Government of New Brunswick


Use of highway right of way by utilities


A public utility may apply for a highway usage permit by submitting an application to the Minister, as well as any other documentation the Department may request.


For right of way usage by the utility companies (NB Power, Aliant, Rogers). Rate determined in written agreement between the department and utility company.

Changes To Fees

This document provides the rationale supporting changes to fees, associated revenue information, and the legal authority:
2009 T Highway usage.pdf


Unless otherwise specified, Fees exclude the harmonized sales tax (HST).

Fee DescriptionRate in $Effective Date
Arterial Highway (per km)75.002009-04-01
Collector or local highway (per km)37.502009-04-01
Level I or II highway - for cables above or underground 2,500.002009-04-01
Level I or II highway - for underground cables (per km)250.002009-04-01
Contact Information Email Location