Canadian Energy Regulator Pipeline Damage Prevention Regulations – Authorizations
Marginal note:Authorization for construction of overhead line
9 (1) For the purposes of subsection 112(1) of the Act, the construction of an overhead line across a pipeline — in an area other than an offshore area — is authorized if the person that intends to construct the overhead line
(a) makes a locate request in accordance with section 3;
(b) confirms with the pipeline company that all of the pipeline company’s pipes in the vicinity of the construction have been marked; and
(c) obtains from the pipeline company the information that is referred to in paragraphs 6(1)(a) and (c) of the National Energy Board Pipeline Damage Prevention Regulations – Obligations of Pipeline Companies.
(2) Any person that is undertaking the construction of an overhead line across a pipeline must comply with the following measures:
(a) construct the overhead line in accordance with any applicable provincial and federal law;
(b) if the pipeline is patrolled by aircraft and if the overhead line poses a risk to the aircraft, install and maintain aerial warning devices; and
(c) not construct or place any kind of pole, pylon, tower, guy, anchor or supporting structure across, on, along or under the pipeline.
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