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Court interprets definition of ‘mast’ for Part 16 permitted development rights exclusion (Mawbey)

Court interprets definition of ‘mast’ for Part 16 permitted development rights exclusion (Mawbey)
Published on: 20 February 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
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Planning analysis: In Mawbey, the Planning Court has held that the definition of ‘mast’ for the purposes of the Part 16 permitted development rights for electronic communications code operators can include support poles for antennae. As such, their installation may require planning permission if less than 15 metres in height and within 20 metres of the highway. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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