Bc hydro new construction hook up

bc hydro new construction hook up

Can I move my BC Hydro service to a new location?

If youre moving to an address that has an electrical connection, go immediately to start, stop or move your service. If you need BC Hydro service at a location that does not have an electrical connection (such as a new condo development, new vacation home or cabin), you will need to apply for a new electrical connection.

How do I open an electrical account with BC Hydro?

Opening a BC Hydro account to get electrical service at your home or business takes just a few steps. Start by letting us know what type of electrical service you need, and where. Get started by selecting your service below and signing up online. Open a new BC Hydro account for your home (or a second residential BC Hydro account)

How do I request an electrical service from hydro?

Request an electrical service that is appropriate for your home. Provide the required details about the required connection. Send you a link so that you can confirm the request. 3. Apply for service & confirm charges At any time you can link your MyHydro profile to the request created by your electrical contractor.

How do I request an overhead or underground connection?

Log in to your MyHydro profile and start a request. We’ll guide you through the requirements that need to be met for overhead and underground connections. Learn more about the fees that you can expect for new connections and modifications. Log in to your MyHydro profile and start a request for a connection that requires electrical design.

How do I get BC Hydro service at a new location?

Your landlord can also confirm your tenancy. If you need BC Hydro service at a location that does not have an electrical connection (such as a new condo development, new vacation home or cabin), you will need to apply for a new electrical connection. Are you a business customer? Business customers can start, stop or move service online.

What happens when I cancel my BC Hydro account?

Your new address or a forwarding address if cancelling your service. An email address and phone number so we can reach you. There is a $12.40 + GST charge for all new accounts and moves. This charge will appear on your first BC Hydro bill. Accounts may also require a security deposit.

How long does it take Hydro One to process a move?

Please allow up to 10 business days for a Hydro One representative to confirm and process your moving request. Service Territory Map   One less thing to worry about for your big move Moving is complicated.

What is a BC Hydro rental premise agreement?

If your tenants pay BC Hydro directly for electricity service, you can enter into a Rental Premise Agreement to manage a BC Hydro account for the vacant periods between tenants. This helps avoid delays in electrical service for any new tenants. Get started by filling out the application online.

What do you need to know about overhead and underground connections?

New connections and modifications to existing overhead and underground connections must meet our requirements to ensure safety. Prior to construction, please review the overhead and underground service reference guides which outline our requirements in order to avoid delays and call back charges associated with non-conforming installations.

Are underground power lines better than overhead?

These buried lines are more appealing to the eye and the surrounding landscape than power poles and overhead lines draped across the yard. Underground lines also dont have to contend with tree branches, which cause so many problems for overhead lines during inclement weather.

How do I get plans for our underground electricity equipment?

To access plans please register with LinesearchbeforeUdig. You will then get instant plans for our underground electricity equipment as well as underground equipment for other utility companies. LinesearchbeforeUdig is a service that can be used to check works against over 60 asset owners’ utility assets.

Why do I need to request plans for underground cables?

Working near electricity is dangerous, we encourage anyone carrying out work that involves digging to request plans beforehand to avoid underground electricity cables. This is vital for your safety as well as ensuring we can provide a reliable supply of electricity. To access plans please register with LinesearchbeforeUdig.

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