Section 27-86 Definitions.


    For the purpose of this division, the following words and terms shall have the meanings respectively ascribed:

    Distribution system. That part of the city's water and light works used to distribute electrical energy from the generating plants or substations to the customers served, including poles, fixtures, wires, cables, conduits, manholes, switches, protective devices, transformers, meters, regulating equipment and other accessories.

    Meter socket. A device used for mounting and connecting the electric meter.

     Non-standard electric meter.  Any electric meter that does not conform to the department’s predominate specifications for electric meters will be considered non-standard.  Non-standard electric meters shall be electro-mechanical in design and shall not have any radio read equipment installed.  All department meters, including non-standard meters, must meet American National Standards Institute C12.1 and C12.20 standards.

    Service drop. The overhead wires or cables installed from the department's electric line to the first point of attachment to the customer's building or other structure.

    Service entrance. The conduit wire fittings and accessories used between the termination of the service drop or underground service and the customer's service equipment.

    Service equipment. The main circuit breaker(s) or fused switch(es) and their accessories which constitutes the main control and means of cutoff for the supply to a customer's premises.

    Underground service. The underground wire, cable, conduit and other devices installed from the department's electric line or facility to the customer's building or other structure.

(Code 1964, § 15.400; Ord. No. 22092, § 1, 6-16-14)

    Cross reference(s)--Definitions and rules of construction generally, § 1-2.


(Ord. 22092, Amended, 06/16/2014, Prior Text)