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- Member furnishes meter base
- Meter bases must be U.L. listed
- Meter base jaws must be tin-plated copper
- All single-phase meter bases rated for 320 amps must be equipped with lever-operated jaw release and bypass. The bypass must be rated to carry the full load capacity of the base.
- The minimum width of a 200 amp underground meter base acceptable for use is 11 and ¼ inches.
- All meter bases must have a swing style latch or other appropriate latch that will prevent unauthorized access and accept a utility padlock or wire style seal
- All meter base installations must be inspected by the appropriate inspecting authority before electrical service can be connected.
- All installation upgrades and re-wiring of meter bases must be inspected by the appropriate authority
- Meter bases must be installed according to national, state, and county codes, and according to REMC requirements
- Meter bases will not be allowed on back of homes for new construction.
- Meter bases cannot be mounted on single wide mobile homes. The bases must be mounted on a meter pedestal.
- Meter bases cannot be located where it will cause a hazard to persons or be subject to damage.
- Meter bases cannot be located in carports, breezeways, enclosed porches, etc. Clark County REMC must have full access at all times.
- Self-contained meter bases for loads exceeding 400 amps or for all installations requiring current transformers contact Clark County REMC.
- Meter bases must be continuous amp rating.