25.7.3 Rules - Activity Status

​​​​The rules contained in Sections 25.7.3-25.7.4 override all zone rules unless a particular zone rule is specifically referred to in this chapter.

Activity – All Zones
Class
All Network​​​ Utilities
a) The operation of existing network utilities, whether underground or above ground
P
b) The installation and upgrading of network utilities located underground (excluding electricity transmission lines)
P
c) The maintenance and repair of any existing network utility
P
d) The removal of existing network utilities, whether underground or above ground
P
e) The trimming and pruning of vegetation necessary to protect electric lines (including as required to meet the Electricity (Hazards from Trees) Regulations 2003) or telecommunication lines
P
f) Network utility development, operation, or maintenance not otherwise mentioned in any section of this table
P
Electricity Transmission at and above 110kV
g) New above-ground lines and support structures (other than relocation)
D
h) New underground lines and associated structures
D
i) Substations
D
j) Switching stations
D
​k) Minor upgrading of existing above-ground lines and support structures​P
​l) Upgrading of existing above-ground lines and support structures​RD
Electricity Distribution up to 110kV
m) Underground lines, including underground connections from buildings and sites
P
n) New above-ground single-pole lines and support structures
RD
o) Minor upgrading of existing above-ground lines and support structures
P
p) Upgrading of existing above-ground lines and support structures
RD ​
q) New and upgraded transformers, substations and switching stations distributing electricity at a voltage up to, and including 110kV, and ancillary buildings in the Open Space Zones and Special Character Zones (except within the Peacocke Character Zone) 
D
​r) All other zones​P
Telecommunications
s) Underground telecommunication lines, including underground connections from buildings and sites
P
t) Minor upgrading of existing telecommunication equipment
P
u) New overhead connections from buildings and sites to existing overhead line networks
P
v) New above-ground single-pole structures and associated telecommunication lines
RD
​w) New above-ground single-pole structures and associated telecommunication lines in existing overhead network areas for ultra-fast fibre installation​P
x) Addition of telecommunications lines and fittings to existing supporting structures
P
y) Antenna in Special Character Zones and Open Space Zones
D
​z) Antenna in all other zones​P
P
bb) Cabinet in Open Space Zones and Special Character Zones (except within the Peacocke Character Zone)
RD
​cc) Cabinets in all other zones​P
dd) Mast in Special Character Zones and Open Space Zones
D
​ee) Mast in all other zones​P
ff) Up to two satellite dishes per site in all zones, except in the Industrial Zones, Business 1 to 7 Zones and Residential Intensification Zone where up to four satellite dishes per site
P
gg) Card and coin operated telephone booths (excluding Open Space Zone)
P
hh) Installation of equipment internally within any telephone exchange
P
ii) Installation of telecommunications facilities in Transport Corridor Zone within an area having historic heritage values or visual amenity values listed in Volume 2, Appendix 13.
RD
Gas
jj) Underground gas transmission pipelines at a pressure less than 2000 kilopascals, including aerial crossings of bridges, structures or streams, and ancillary equipment, including regulator stations, but not compressor stations
P
kk) Underground gas transmission pipelines at a pressure of 2000 kilopascals or greater, including aerial crossings of bridges, structures or streams, and ancillary equipment, including compressor compounds with compressor houses
D
ll) Gas valve and takeoff stations, sales gates and regulator systems
P
Water Infrastructure
mm) New underground pipelines conveying Three Waters and overland stormwater conveyances (open drains and channels)
P
nn) Pump stations and aerial crossings on bridges or structures or over water courses and other depressions
RD
oo) Water and wastewater treatment plants
D
pp) Water supply reservoirs
RD
qq) Stormwater detention, treatment and/or soakage facilities to service more than 1 site
RD
Meteorological
rr) Meteorological enclosures and buildings, automatic weather stations, and voluntary observer sites and associated microwave links
P
ss) Single metrological instrument sites
P
tt) Two or more meteorological instruments per site (including associated support structures)
D
Energy
uu) Structures associated with the investigation and assessment of potential electricity generation from biomass, hydro or geothermal resources
RD
vv) Wind energy facility and windpower generators for bulk power supply
D
P
​xx) Community-scale distributed renewable energy generation​D
yy) Solar panels and solar heating systems for the purposes of serving the site on which they are located
P
zz) Solar panels and solar heating systems for the purposes of serving more than one site
RD
​aaa) Temporary diesel-fuelled generation activities in all Zones ​​P
 
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