If the applicant is a third party, the applicant must also obtain authorization from the landowner and comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including all municipal by-laws.
Administrative fees generally apply for any request that requires action by several Hydro-Québec representatives. The amount is indicated on the acknowledgment of receipt of the authorization request.
You must pay any applicable administrative, notary and land surveying fees as well as standard fees for this type of transaction.
Authorization processing times vary on a case-by-case basis and according to Hydro-Québec’s priorities. It is best to provide all of the information required in order to avoid processing delays.
Once the project is authorized and the agreement (permission or lease) is signed by the parties, the contractor overseeing the project must fill out the form “Intervention près des lignes électriques” as required by the Commission de la santé et sécurité au travail (CSST). The document indicates the line voltages and the approach distances that must be respected.
You must obtain authorization to carry out work in a transmission right-of-way.
The contractor overseeing the project must obtain the form “Intervention près des lignes électriques” as required by the Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité au travail (CNESST).