If you are building a new home/business or upgrading and/or changing your electric service panel, you will need to meet with our Engineering Department to initiate electric service.

To help you prepare for this meeting, please review the documents listed below. We’ve also provided you with a checklist of items that should be completed before scheduling an appointment. When you have all your documents ready, please call either the South Lake Tahoe Office at (530) 543-5281 or the North Lake Tahoe Office (Tahoe Vista) at (530) 546-1755 to make your appointment.

Please be prepared with the following when you meet with our Engineering staff:

  • Site Plan (must be to scale)
  • Elevations
  • Floor Plan
  • Roof Plan
  • Deed
  • Completed New Construction Service Application (with either Tax ID or Social Security number)
  • County-Assigned Address of new service location
  • Letter of Representation by owner if you are not the property owner

FAQ's 


  • Three feet from the driveway on a gable end.

  • Yes; only have to move the main disconnect and meter socket.

  • Your panel location needs to be approved prior to setting temporary power.  Please call the appropriate Liberty Utilities office to schedule an appointment.

  • Yes.

  • Liberty Utilities needs this information to confirm your identity.

  • This is dependent on a number of factors. Please schedule an appointment with the appropriate Liberty Utilities office to go over plans to make this determination.