The Electric Division of the Board of Public Utilities is regulated by the New York State Public Service Commission. The Commission's HOME ENERGY FAIR PRACTICES ACT (HEPFA) - RULES provide guidelines for utility operation. These rules are found in Part II of Title 16 of the New York Compilation of Codes, Rules and Regulations, Statutory authority: Public Service Law, article 2.
Public Service Commission (PSC) of the State of New York.
The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities is audited by the New York State Office of Audit and Control in addition to private audits performed for the utility itself and the City of Jamestown.
The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities must also obey the rules and regulations of the New York State Health Department, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the United States Department of Environmental Conservation, the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and the United States Department of Energy for the operation of its electric, water, district heat, Wastewater and solid waste divisions.