Communications Licences - New South Wales


You will need this licence if you intend to develop, operate or have an existing communication tower or associated infrastructure on Crown Land. You are also required to hold this licence if you occupy or use Crown Land with existing communication infrastructure.

A licence over Crown Land is a contractual agreement which permits the licensee to use crown land for a particular purpose. The communications licence outlines the responsibility of the licensee with regard to the ownership, care and maintenance, rent and payment, indemnity and insurance, and removal of communications structures.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.


Licence duration is determined by the Agency upon assessment of application.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $94.00

Landowners' consent to lodge a development application

Apply Application All $552.00 Application for a new site licence

Act(s) name

Crown Land Management Act 2016 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Crown Land Management Regulation 2018 New South Wales

Administering agency

Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

NSW Crown Land

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:


NSW Crown Land

Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

New South Wales
Mailing address: PO BOX 2155
Dangar, New South Wales 2309
Phone: 1300 886 235
Phone: 02 9842 8200
Fax: 02 4925 3517
Website: Lands, Reserves and Cemeteries (Opens in new window)