Chapter 27 UTILITIES*
Section 27-96 Meter location.
(a) Meters shall normally be installed outdoors in a location
approved by the department.
(b) Meters may be installed indoors by special approval of
the director, provided the customers
agree to the following:
(1) To leave the premises unlocked
during all regular working hours of the department, or to
otherwise provide ready access to the meters at all times.
(2) To provide a clear space of at
least three (3) feet horizontally from all meters and to
provide a clear, unobstructed passageway to all meters at all times.
(3) If special meter-mounting equipment
is required, such as group meter sockets, or
combination meter socket and service switches, the customer shall furnish and install such
(c) Meters outdoors shall be installed a minimum of five
and one-half (5.5) feet and/or a
maximum of seven (7) feet above the ground or other accessible pedestrian surface. Meters
indoors shall be installed at a minimum of three (3) feet and/or a maximum of seven (7) feet from
(Code 1964, § 15.451)