Undergrounding Policy

Adopted September 2005.

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Summary of Council Policy



Policy Objectives

Undergrounding Principles

Cost and Benefits of Undergrounding Cables

Current Regulatory Policy for Undergrounding

Scope of Policy

Council Policy on Retrospective Undergrounding

Contestable Fund Programme

Facilitation of Resident Initiated and Funded Undergrounding Projects

Opportunity to Underground with Planned Infrastructure Projects and Park Upgrades

Reasonable Condition for Appearance of Overhead Cables

Appendix 1: Guidelines for Resident Initiated Projects