Remove or relocate transmission and communication assets
Approximate time required to complete application: 10 minutes
Use this form if you want us to relocate or permanently remove transmission and communication assets.
We will respond to your enquiry within two business days.
Project timeframes can vary depending on the relocation work required to meet your requirements. As a guide, a simple wood pole relocation could take 6 to 12 months, while a complex underground relocation could take 18 to 24 months.
Costs can vary depending on the extent of the relocation work required. Western Power can complete a cost estimate specific to your requirements following receipt of your Relocation Enquiry and payment of the Relocation Enquiry Fee ($3,500 + GST).
We endeavour to replace assets on a 'like-for-like' basis however, wood poles have structural and height limitations so steel poles may be required to meet your requirements. It is not normally possible to re-use assets for relocation works.
A guide to indicative costs to relocate common transmission assets (+/- 50%):
A relocation enquiry fee ($3,500 + GST) is payable upon receipt of your relocation enquiry form, and we seek to recover any additional costs on full cost recovery.