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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 20. Public Utilities And Telecommunications
Agency 5. State Corporation Commission
Chapter 305. Rules for Electricity and Natural Gas Submetering and for Energy Allocation Equipment

20VAC5-305-30. Application for electricity or natural gas.

No owner shall utilize submetering or energy allocation equipment without first securing from a tenant, before any electricity or natural gas is delivered, an application or agreement, which may be part of the tenant's lease agreement, for the purchase of electricity or natural gas. Whether or not a written application or agreement is executed, the tenant, by accepting the electricity or natural gas, agrees to be bound by the applicable terms and conditions prescribed by the Commission for submetering or energy allocation equipment. Likewise, the owner, upon establishing a submetering or energy allocation practice, agrees to supply any and all tenants with electricity or natural gas and shall be bound by such terms and conditions in acting upon applications for electric service or natural gas service.

Statutory Authority

§ 56-245.2 et seq. of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Case No. PUE920067 §III, eff. July 1, 1993.

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