Key announcements

Our council tax and benefits online systems and forms may be unavailable on Saturday 21 May between 8am and 2pm due to planned maintenance. Details of how to offer support to Ukraine residents fleeing war, and where to find information and advice are on our City of Sanctuary webpage

Telecoms planning policy advice

National advice on telecommunications planning policy

You can find national advice as set by the Government on planning considerations for telecommunications masts in Section 5 of the National Planning Policy Framework.

The standards for mobile phone operators to follow are set out in the Code of Best Practice on Mobile Development.

Advice on telecommunications planning policy from Birmingham City Council

You can find the council’s advice for considering the siting and design of telecommunications base stations, masts and equipment in Chapter 8 of the Birmingham Plan 2005, along with a Supplementary Planning Guidance document for mobile phone infrastructure.

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