LCEC is working around the clock to assess damage from Hurricane Ian. Our hearts and thoughts are with all of our customers.
Rest assured that we know where power outages occurred and are working diligently to restore power. Customers do not need to report outages.
For helpful information regarding your LCEC membership, read the LCEC Customer Guide.
|Connect, Reconnect, or Transfer Charge
Per metered service.
|Electric Service Security Deposit||The deposit will be equal to twice the average monthly bill with a $200.00 minimum. Click here for additional information about security deposits.|
|Residential Late Fee
Unpaid as of the past due date.
|Commercial Late Fee
Unpaid as of the past due date.
|8% of the total unpaid charges
Minimum $10.00 charge
Maximum $500.00 charge
|Returned Check Charge||$25.00
*Returned items of $500.00 or more subject to a charge of 5% of the total amount of the returned item.
|Non-Pay Disconnect Charge at the Meter
All accounts disconnected for non-payment must pay the full past-due balance prior to reconnection of service. It may take up to one business day to reconnect after your payment is processed by LCEC.
|Non-Pay Disconnect Charge at the Pole
If the meter is inaccessible or if there is illegal diversion or meter tampering, the service will be physically disconnected at the pole.
|Meter Tamper Charge||$200.00
|Illegal Power Diversion||1st Offense $300.00
2nd Offense $400.00
3rd Offense $500.00
|False Service Call Charge
In the event a customer requests LCEC to visit the location due to disruption of electrical service, and it is determined that LCEC is not responsible for the disruption
a customer requests the establishment of service but the location is not ready or suitable for an electrical connection to be established.
|$30.00 for meter crew
$80.00 for line crew
|Streetlight Connection Charge
A service charge to connect a new or existing streetlight/security light.
|Initial Construction Charge
To construct facilities at a new location.
|System Infrastructure Charge
A service charge per metered service for the establishment of service at a location that will become permanent.
|Net Metering Interconnection Application Processing Charge||Tier 1 $35.00
Tier 2 up to $1,000.00
Tier 3* $1,000.00
*$2,000.00 interconnection study fee if applicable.
|Franchise Fee||Based on taxing authority. Paid to city/county for right to utilize rights of way for the purpose of supplying electric service. All monies collected are paid to the municipality
Understanding Franchise Fee
|Public Service Tax||A tax levied by incorporated municipality. All monies collected are paid to the municipality.
Understanding Public Service Tax
|Contribution in Aid of Construction||Varies; please see rate tariff 2022 or click here for more information.|
|Engineering and Construction Deposits||If applicable; please see
rate tariff 2022.
|Underground LCEC-Installed Trench
Residential underground service with trench and conduit installed by LCEC.
|Underground Customer-Installed Trench
Residential underground service with trench and conduit installed by customer.
|Customer Charge||A monthly fixed charge to cover the costs of the minimum equipment required to provide the customer with connectivity to the electric grid, regardless of energy usage.|
|County Tax||A discretionary sales surtax imposed by individual Florida counties. All monies collected are remitted to the State of Florida. Surtax Facts|
|Sales Tax||A tax levied by the State of Florida. This tax is remitted to the state in accordance with state laws.|
|Gross Receipts Tax||A tax levied by the State of Florida on LCEC total gross receipts and remitted to the State in accordance with applicable laws.|
|Power Cost Adjustment||A charge reflecting the difference between the actual cost of purchased power from the wholesale supplier and the base wholesale cost of power included in the energy charge.|
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