles can be installed under permitted development rights in any location other than a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) without the need for prior approval from local planning authorities.

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Proposed changes to siting requirements for broadband cabinets and overhead lines to facilitate the deployment of superfast broadband networks

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Proposed changes to siting requirements for broadband cabinets and overhead lines to facilitate the deployment of superfast broadband networks

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Impact assessment

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Impact assessment

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Cabinet Siting and Pole siting Code of Practice

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Cabinet Siting and Pole siting Code of Practice

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Published 29 January 2013
Last updated 7 June 2013 + show all updates
  1. Summary of responses and Code of Practice for cabinet and pole siting added.
  2. First published.