Your Unregistered Easement search results may include a reference to features of our
electricity distribution system which are defined below.
Assigned - Unregistered easement rights that were granted to the old
Ontario Hydro have been assigned to the local municipal electrical utility and are not
held by Hydro One Networks Inc.
Anchor - A steel rod embedded in the ground attached to an above surface
ring securing a guy wire that in turn supports a pole
Bell Joint Use - A pole or other piece of hardware shared jointly by
Bell Canada and Hydro One Networks Inc.
Tap - Electrical wires from a transformer that branch off feeding more
than one user
Conductor - An electrical wire or wires
Hardware - Any solid piece of equipment or structure including; wires,
poles, insulators, transformers, anchors, etc.
Line - An electrical wire or wires
Occupation - Any piece of Hydro One Networks Inc. hardware residing on a
piece of property, above or below ground or the right to access and/or place hardware on
that property even if there currently isn't any equipment there.
Overhang - Any piece of Hydro One Networks Inc. hardware hanging over a
property but not necessarily in contact with it
P Number - P number stands for Property Transaction Number, a unique
Hydro One Networks Inc. number assigned to a single transaction or agreement relating to
a single property. One property can have multiple P numbers
Pole - A wood, steel or concrete pole supporting electrical system
hardware or wires
Right of Way - Legal access to travel across or along private property
whether or not there is currently any Hydro One Networks Inc. hardware on the property
Right to Cut - Rights were granted to access the property and cut or
trim the trees to (& Trim) protect the electrical system wires.
Transformer - A piece of electrical equipment that steps down (""slows
down"") electricity for customer use (e.g. household voltage)
Transformer Pad -A poured concrete pad that supports a ground level