The introduction of the Electronic Communication Code (ECC - December 2017) changed the charging structure for the hosting of telecoms equipment.
As the code is not prescriptive Glasgow City Council (GCC) have interpreted the code to come up with what 'consideration and compensation' means for our organisation.
The most important message is that the method is designed to expedite the process and be clear and consistent. This will allow operators to commit to Glasgow with confidence knowing the assets can and will be acquired for a fair and well considered price.
The following factors were prevalent in the process:
In summary the method is as follows:
Please find a schedule of typical fees for the various rental agreements below:
|Agreement Type||Fee Type||Fees||Frequency|
Small Cell Agreement
Small Cell Deployed
Roof Top Agreement
Roof Top Deployment
Range of £1,000 to
Macro Site Agreement
Macro Site Deployment
Range of £1,000 to £1,500
All statutory fees required to be implemented are not included e.g. TRO, PFW which should be met by the Telecoms investor at the appropriate point in the process.
Any company looking to deploy to GCC assets should select the appropriate template and fill in the required details.
If planning permission is required the normal planning process should be followed for more information click here.
All applications, documentation and queries should be sent to us by Email.