LCEC – Lee County Electric Cooperative


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Fees and Charges

Fees and Charges

For helpful information regarding your LCEC membership, read the LCEC Customer Guide.

Membership Fee   $5.00
 
Connect, Reconnect, or Transfer Charge
Per metered service.
  $30.00
 
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.
  $10.00
 
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.
  $50.00
 
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.
  $200.00
 
Meter Tamper Charge   $200.00

  • Plus equipment costs to rectify the account.
  • Plus a charge based upon a reasonable estimate of energy usage.
  • Additionally the customer may be subject to immediate disconnection of service or prosecution under Florida state law.
 
Illegal Power Diversion   1st Offense $300.00
2nd Offense $400.00
3rd Offense $500.00

  • Plus equipment costs to rectify the account.
  • Plus a charge based upon a reasonable estimate of energy usage.
  • Additionally the customer may be subject to immediate disconnection of service or prosecution under Florida state law.
 
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
or
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
or
$80.00 for line crew
 
Streetlight Connection Charge
A service charge to connect a new or existing streetlight/security light.
  $200.00
 
Initial Construction Charge
To construct facilities at a new location.
  $200.00
 
System Infrastructure Charge
A service charge per metered service for the establishment of service at a location that will become permanent.
  $250.00
 
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.
Understanding Franchise Fee
 
City Public Service Tax   Levied by incorporated municipality.
Understanding Public Service Tax
 
Contribution in Aid of Construction   Varies; please see rate tariff or click here for more information.
 
Engineering and Construction Deposits   If applicable; please see
rate tariff.
 
Underground LCEC-Installed Trench
Residential underground service with trench and conduit installed by LCEC.
  $750.00
 
Underground Customer-Installed Trench
Residential underground service with trench and conduit installed by customer.
  $315.00
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