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10A.7  Permitted Activity Rules - Special Network Utility - Radio and Telecommunications

Updated 11 September 2018


Note: Any activity that does not comply with a Permitted Activity Rule shall be considered a Restricted Discretionary Activity, unless stated otherwise.

Note: All activities identified in Rule 10A.7 – Permitted Activity Rules – Special Network Utility – Radio and Telecommunications shall also comply with Rule 10A.5 – Permitted Activity Rules, where relevant. 


10A.7.1 Radio and Telecommunication Masts

Radio and telecommunication masts (whether supported by guy wires, wooden or steel support poles) and associated antennas and aerials located within the Rural Zones, Commercial Zones, Industrial Zones or Road Zone shall be:

  1. No greater than 26 metres in height, provided that:
    1. The maximum diameter of the radio and telecommunication mast does not exceed 1350mm;
    2. Any associated antenna dishes do not exceed 5 metres in diameter;
    3. Any panel antenna does not exceed 1.2m2 in area;
    4. Any aerials or lightning rods do not exceed 80mm in diameter.
  2. Setback 5 metres from the site boundary of any:
    1. Sensitive zone (excluding activities in the road zone that are provided for by other legislation and adjoin a residential zone);
    2. Outstanding Natural Features and Landscape Plan Area;
    3. Important Amenity Landscape Plan Area;
    4. Special Ecological Area.
  3. Located within a height to boundary setback building envelope of 2 metres height above ground level and a 45° angle into the site, as measured from the nearest site boundary of any:
    1. Sensitive zone (excluding activities in the road zone that are provided for by other legislation and adjoin a residential zone);
    2. Outstanding Natural Features and Landscape Plan Area;
    3. Important Amenity Landscape Plan Area;
    4. Special Ecological Area.
      provided that Rule 10A.5.2 b ) – Building Height is complied with.

Note: Any activity that does not comply with the Permitted Activity Rule 10A.7.1 – Radio and Telecommunication Masts shall be considered a Discretionary Activity.


10A.7.2 Radio and Telecommunication Aerials and Antennas Attached to any Building or Structure 

Radio and telecommunication aerials and antennas attached to any building or structure located within any Rural Zones, Commercial Zones, Industrial Zones or Road Zone shall not exceed:

  1. 5 metres above the point of attachment, or 5 metres above the permitted height of the zone (whichever is the greater) provided that any:
    1. Antenna dish does not exceed up to 1.8 metres in diameter;
    2. Aerial does not exceed 80mm in diameter;
    3. Panel antenna does not exceed 1.2m2 in area. 

Note: Any activity that does not comply with the Permitted Activity Rule 10A.7.2 – Radio and Telecommunication Aerials and Antennas Attached to any Building or Structure shall be considered a Discretionary Activity.


 

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