Decision details

Telecommunications Equipment Wells Road

Decision Maker: Strategy and Resources Committee

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Following consideration, it was resolved that the Committee:

(1)      Noted the provisions in the Electronic Communications Code (with effect from December 2017) with its significant changes favouring the presumption of approval for telecommunications masts and limiting the grounds for objection by land owners and occupiers of land.

(2)      Agreed the siting of a telecommunication mast on Council owned land at Wells Road, Epsom; and 

(3)      Agreed to permit the instruction of an independent surveyor to act on behalf of EEBC to negotiate and agree Heads of Terms with the cost to be met by the operator; and

(4)      Agreed to enter a lease for a term of 10 years, with authority to agree terms and conditions delegated to the Chief Legal Officer.

Report author: Peter Groen

Publication date: 29/10/2020

Date of decision: 27/10/2020

Decided at meeting: 27/10/2020 - Strategy and Resources Committee

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