Chapter 27 UTILITIES*
Section 27-87 Availability of service.
(a) Electric service shall be available at any location within
the city limits as herein provided
and provided the department's distribution system is within the area or can be extended to the
area as herein provided in section 27-88 of this chapter.
(b) Single-phase service at 120/240 volts up to one hundred
(100) kilowatts shall be available
to any customer, except that the department may provide grounded wye service at 120/208 volts
in areas where such existing secondary voltage is established.
(c) Three-phase service shall be available to any business
or commercial establishment or
industry whose premises is located within an area zoned by the city for business, commercial or
industrial use, and shall be available to customers in other areas who utilize electric motors larger
than ten (10) horsepower or customers who, in the opinion of the director, will have a maximum
electric demand above one hundred (100) kilowatts. Three-phase service will not be provided to
residential trailers, one-family dwellings, two-family dwellings, multiple-family dwellings,
apartment buildings or any other buildings located in areas zoned for residential use, except as
(d) Electric service for space heating may be refused to
any customer whose premises is not
constructed and insulated in accordance with the latest recommendations and standards of the
Electric Heating Association.
(Code 1964, § 15.420)