4.9 Positive Response to Locate Request

One Call Center Facility Owner

Practice Statement:

Positive response is provided to facility locate requests.

Practice Description:

All facility locate requests result in a positive response from the facility owner/operator to the excavator. A positive response may include one or more of the following: markings or documentation left at the job site, callback, fax, or automated response system. A positive response allows the excavator to know whether all facility owners/operators have marked the requested area prior to the beginning of the excavation.


One Call Center One Call Center

Facility Owner Facility Owner

Excavator Excavator

Locator Locator

Project Owner Project Owner

Designer Designer