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Welcome to e-dig the easy online dig request for non-emergency single address locates only.


With just the click of a mouse, homeowners or contractors can enter single address locates via the e-dig program.









Restrictions and Requirements:

  • Single addresses only, not extending markings beyond the addresses boundaries.
  • No Emergency or less than 48 hour notice requests.
  • No Pre-Planning/Design requests.
  • Valid email address.
  • Requests submitted after 5pm on business days, weekends or legal holidays will be processed, by O.U.P.S., on the next business day.

If these requirements are not and cannot be met, please call one of our Customer Service Representatives at 8-1-1 or 800-362-2764.


The date and time that you are legally allowed to begin your excavation will be 48 hours (2 full working days not including weekends and legal holidays) from the time that O.U.P.S. processes your locate request but no more than 10 working days after receipt of confirmation. This legal start date and time will be included as part of your confirmation. If you begin your excavation prior to that time, you may be subject to liability for damaged underground facilities.


STOP! IF YOU HAVE HIRED AN EXCAVATOR TO DO WORK ON YOUR PROPERTY, PLEASE DO NOT CONTINUE. By law it is the responsibility of the excavator to submit the notification.
For more information, please refer to Ohio Revised Code 3781.25 (K) if you have any questions or need clarification.


Safe digging starts with you, please click here to start e-dig.


About Us

A vital resource for Ohio residents and businesses, the Ohio Utilities Protection Service acts as a communication link between utility companies and individuals planning any digging activity. This site includes all the information you need to dig safely and protect your community.




Contact O.U.P.S.

P.O. Box 729
12467 Mahoning Ave
North Jackson, OH 44451