New/Upgrade Electric Service

New/Upgrade Residential Service

The City of Jamestown, Town of Ellicott, Village of Falconer and Town of Celoron are ever growing. Whether in population or electric usage, new services need to be installed or old services need to be updated to keep up.

Please follow the instructions and fill out the New/Upgrade Residential Service Application . Electricians, please refer to our Utility Wiring Rules and Requirements and Meter Socket Specifications .

Code Enforcement Officers

Jamestown
http://www.jamestownny.net/departments/department-of-development/code-enforcement/

Ellicott
http://www.townofellicott.com/html/ceo.html

Falconer
http://www.falconerny.org/

Celoron
http://www.celoronny.org/html/officials.html

Steps for Commercial Customers new/upgrade service

With growing opportunities more electricity is often needed. Whether it be an upgrade or an entirely new service, this is the place to get started for your business.

New Customer

  1. Complete Non-Residential Service Application Form A & Form B that are also available at our Customer Service Office


  2. Provide identification documents to Customer Service


    • Tax identification number
    • Two forms of identification
    • Lease or proof of ownership

  3. Pay a deposit

New Service

  1. Fill out a Non-Residential Service Application Form A & Form B (other forms may be required, the BPU will let you know and provide the documents to be filled out)

    • Customer Service will get you signed up for service based on this but may also need additional information.
    • You may be required to pay a deposit.

  2. After the application is reviewed, a meeting will be scheduled with the electrician* doing the work to determine the scope of the work. (Overhead/underground, location, etc.)


  3. Once the work is done, an inspection will be performed by an approved inspector**. (This is the responsibility of the customer or their hired electrician to contract.)


  4. The inspection will be sent from the inspector directly to the BPU. Then, the service shall be connected.


Upgrade Service

  1. Fill out a Non-Residential Service Application Form A & Form B (other forms may be required, the BPU will let you know and provide the documents to be filled out)


  2. After the application is reviewed, the BPU will contact the electrician* and may schedule a site visit to determine the scope of the work.


  3. Once the work is done, an inspection will be performed by an approved inspector**. It is the responsibility of the customer or their hired electrician to contract.

Existing Customer/Existing Service

  1. Contact Customer Service to sign up for service at the new location.


  2. You may be required to pay a deposit.

*Please note that per City of Jamestown Code any commercial electric work in the city must be done by a city-licensed electrician.

**A list of approved inspectors can be obtained by contacting the Local Municipality.



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