Building Near Power Lines

If constructing a building near power lines NZECP:34, - Safety distances, sets out minimum distances required between the building and overhead power lines.

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The distance between the building and the overhead power lines depends on the voltage and the type of line. We can talk you through the distance that may apply to you.

If you are doing any building work, under or near any power lines, contact us for advice on 0800 440 220 or contact your electrician before you start work.

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