A Code of Practice for Telecommunications Facilities in Victoria - Victoria


You will need to comply with this code of practice 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.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Planning and Environment Act 1987 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Planning and Environment Regulations 2015 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action


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