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Remove or relocate an unmetered supply pit

Changes to application and design fees

On 16 August 2019, we'll introduce a revised fee structure that includes an upfront application fee, new designs fees, and revised information/conformance services fees for all distribution customer projects. Find out more.

Use this service if you want us to or temporarily isolate, relocate, or permanently remove an unmetered supply pit.

How long will it take?

  • 3 weeks to provide you with a quote
  • 10 weeks to remove or relocate once payment is received

What more do I need to know?

  • In some circumstances we are unable to relocate an unmetered supply pit, in these cases we will install a pillar instead.
  • We will terminate the consumer mains into the pit or pillar for you.
  • If alterations are required to the consumer mains, you will need to complete this work before your relocation takes place.

What will I need to complete this application?

Electricity connections can be varied and complex. We recommend that a professional electrical consultant or contractor completes this application.

You'll need to include the following in your application:

How much will it cost?

Relocating or removing a single unmetered supply pit generally costs between $4,000 - $10,000.

Cost breakdown:

  • Application fee - $495 ex. GST
  • Design fee (deducted from access offer):
    • Standard - $1,320 ex. GST
    • Detailed - $3,300 ex. GST
    • Complex - $6,600 ex. GST
  • Construction - we will provide you with a quote.
  • Cancellation fee - $550 incl. GST

Remove or relocate an unmetered supply pit

Approximate time required to complete application: 10 minutes.

Apply here