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Development Control Advice Note (DCAN) 14: Siting and Design of Radio Telecommunications Equipment

Published on Thu, 3 Apr 2008
The Department of the Environment has published the final version of Development Control Advice Note (DCAN) 14 ‘Siting and Design of Radio Telecommunications Equipment’. This follows consultation on the draft document published in July 2003.
DCAN 14 provides supplementary planning guidance to support Planning Policy Statement 10 ‘Telecommunications’. The document includes advice on the process of site selection and illustrates how radio telecommunications equipment can be sensitively installed. Its contents will be material to decisions on individual planning applications and appeals.
Hard copies of the document are available together with a Summary of Consultation Responses on the draft document.
By telephone: (028) 9054 7518
By text phone: (028) 9054 0642
In writing: Planning and Environmental Policy Group, River House, 48 High Street, BELFAST, BT1 2AW
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Should you require a copy of the policy document in an alternative format, it can be made available on request in large print, disc, Braille, or audio cassette. It may also be made available in Minority languages for those who are not proficient in English.

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