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New Service Construction

For new service (new construction) requests, you need to complete the electric and natural gas service application.

For all new electric or natural gas service requests - at a location where there has never been a service - you will need the following information (download our helpful New Service Construction Checklist):

  • Account name
  • Billing address
  • Home phone
  • Work phone
  • Cell phone
  • Electrician name and telephone number
  • 911 address of new service including city
  • Lot number if in a subdivision or legal description if not in a subdivision or on a city lot
  • Subdivision name
  • Service size
  • Construction start date

Meter socket must be installed prior to Jo-Carroll Energy's construction of service. The meter socket must be installed and wired to the National Electric Code. Click here for a list of pre-approved meter sockets, meter pedestals and CT cabinets.

Line extension costs

$600 minimum hookup, plus:

$7/foot - 0-500' $6/foot - 501-1000' $5/foot - >1000'
  • Same price for overhead or underground service
  • If underground, the member is responsible for the trench
  • Additional fee for winter construction

Payment options

  • Full payment prior to construction
  • Visa, MasterCard, Discover, check or e-check
  • Construction loan verification from lender is required when payment is made from the construction loan


  • When NOT in a subdivision, you must provide the legal description of the property
  • Will follow nonemergency vegetation management policy
  • Must be signed and dated by member in notary presence
  • Must be completed and returned before construction
  • The original will be sent to the respective courthouse for recording

Member responsibilities

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