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Reports

NPA Chart Definitions

The following terms are used in the NPA relief activity status report. Please refer to this list if you have any questions.

NPA NPA needing relief.
Jurisdiction NANP member country, state, and locality of NPA needing relief.
Date Relief Need Identified by NANPA Date the NANPA determined that relief was needed.
Date NANPA Notified Industry/Regulators Date the NANPA notified the industry and regulators.
Exhaust Date upon Declaration Projected exhaust date when the need was declared.
Current Exhaust Date Current projection for exhaust.
Forecasted Exhaust Date The exhaust date of the NPA based on the latest NRUF data.
Relief Status Categories include:
  • Active, relief planning is ongoing
  • Suspended, relief planning has been placed on hold and the plan may be canceled or revised in the future
  • Pending, awaiting the determination of the in-service date of the new NPA
  • Rescinded, state regulatory approval of a relief plan has been withdrawn
Number of Remaining NXXs Number of NXXs that are available for assignment.
Number of Unavailable NXXs Number of NXXs that are unavailable for assignment.
Initial Relief Planning Meeting Notice Date Date the first NPA relief planning meeting notice was distributed.
IPD Distribution The date when an Initial Planning Document (IPD) will be distributed to the industry prior to the initial relief planning meeting providing NPA relief alternatives. Typically, this is distributed about 4 weeks prior to the first industry meeting.
Actual Filing Date with Regulator The date relief plan was actually filed with the appropriate regulatory authority.
Requested Implementation Date The requested date included in the relief plan when NPA relief shall take place, e.g., end of mandatory dialing for a split, or the effective date for an overlay. When no date is requested, "none" is indicated.
Requested Relief Type The recommended NPA relief solution indicated in the relief plan filed with the state commission if the industry was able to reach consensus. In some circumstances, the industry may have reached consensus on more than one alternative.
Requested Approval Date The date indicated in the relief plan that regulatory authority approval is requested.
Approval Date The date the relief plan was approved by the regulatory authority.
Approved Relief Type The type of relief plan approved by the regulatory authority (e.g., split, overlay).
Start of Permissive Dialing The date when permissive dialing for the relief plan will begin.
Mandatory Dialing The date the end user must dial the new NPA to complete a call.
Approved Implementation Date (Split) The date the regulatory authority has directed that the new NPA is to be implemented, e.g., end of mandatory dialing for a split. In certain situations, a relief implementation date is not provided. The date may be determined at a later time or a trigger is identified (e.g., 60 days after the last NXX code is assigned in the existing NPA).
Approved Implementation Date (Overlay) The date the regulatory authority has directed that the new NPA is to be implemented, e.g., the effective date for an overlay. In certain situations, a relief implementation date is not provided. The date may be determined at a later time or a trigger is identified (e.g., 60 days after the last NXX code is assigned in the existing NPA).
New NPA code(s) assigned The relief NPA(s) assigned by NANPA.
First Scheduled Implementation Meeting The date of the initial NPA implementation meeting that the NANPA shall conduct.
Planning Letter Published  
Rationing Date Date rationing began and the associated Planning Letter. If no rationing, leave blank.
Jeopardy Declared Date on which jeopardy was declared and associated Planning Letter.
In Rationing This indicates if CO codes in the NPA are being assigned under rationing restrictions (Yes or No).
Monthly Rationing If the NPA is in rationing, this is the number of codes typically rationed each month. NA indicates "not available".
Notes A notes section provides additional information concerning relief planning for the NPA.

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