requires any person who carries out any work near power lines or poles to maintain safe working distances
states a minimum safe approach distance of 4m for any mechanical plant or scaffolding. We may permit a lesser distance where we are satisfied that safety will not be compromised
provides information on how close you can build before you need to get specialist engineering advice from us
states that where any work is to be done within 5m of a tower, pole or stay wire, we must provide consent in writing before any excavation is carried out. Temporary support of the pole may be required during excavation.