Principles for New Subdivision Telecommunications Infrastructure

Guidelines to ensure that property owners can obtain the telecommunications services they expect in new subdivisions

What it is

A framework for establishing telecommunications infrastructure for new subdivisions, including roles and responsibilities and specific principles for parties.


The inclusion of telecommunications infrastructure by property developers at an early stage of subdivision development is essential to ensure future generations of property owners can obtain the telecommunications services they reasonably expect and avoid future disruption to the community and degradation of pavement surfaces.

Who it applies to

  • Territorial authorities
  • Property developers

Who it affects

  • Property developers
  • Telecommunications customers who move into homes in new subdivisions

Document status

Document type: Guidelines

Document version: 1st edition. December 2010

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