Developing New Property

Are you developing a new property?

Transfer Service

Are you transferring your service to a different location?

Inspection (Conduit)

Do you need to schedule a Conduit inspection?

Alter Service

Do you need to change the location of or upgrade an existing metered service?

Requirements

The Distribution Engineering department will determine what is required to provide service to your project. Fees will be calculated based on the project type. 

All fees must be paid in advance of construction.


UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, PLEASE NOTIFY YOUR ELECTRICIAN OR CONTRACTOR THAT THE DISTRICT IS NOT ALLOWING:

  • MILBANK MODEL # U4518-O-W, SERIES U-200, TYPE 3R ENCLOSURE, SINGLE PHASE, THREE WIRE METER BASES
  • SQUARE D MODEL # RC816F200C

Electric Service Connection Guides

To sign up for a Douglas PUD account for a service with an existing connection, please contact Customer Accounting at 509-884-7191.

  • Secondary Service Service to a new home on a lot that already has a Douglas County PUD transformer or handhole. This applies to services that are less than 150′ from an existing transformer (typically subdivision or city lots.)
  • Primary Service Service to an empty parcel/lot and/or extending a transformer to within 150′ of proposed meter location. This includes installing a permanent branch, addition, continuation or replacement of the District’s existing electric distribution system required to serve a proposed customer load. 
  • Temporary Service – Service during the construction of a single-family residential house, commercial building, job trailer or multi-family structure. These services are limited to 12 months unless construction is actively and continuously in progress.
  • Altered Service – Change the location of or upgrade an existing metered service
  • Underground Conversion – Convert service from overhead to underground
  • Three Phase Service – Three phase service to a commercial or industrial project. Typical available voltages are 120/208V or 277/480V
  • Subdivision Developers Guide

Still need help determining your service needs? Please see some examples here

If you have questions, please call us at 509-884-7191 or email newservice@dcpud.org .

Customer Checklist

The following items are required to get your project energized. 

As soon as possible:

Before construction of your project can begin:

  • Line extension and/or service connection fees
  • Easements and permits

Required applications and inspections prior to service being energized:

  • Washington State Department of Labor and Industries Electrical Inspection
  • Douglas County PUD field inspection

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