05 January 2017
Article by Katy Orford, National Assembly for Wales Research Service
This quick guide (PDF, 336KB) provides an overview of the planning process surrounding telecommunications equipment. It sets out the kind of development that falls under permitted development, permitted development with prior approval and development that requires planning permission. It also explores how potential health risks of these developments are addressed, the Mobile Operator’s Code of Best Practice as well as recent changes to the planning process.