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Residential Special Service Charges

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Remote meter reading, meter testing and other services

Meter Service and Testing

Activity Charge
Meter reread (if original reading is found to be correct) $24
Temporary meter disconnection $26
Electric meter testing (if meter tests within normal ranges) $66
Gas meter testing (if meter tests within normal ranges) $95

Water meter testing (by meter size) 5/8"-2"

$44 
Water meter larger than 2" *Determined at time of request

* The city does not have the capacity to test the meters with its own personnel.  Any zone and per diem charges that are made by an outside company to make these tests will be chargeable to the customer.

Remote Read Meter and Installation

Service Charge
Electric $195
Water $153
Gas $112

General

Service Charge
Field visit trip charge — Electric $38
Field visit trip charge — Water $38 
Field visit trip charge — Wastewater  $38 
Field visit trip charge — Gas  $44 
Conservation service, if customer fails to appear as scheduled — Eelctric $26
Conservation service, if customer fails to appear as scheduled — Water $38 
Conservation service, if customer fails to appear as scheduled — Wastewater  $38 
Conservation service, if customer fails to appear as scheduled — Gas  $26 
Electric (temporary installation and removal) $50
Light pilot light for natural gas appliance $30

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Note: The charges listed on these pages are based on Chapter 27 and Appendix A of the City of Gainesville Code of Ordinances, which can be found on Municode.com. If there are differences between information on this page and the ordinance, the ordinance shall prevail. Contact Customer Service for more information.