BASE CHARGE

  1. There will be a Base Charge of One Hundred Dollars $150.00) for a service drop or a relocation ofa service drop.
  2. If customer has paid a $150.00 Temporary Service Fee, the Base Charge under this policy will be waived for the initial service drop.
  3. If a service pole(s) are required an additional charge of$150 for each pole and $50.00 for each anchor will be paid by the customer.

SINGLE PHASE

The Benton County Board of Public Utilities will install single phase overhead primary line extensions without charge if the primary length does not exceed 300 feet. For primary lines in excess of 300 feet, the cost to the customer requesting the line extension will be $3.75 per foot.

THREE PHASE

The Benton County Board of Public Utilities will install three phase overhead primary line extension without charge if the primary length does not exceed 300 feet.  For three phase primary lines in excess of 300 feet, the cost to the customer requesting the line extension will be $6.75 per foot. The Electric system will provide the necessary size transformers and service.

If a customer requests a three phase primary extension in excess of 300 feet where there presently exists a single phase line, the charge to the customer will be $6.75 per foot.

The customer will be responsible for clearing right-of-way for all line extensions. The right of-way must be cleared to Distributor specifications. The right-of-way may  be pushed by a dozer or by cutting. If the right-of-way is cut, it must be cut to within 2 inches of the ground to enable maintenance of the right-of-way.

 

OVERHEAD SERVICE

The Benton County Board of Public Utilities will provide the necessary size transformer and service to serve a permanent customer with the service not to exceed 200 feet in length. Services to a conventionally built dwelling unit to be occupied as a primary residence will be a 120-240 volt, 3 wire, single phase service.

 

GENERAL

All right-of-wayeasements must be obtained in writing by the customer requesting service. No payment will be made for easements for distribution lines, whether overhead or underground.

Primary line construction will only be made along a county road or driveway that, in the opinion of a representative of the Benton County Electric System, is adequate to give accessibility to line trucks and other Electric System vehicles.

All facilities will remain the property of the Benton County Electric System.

 

Adopted: 05-25-99

Revised: 03-25-03

Revised: 08-26-08