Are you building your dream home, or relocating your electrical meter? Or are you a business owner who needs more electrical capacity? Seattle City Light provides a range of services for contractors and homeowners. These include service removals and connections (both temporary and permanent), line relocations and other infrastructure modifications.
A good place to start is with our "Requirements for Electrical Service Connections", which details our basic service and metering requirements. Additional engineering standards and construction guidelines can be found here.
Electric Service Representatives and Service Engineers
Our Electric Service Representatives and Service Engineers are available to provide information, answer your questions and help facilitate your project. To view a map of current service assignments, click here.
Electric Service Applications and Guidelines
Once you've finalized your plans, the next step is to apply for a new or upgraded Electrical Service Connection.
Submitting Forms:Energy-efficient Building Information:
Electrical Permitting Contacts by Municipality:
Contact the appropriate jurisdiction to obtain required permits prior to starting construction. City Light cannot make connections to our electrical service without approval by the electrical inspection jurisdiction of the area you are working in.
Seattle City Light Energy Smart Services and BUILT SMART Services offer advice and financial incentives to help you build energy efficiency into existing facilities and new construction projects.