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Before You Dig

The Township of Perth East is compliant with the Ontario Underground Infrastructure Notification System Act, 2012. This Act requires owners of underground utilities to become a member of Ontario One Call, Call Before You Dig Notification System.

Home owners and contractors alike must contact Ontario One Call prior to any sub-surface excavation in order to ensure it is safe to do so.  

Calling at least two weeks before beginning any digging prevents damage to underground utilities, service interruptions and injury. Following your request, underground utilities will be marked with paint and/or flags. There is no charge for locate requests. For further information please contact your public works department.

Other Service Locates

The Township of Perth East will only locate municipal services (water, sewer) however, by contacting Ontario One Call, all underground utility owners will be notified of your intent to dig and should locate their services. (phone, cable t.v, gas, hydro ect.)

Ontario One Call

Ontario One Call Ltd. is a call centre used to receive locates requests within the Province of Ontario and to notify the members with underground facilities in the vicinity of the dig site. Please visit for more information, or call 1-800-400-2255.