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Construction Service Guidelines

  • DS-4-1 (Pole Mounted Meter Loop)
  • DS-4-2 (Service Mast Installation For Overhead Service-Layout)
  • DS-4-3A (UG Service Meter Installation)
  • DS-4-3B (UG Service Meter Installation)
  • DS-4-4A (OH Remote Meter CT Installation)
  • DS-4-4B (UG Remote Meter CT Installation)
  • DS-4-4C (Remote Meter Installation)
  • DS-4-5 (Residential Underground Service Requirements)
  • DS-4-6 (YVEA Inspections Of Customer Installed Service Conduit)
  • DS-4-7 (Commercial Services)
  • DS-4-8 (Temp Construction Layout)

  • DS-7-1 (Planting Around Electrical Equipment)

Maximum Available Fault Current Table-Satisfies the requirements of 2017 NEC, 110.24 available fault current.



Electric Meter Installation Requirements

Electric meter sockets shall be located on the exterior wall of the premises being served, or at other points, established by the Association at the time service is extended to the member.  Electric meters, meter sockets and service conductors shall be located in accordance with accepted safe practices and shall not be covered or concealed without the express written permission of the Association.

Meter locations shall be such that the meters are easily accessible for reading, testing and servicing, and shall not be located in locked areas except with the express written permission of the Association.  Meters shall be located where meter readers are free from dangers of falling ice, snow and other hazards.  Meter shall be normally mounted at five foot six inches (5’6”) above grade, or as near that height as possible, to facilitate meter reading and servicing.

Violations of these conditions may be cause for refusal to serve, or to continue service.  If flagrant violation of this procedure occurs, then verbal requests for a reasonable solution shall be made and documented.  If after sixty (60) days, no satisfactory progress has been made, for written notice shall be give such Consumer, stating service will be discontinued in ninety (90) days unless the violation is corrected.

Meters are sealed to guarantee the integrity of the meter and the safety of the consumer.  If a meter seal is found to have been cut or removed from a meter, the Association will investigate to determine if tampering has occurred.  If there is no evidence of meter tampering, the Association will notify the customer in writing of the cut seal.  If a second violation occurs, a $50.00 charge for a cut seal will be assessed to the customer of record.

Questions regarding meter socket installations need to be directed to the local YVEA Engineering Field Service Representatives.

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