Even if your project is small, it’s always best to call!

New York 811 strongly encourages all homeowners to contact New York 811, 1-800-272-4480, least 48 hours but no more than 10 working days (excluding weekends and legal holidays) before beginning ANY digging on their property. You can also call 811, the national call before you dig number, to request that your lines be marked.

This section of our Web site features important information homeowners need to know about safe digging, including details to provide when you call, helpful resources, a glossary of terms and more.