Requests for Commercial Utility Services
Accounts established for commercial service will require a Federal Tax ID number and the signature of an authorized representative. Accounts established for nonincorporated business' will require the Social Security number and signature of the individual operating the business. Deposits for commercial accounts are based on 2 month's average bill for the location.
Commercial deposits are based on a two month average bill for the location. Upon review, a letter of credit from a previous electric utility showing 12 months with no more than 2 late payments may waive the deposit requirements. The letter of credit must be in the exact name, social security number or federal ID of the commercial applicant. A Surety Bond for the amount of the deposit may be substituted for a cash deposit. Good credit for a commercial customer is defined as 24 months with no more than 2 late payments per year.
Deposits are eligible for refunding after a customer has established good credit with the Town. Refunds are not automatic, the customer must request a refund. Refunds are applied to the utility account and any remaining credit may stay on the account to cover future charges or it may be refunded by check. If a deposit is held on an account at the time services are terminated, the deposit will be applied to the unpaid balance and a refund check issued for the remainder.