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Install a new streetlight

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Who is this for?

For local government authorities (LGA) or land developers.

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How long will it take?

3 months - to provide you with a technical assessment

4-6 months - to provide you with a design and quote, depending on the complexity of your project

3 months - to construct, upon payment of quote and confirmation your site is ready

Timeframes indicative only and subject to change based on demand.

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How much will it cost?

We'll provide a quote after we complete the scoping and design of your project.

Application process

You’ve applied

We’ll contact you to discuss your application.

You’ll receive a scope

After our technical assessment we’ll confirm the scope of works with you.

You’ll receive design fee invoice

Once payment is received, we will design the project to your needs.

You’ll receive a quote for the delivery of the works

After the acceptance and payment is received, we’ll schedule the works for delivery. Schedules are dependent on your location and the complexity of our work.

Let us know how we went

Your feedback is importance to help ensure we’re meeting your needs and expectations.

What to include with your application

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A site plan

Provides us with an understanding of your work site, the location of existing and new assets and help us to design your product. It will need to include:

  • Your property
  • Neighbouring properties
  • The location of the supply point

Site plan for installation of streetlights

For a site plan to be accepted, it must clearly show:

  • clearly-marked lot/house numbers where available
    street names and any nearest cross road/s
  • location of proposed streetlight/s, distance/s from lot boundaries OR GIS coordinates (longitude and latitude) offset from side boundaries
  • pole number/s for existing poles or clearly marked location of new poles to be installed.


Creating a site plan using maps or satellite images

An easy way to create a site plan is to use a online mapping service like Google Maps. Just take a screen shot of the address and then label the requirements on it.


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Site photos

Help us understand your current connection arrangements and more easily identify potential site specific issues. Photos will need to include:

  • The extent of the worksite
  • Any obstructions in the area

Site photos for streetlight installations

For a pillar site plan to be accepted, it must clearly show:

  • taken from across the road
  • mark-up of exact location of existing pole (with pole number/s) or new pole position

Example of site photos for existing poles



Example of site photos for new poles


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Local government authority

If you’re not working for an LGA, you will need to provide evidence in writing from your local government authority stating that you have their approval to conduct this work.

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CAD site plan

For applications of 5 or more streetlights you’ll need to include a CAD plan. It helps us better understand your work site and location of assets. We extract data from your plan to assist us with your design.

CAD plan for streetlights

For a CAD plan to be accepted it must clearly show:

  • road lines
  • kerb lines
  • lot boundaries
  • streetlight pole locations (latitude and longitude)

The plan can be provide in any of these formats - *.dxf, *.dgn, *.dwg.


Ready to request the installation of a new streetlight?

For multiple streetlights please select a single address (e.g. Civic Centre or first streetlight replacement) in the application form. We will contact you to discuss your requirements.