Requirements for Inspection Electric and Gas Utilities

Requirements for Inspection of Electric and Gas Utilities

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PG&E Electric and Gas Service Requirements
Date Posted: March 14th, 2019 @ 10:56 AM
Last Updated: January 20th, 2021 @ 7:58 PM

Electric and Gas Utility Releases in the City of Oakland

1- Apply for and obtain City of Oakland permit for your Electrical or Gas Service.

2- Contact PGE to obtain Confirmation of Discussion (COD). Permit Inspections cannot inspect Electrical Meters, if PGE COD is not on-site. PGE COD is not required for Gas Utility Release.

3- Schedule your Inspections

4- If your inspection passes the City of Oakland will place a Green Tag on the Electrical Panel (no tag needed for Gas Service) and will release the meter to PGE by next day at Noon.

5- Call PGE to have your utility connected by them.

If installing, modifying, or removing an Electrical or Gas Service you must contact PG&E and follow their requirements to obtain service. Please note that you must contact PG&E to obtain a Confirmation of Discussion (COD) for electrical meter inspection in the City of Oakland.