Chapter 27 UTILITIES*
Section 27-88 Extension of distribution system.
(a) Any person or parties desiring electric service at a location which will
require an extension
of the distribution system shall make written request to the director for such extension.
(b) All extensions of the distribution system made within the boundaries of
subdivisions, except major feeders installed along the perimeter of residential subdivisions, shall
be made underground.
(c) All extensions of the distribution system not made within the boundaries
subdivisions shall be made underground, except when, in the judgment of the director, soil
conditions, type of terrain, voltage class or capacity of circuit, or other conditions make
underground extensions impractical or unfeasible.
(d) The person or parties desiring an extension of the
distribution system shall provide right-of-way
within the subdivision
as required by the department for such extension.
(e) The cost of an underground extension in the city
limits shall be shared by the department
and the person or parties requesting the extension. The person or parties requesting the extension
for the installation of the trenching and conduit system. Materials for the
conduit system will be provided by the department. Where joint trenching with other utilities
done, the department will coordinate the work and reimburse the person or parties requesting the
extension and doing the work the appropriate share of the joint trench cost sharing. The cost
the trenching will be based on the cost received by the department from its trenching contractor
and will be updated annually. The department shall install the remainder of the electric system
(f) The cost of overhead extensions in the city limits or to serve customers
in the city limits
shall be borne by the department.
(g) For extensions outside the city limits, the person or parties requesting
such extension shall
bear that portion of the costs required, in the judgment of the director, to make the extension
(Code 1964, § 15.430; Ord. No. 19481, § 1, 4-2-07)
(Ord. 19481, Amended, 04/02/2007, Prior Text)