13.08.240 – Rate 3 – Small general service – Rates, charges, and service requirements

  1. Availability.
    Electrical energy is available under the Small General Service rate to any customer using the City’s electric system for all requirements other than residential service where such customer has a monthly peak kilowatt demand of less than or equal to 25 kilowatts during the previous eighteen billing periods and 2500 kilowatt-hours or less in the current billing period.  Any customer whose monthly peak demand has exceeded 25 kilowatts in the current or previous eighteen billing periods or has exceeded 2500 kilowatt-hours during the current billing period will be billed at the rate described in Section 13.08.260.
    (Ord. 2011-M-22 § 1.)
  2. Charges for this rate shall be as follows:
    1. Monthly Customer Charge. The net monthly customer charge shall be fifty eight dollars and eight cents ($58.08) per meter.
    2. Energy Charge. Then net energy charge shall be as follows:  $0.0983 per kilowatt-hour for all kilowatt-hours

    3. Minimum Charge.  The net minimum monthly charge shall be the net monthly customer charge.

    4. Gross Charge.  The gross charge shall be ten percent more than the sum of the net customer charge and net energy charge.
  3. General Requirements:
    1. The customer’s wiring shall be so arranged that all service hereunder may be supplied through a single metering installation adequate for a normal load equal to the maximum thirty-minute demand of the customer, at a power factor of eighty-five percent lagging.  Except in multi-occupancy business premises where each business shall be serviced as an individual customer.  Nothing in this rate shall be deemed to preclude a residential occupancy on the customer’s property from being served as a separate customer on a residential rate.
    2. Measurement of Demand and Kilowatt-hours Supplied.  Where two or more metering installations are provided on the customer’s premises, the billing demand shall be determined by adding together the separate peak half hour demands at each metering installation.
      1. Where two or more metering installations are provided on the customer’s premises and are for the same customer, and if one or more installations qualified for rate 5 and one or more installations qualified for rate 3 then the metering installation readings shall be combined and billed at rate 5.
    3. The terms and conditions stated in Sections 13.08.010 through 13.08.210 apply to this rate and service hereunder shall be subject thereto.
  4. General Requirements:
(2019-M-15: § 2; 2018-M-16: § 3; 2017-M-8: § 3; 2016-M-13: § 1; 2015-M-30: § 3; 2014-M-10: § 3; 2010-M-31: § 2; 2008-M-32: § 2; 2009-M-22: § 2; 2007-M-38: § 2; 2005-M-20: § 2; 2002-M-29: § 2; 2001-M-30: § 2; 2000-M-69 : § 2; 1999-M-47: § 1)