How far do I have to be from power lines?

It depends on which type of power line. If it is a primary power line, which are the power lines that run from pole to pole and do not go to the house or other building, it is best to contact the utility company directly. For power lines going to a home or other building, the horizontal clearance is 18" and the vertical distance is 3 feet above a roof with a slope of 4/12 or greater and 8 feet from a roof with a slope of less than 4/12.

Consumers Energy https://www.consumersenergy.com/

Homeworks Tri-County Co-op https://homeworks.org/

Lansing Board of Water and Light http://www.lbwl.com/

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1. Do I need a permit to re-shingle my roof?
2. Do I need a permit for my accessory building?
3. Do I need a permit to replace windows or siding?
4. Why does a "portable" building require a permit.
5. Do I need a permit for a deck that is not attached to my home?
6. How do I obtain my new address?
7. Do I need a permit for interior remodeling?
8. How do I get my power turned back on after it has been off for a period of time.
9. What are building permit fees based on?
10. Can I get a homeowner permit if I own the property but do not live there?
11. Can I build a pole barn style house?
12. How do I find a blower door test contractor?
13. Do I need to be home during an inspection?
14. Are refunds offered?
15. How far do I have to be from power lines?
16. How far do I have to be from my well and septic.