Street light

Ballarat's first electric street light was turned on in 1895. Now there are more than 12,000 streetlights across our municipality.

How do I report a faulty street light?

Street lights are maintained by Powercor. You can report any faults online.

Lights in car parks and shopping malls are maintained by the City of Ballarat. Faults with these lights can be reported to our Customer Service team.

How do I request a street light?

Your request should be made in writing to and clearly indicate where and why the light is required.

One of our officers will then inspect the area and assess your request. All streetlighting requests are subject to budgetary constraints.

In new estates, the developer is required to install lighting that meets the relevant Australian Standards.