LINE LOCATE REQUEST FORM
IF YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY REQUEST, DO NOT USE THIS FORM.
YOU MUST CALL 406-755-8344 OR 1-800-551-8344
PLEASE READ THE NOTICE BELOW, THEN SELECT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING
NOTE: YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SUBMIT AN E-LOCATE REQUEST WITHOUT
AGREEING TO THE FOLLOWING.
A minimum of two (2) full business days (5 for engineering requests), not including the day the locate was placed, and excluding Saturdays, Sundays and the six (6) established Montana holidays as revised.
Your entire property will not be located, only the area in which you plan to excavate.
You are required to identify your dig area. You can use white paint, lathe, flags, string,
rope or similar items, which can be easily seen by locators.
During the excavation process you are required to maintain the location of where the
locators have marked buried facilities.
A line locate is valid for 30 days. If you have not excavated within this time period
please submit another locate request.
A contractor/excavator may not excavate until all known facilities have been located and marked.
Upon receipt of notice from the contractor/excavator, the facility owner shall respond within 2
business days by locating and marking the facility or by notifying the contractor/excavator
that locating and marking is unnecessary.
If a contractor/excavator discovers an underground facility that has not been located and
marked, the contractor/excavator shall stop excavating in the vicinity of the facility and notify
the facility owner or the one-call notification center.
If you do not receive a confirmation via email within 3 hours of submitting you request,
there may be a problem processing your request. Please contact Montana One Call at
406-755-8344 or 1-800-551-8344 to resolve any processing problems.