A Code of Practice for Telecommunications Facilities in Victoria - Victoria

Service summary

You will need to comply with this code if you intend to construct a telecommunications facility.

This code sets out circumstances and requirements under which land may be developed for a telecommunications facility without the need for a planning permit, and also the required steps when a permit is required.

Telecommunications facilities include:

  • any part of the infrastructure of a telecommunications network
  • any line, equipment, apparatus, tower, mast, antenna, tunnel, duct, or hole.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Planning

Act(s) name

Planning and Environment Act 1987 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Planning and Environment Regulations 2015 (Victoria)

Contact details

General Enquiries
Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Planning


Operating address:
1 Spring Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 2392
Melbourne, Victoria 3001

Phone:

1300 366 356
planning.info@delwp.vic.gov.au

Website:

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