Altalink Proximity Agreement

You may also have a legal obligation to contact AltaLink for certain developments near a ROW supply provider. Industrial land uses, such as gravel mines, mines, wells and pipelines, may be subject to special regulation. The following table lists industrial uses and referral notification distances: If you are not sure if your proposed activity is in the AltaLink ROW, please contact us at 3rdpartyrequests@altalink.ca and we will be happy to help. Note that many transmission systems can accommodate agricultural vehicle heights of more than 4.3 meters safely. If your vehicle exceeds 4.3 metres, please contact AltaLink 3rdpartyrequests@altalink.ca. In addition, some land uses and modifications outside the AltaLink ROW, but near transmission lines, have the potential to affect safety and reliability. For this reason, AltaLink invites you and urges you to notify us if you plan to use the land, build new structures or modify existing structures that adjoin a transmission line or ROW by filling out an approximation notification form. We advise you to contact us if your use or modification is within 30 meters (about 30 feet) of the nearest transmission manager. These include uses or transformations in addition to AltaLink transmission lines in road allowances or highway remedies. We will review your proposal and work with you to develop safe working conditions if necessary.

Please allow up to two weeks for feedback on approach notifications and up to four weeks for ROW usage agreements. To help us ensure your safety and the reliability of the electrical system, you should contact us by completing a ROW user application if you plan to use or modify within AltaLinks ROW. Transmission line wires can sink in hot or cold weather and oscillate in strong winds. Trees or plants growing in or at the edge of a transmission line can become a potential hazard if there is a risk of the tree falling or branches falling on the transmission line. Trees that become a fire or safety hazard are identified at AltaLink`s discretion for removal. Before starting work, we will contact the owners to discuss the necessary work. AltaLink operates approximately 13,000 kilometres of transmission lines and 300 substations – a network that transports electricity across the province in the blink of an eye. Our transmission lines are located on roads (ROWs) or in road registrations or highways. Landscaping and agricultural uses are fundamentally compatible with row, provided that: For uses or modifications next to the ROW line or transmission line, AltaLink will review your proposal and determine whether safer working conditions are needed. To ensure your safety, we ask you not to start your business until you have received a written confirmation from AltaLink. To ensure the safety of the public and the reliability of Alberta`s electrical system, we work with landowners, developers, municipalities and businesses to ensure that our transmission lines in shipping lanes, roWs, road allowances and highway rights, parking on the ROW can be compatible, provided that: the farming community plays an important role in the hospitality of transmission facilities.

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