Utility Providers Code of Practice for Western Australia - Western Australia


You may need to comply with this code if you intend to undertake street works associated with underground utility services.

This code documents industry best practice and provides essential information and guidance in managing and undertaking street works associated with the provision of underground utility services in public road reserves. This document includes:

  • allocation of space for underground utility services
  • pre-construction planning, including locating existing services
  • environmental and heritage compliance requirements
  • installation and reinstatement requirements
  • recording of as constructed information
  • emergency contact details of all utility service providers

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.

Act(s) name

Electricity Act 1945 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Electricity (Network Safety) Regulations 2015 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Building and Energy

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.