Underground Facilities Safe Excavation Board

The Board, whose members are appointed by the Governor and Legislature, is charged with overseeing the safety of excavations around buried utilities by coordinating the state's education and outreach efforts, investigating accidents to determine their causes, setting standards for safe excavation, and ensuring the state's safe excavation laws are followed.


What's New

Meeting Notice and Agenda

August 20-21, 2018
Westlake Village City Hall
Council Chambers
31200 Oak Crest Dr.
Westlake Village, CA 91361


Conference Call Information

Dial-in: 1-224-501-3412

Access code: 800-854-477

Meeting link: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/800854477 




Rulemaking on Proposed Fees

The Dig Safe Board proposes to adopt a regulation described in the following link:

Rulemaking on Fees

Dig Safe Board Fee Webinar

Webinar: Dig Safe Board Fees

Tuesday, May 22, 2018


The Dig Safe Board is preparing regulations to begin assessing the fee on January 1, 2019. Board staff will be holding a webinar on at 11:00am on Tuesday, May 22nd, where the Board’s charge, its implementation plan, and the fee to be assessed on one-call center members will be discussed.


Annual Report to the Governor and Legislature

Pursuant to Government Code Section 4216.23, the Board's first annual report was submitted to the Governor and Legislature on February 1, 2018.


Need to dig?

Dial 811 from anywhere to have your utilities marked within two working days!

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