The consultation proposes that for five 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.
Impact Assessment (PDF 434kb)
Impact Assessment (Word 300kb)
How to respond
Open date: 29 January 2013
Closing date: 13 March 2013
Please send your comments or if you have any queries about this consultation to:
Freedom of information
Please note responses may be published, unless you ask us not to do so. In addition under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 all information in responses, including personal information, may be subject to publication or disclosure. If any correspondent requests confidentiality this cannot be guaranteed, and will only be possible if considered appropriate under the legislation.
For enquiries about the consultation (handling) process only please email firstname.lastname@example.org, heading your communication 'Proposed changes to siting requirements for broadband cabinets and overhead lines to facilitate the deployment of superfast broadband networks'.
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