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Electricity

Connecting Electricity

Are you connecting power to a newly constructed dwelling? The following are questions you’ll need answers to before connecting your electrical service:

  • Do you understand the building permit process? If not, contact the Technical Services Department If so, what is your building permit number?
  • Do you currently have power service with Summerside Electric?
  • What name should the electricity go in?
  • Who will be paying the utility charges?
  • Who is your electrician?
  • What is the physical location of the service?
  • Is the lot staked where the building will be?
  • Will you need both temporary and permanent service?
  • What type of service are you setting up?
  • Are you going to have electric heat? 100 or 200 amp service? Single or 3 phase?
  • Are you having overhead or underground power lines?

To apply for an account with Summerside Electric, visit our Financial Services Department at 275 Fitzroy Street.

Changing or Disconnecting Electricity

To transfer your electricity, we require a minimum 72 hours notice. You must visit us in person to change your electricity address. We are located at 275 Fitzroy Street, Summerside. Please note, there is a fee for changing your electricity address.

To disconnect your Summerside Electric account, please contact us with your customer number and account number.

Water & Sewer

Connecting Water & Sewer

The first turn on after construction must be scheduled through our Financial Department (902-432-1230). Notice required is 2 working days to book water turn on.

To disconnect your Water and Sewer services, contact the City of Summerside’s Technical Service department at 902-432-1262 or visit in person, at the third floor of City Hall.

Waste Disposal

Waste Disposal services are provided by Island Waste Management Corp.

For information about connecting, changing, or disconnecting your utilities, contact:

Reception

902-432-1230
City of Summerside
275 Fitzroy Street, Summerside PE C1N 1H9

Related City Documents:

Application Form for Utility Connection 

How to read your utility bill

Pre-authorized payment form

2016 Water and Sewer Rates

2016 Electric Rates

2011 Electric Policy Manual

Related External Links:

Island Waste Management Corp

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