3.27 Electronic Positive Response

Practice Statement:46

The one call center provides a method for facility owner/operators to electronically post their positive response status to a notice of intent to excavate.

Practice Description:

By hosting an electronic positive response system, the one call center provides facility owner/operators the best means to communicate the status of their response to a notice of intent to the person initiating the notice.


  • BP 4-9 Positive Response Is Provided to Facility Locate Requests
  • Existing practice in Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C.


One Call Center One Call Center

Facility Owner Facility Owner

Excavator Excavator

Locator Locator

Project Owner Project Owner

Designer Designer