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Clearances (Extract From Manual Of electricity Laws

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1. BUILDING: (a) Where a high or extra high voltage over head line passes above or adjacent to any building or part of a building, it shall have on the basis of maximum sag, a vertical clearance above the highest part of the building immediately under such line, of not less than: (a) for high voltage line upto and including. 33 KV (b) for extra high voltage lines 3.685 mtrs. (12 ft.) 3.685 mtrs. (12 ft.) plus 0.305 mtrs. (1 ft.) for every additional 33 KV or part there of (b) The horizontal clearance between the nearest conductor and any part of such building shall on the basis of maximum deflection due to wind pressure, be not less than: (a) for high voltage line upto and including 11 KV (b) for high voltage line above 11 KV and upto and including 33 KV (c) For extra high voltage line 1.219 mtrs. (4 ft.) 1.829 mtrs. (6 ft.) 1.829 mtrs. (6 ft.) plus 0.305 mtrs. (1 ft;) for every additional 33 KV or part thereof. 2. CLEARANCE ABOVE GROUNDS: (Clause 77 of Indian Electricity Rules) m.m. 33 KV 66 KV 132 KV 220 KV 400 KV 3. CLEARANCE OVER RIVERS: (Above maximum flood level) Rivers not Navigable Rivers Navigable 4. CLEARANCE OVER PTCC LINE: m.m. 66 KV 132 KV 220 KV 400 KV 2440 2745 3050 4880 5100 5490 6100 7015 8840 3050 mm above HFL. Suitable clearance in maximum water level condition, above the tallest mast, in consultation with Navigational authotities concerned.

5. MINIMUM CLEARANCE BETWEEN POWER LINES: Nominal System Voltage of line to be crossed: KV 11 33 66 132 220 400 Higher voltage line normally be kept over lower voltage line. 11 2.44 33 2.44 2.44 66 2.44 2.44 2.44 132 3.05 3.05 3.05 3.05 220 4.58 4.58 4.58 4.58 4.58 400 6.10 6.10 6.10 6.10 6.10 6.10

000 Minimum Clearance between Lines Crossing Each Other (IE-1957) System Voltage 132KV 220KV 400KV 800KV Low & Medium 3.500 8.49 7.58 4.58 5.58 5.05 4.49 7.400 Outside station limits (mm) 6.94 7. As per ISS 162-1961 minimum electrical clearance from live part to earth and safety clearance in case of different voltage must be kept as follows: VOLTAGE KV 33 66 132 220 4000 381 658 1127 2082 3500 432 786 1473 2388 4000 2740 3050 3810 4570 6100 ELECTRICAL CLEARANCE (mm) Phase-Earth / Phase.49 5.94 .94 132KV 3.900 8. Broad Gauge Inside station limits (mm) 66 KV 132 KV 220 KV 440 KV* 10.200 Meter and Narrow Gauge Inside station limits (mm) 9.SAFETY CLEARANCE IN SIS (mm) Phase 7.300 7.800 11.6.000 12.94 800KV 7.600 10.58 5. CLEARANCE FROM RAILWAY TRACKS: (As per Regulation for Electrical Crossing of Railway Tracks 1963) The relevant provisions for the crossings of Railway Tracks by the power lines are as under: The minimum height above rail level of the lowest portion of any conductor under conditions of maximum sag are as follows in accordance with the Regulations for Electrical Crossings of Railway Tracks.49 5.94 7.700 7.94 400KV 5.05 4.94 220KV 4.600 Outside station limits (mm) 7.800 10. 1963: (i) FOR UNELECTRIFIED TRACKS OR TRACKS ELECTRIFIED ON 1500 VOLTS D.C.05 4.49 7.94 11-66KV 3.200 13.100 9.58 5.300 10.49 7.49 7.900 11.94 7.