Application to dig near power poles

Prior written consent is required from Alpine Energy Ltd if you are excavating:

  1. at a greater depth than 300 mm within 2.2 m of the pole or stay wire of the line; or
  2. at a greater depth than 750 mm between 2.2 m and 5 m of the pole or stay wire; or
  3. and creating an unstable batter.

Written consent from Alpine Energy Ltd is not required for:

  1. vertical holes, not exceeding 500 mm diameter, beyond 1.5 m from a pole or stay wire.
  2. normal agricultural cultivation
  3. the repair, sealing, or resealing of the existing surface of any road, footpath, or driveway.