No. If the ground disturbance is to take place within a public road allowance, provincial highway right-of-way or utility right-of-way, the ground disturber may be required to obtain an excavation permit or written permission from the utility owners before disturbing the ground. If the ground disturbance is to install new utilities, line assignments may have to be obtained from the authority having jurisdiction over the right-of-way, prior to construction.
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- Do I have to be home to meet the locators?
- Is it mandatory to place a locate request with the one-call system?
- What if I think the situation is hazardous?
- Does Alberta One-Call issue permits or crossing agreements?
- Will I incur charges for locating services requested through Alberta One-Call?
- It has been two full working days and I have not had a response to my locate request. Can I begin the excavation?
- Why should I mark the work area with white paint?
- What if I need to make changes to my locate request?
- What if I need locates sooner than two full working days?
- Can I request a specific time to meet the locators?