Technical resources

For construction professionals and experienced builders


Installation requirements

Reference these guides for current standards and specifications on PSE and customer responsibilities for utility installation.

Installation requirements for:

  • Permanent or temporary electric service or natural gas service to:
    • Single-family residential
    • Commercial/industrial and multifamily
  • New natural gas and electric infrastructure:
    • Clearances
    • Service lines
    • Meter locations
  • Natural gas meter activation

Forms for experienced builders

Application forms for:

  • Single family
  • Residential plat development
  • Multifamily
  • Non-residential


These videos demonstrate trenching in preparation for utility installation for:

New home construction

  • Natural gas and electric service
  • Natural gas service
  • Temporary electric service