Overhead Residential Electric Service Requirements

  1. Installation is to be in accordance with the latest edition of the NATIONAL ELECTRIC CODE.
  2. Meter base is to be located within 10 feet of the front (street side) of the structure.
  3. Locate the meter base a minimum of 3 feet horizontally from gas meter.
  4. Avoid meter base installations near bedroom or bathroom windows.
  5. Never install meter base over window wells, steps, or other unsafe or inconvenient locations.
  6. The center of the meter socket is to be a minimum of 4 feet, and a maximum of 6 feet, from finished grade immediately in front of meter base.
  7. There must be minimum free working space of 12 inches to the sides and 36 inches in front of meter base.
  8. Service mast is to be 2-inch Galvanized Rigid Conduit.
  9. The service entrance conductors are to extend a minimum of 24 inches out of the weather head.
  10. Temporary service will be disconnected at the time permanent service is connected.
If you have any questions about these requirements, contact the Nephi City Power Department @ 623-0276.