1. Provide correct address information and correct staking instructions.
  2. Listen carefully when the Blue Stakes Operator verifies the address and staking instructions.
  3. Provide valid contact information and respond to questions from utility personnel.
  4. Make sure the address is clearly posted. (See FAQ # 10 for acceptable addresses).
  5. Provide open access to the property (gates unlocked, animals contained, etc.).
  6. Write down and follow the dates and times when your request becomes legally active, when it expires, and when it must be updated.
  7. Keep the reference number assigned to your request for at least the duration of the excavation and preferably longer for your records. The number is proof of your call to Blue Stakes and allows us to quickly find your request. A fee will be charged to research your request if this number is lost or misplaced.