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Guidelines for the Safety of Buildings Near Network Operator Electrical Assets - Western Australia


You will need to comply with this guideline if you intend to build near power lines.

These guidelines have been produced to assist property owners, surveyors, planners, architects, builders and local governments to give due consideration to safe clearances from network operator overhead and underground electricity infrastructure when designing and planning buildings, signs and other structures.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Electricity Act 1945 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Building and Energy

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