Due to global supply chain disruption, new service requests could be delayed.
The Power Cost Adjustment increase is a result natural gas price costs passed on from our power supplier.
LCEC urges customers remaining without power to inspect damage to their home or business as a result of Hurricane Ian. It is essential to understand what LCEC is responsible for and what the customer is responsible for.
Use caution and be aware of possible downed power lines. Visually inspect the electric facilities that bring power into your home or business. This includes the weather head, the riser conduit that covers the wires, and the meter can. If there is damage, a licensed electrician must make repairs. If water has entered the home through flooding or rainwater seeping into the walls around electric wiring, a licensed electrician should inspect to determine potential damage. You can complete the form below if you need your service line disconnected for repairs.
If overhead electric lines power the home or business, keep the following in mind when inspecting and planning for repairs:
LCEC is responsible for:
Customers own and are responsible for repairing:
It is important to remember that:
Customers and line workers alike plan an important role in the safety and reliability of electric service. For restoration updates, safety tips and more, visit lcec.net.
To read more about LCEC’s requirements for residential, commercial, and industrial self-contained and instrument transformer-rated metered services, read the full Electric Service and Meter Requirements Handbook.
City of Sanibel
Buildings where electrical equipment was flooded or damaged by Hurricane Ian, or that have been notified by LCEC that a city inspection is required to obtain power, are required to follow the below steps for the city to notify LCEC that power may be restored:
All Commercial, Multi-Family, and Single-Family homes with an electrical service greater than 600 amps require a licensed Florida engineer to provide an inspection and approval of the existing electrical equipment.
All Commercial, Multi-Family, and Single-Family homes with an electrical service less than 600 amps require an electrical contractor is required to provide an inspection and approval of the existing electrical equipment.
To read the full guidance, including a list of licensed electrical contractors, please click here.
LCEC has provided information to help customers understand what LCEC is responsible for and what the customer is responsible for. Please click here for more details.
Please click the hyperlink to access the Post Hurricane Ian Electrical Safety Inspection form for Engineers.
Please click the hyperlink to access the Post Hurricane Ian Electrical Safety Inspection form for Contractors.
To submit the Post Hurricane Ian Electrical Safety Inspection form, please upload and email to IanPowerAffidavit@mysanibel.com.
Questions may be directed to Holly Vetter by email to IanElectric@mysanibel.com
City of Cape Coral Emergency Permitting Procedures
Temporary Office Hours and Location Information
Effective Date: October 11, 2022
Location: Cape Coral City Hall, 1015 Cultural Park Blvd., Cape Coral, FL 33990
Services: Permitting, Plan Review, and Building Inspections
Hours: Six days per week, 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday; 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Saturday
The first phase of the Disaster Recovery procedures focuses on helping residents and business owners obtain the necessary permits and inspections to correct the damage to their current inhabitable homes and businesses, with expedited permitting and review. Permitting related to storm damage will be given priority over the processing of other work.
It will be the responsibility of the Contractor or Owner-Builder to request the required inspections, based on the approved scope of work.
Inspections may be scheduled if the work is in relation to Hurricane Damage by calling 239-574-0555 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Charlotte County Emergency Permitting Proc
During business hours of the permitting office: customer must apply for permit and a passed/completed inspection
After-hours: customer must apply for permit and customer has 72 hours to schedule and pass inspection
Agricultural is exempt
Lee County Emergency Permitting Procedure
Temporary Office Hours and Location Information
Office Location: 2115 Second St, Fort Myers FL, 33901
Services Provided for Building Permitting, Building Inspections, and Contractor Licensing:
Office Hours: 7 days a week, 9am-4pm (Beginning Wednesday 10/5/2022)
The first phase of the Disaster Recovery procedures focuses on helping residents and business owners obtain the necessary permits and inspections to correct the damage to their current inhabitable homes and businesses, with expedited permitting and review. Certain permitting projects related to storm damage will be given priority over the processing of other work.
For a list of Record Types currently being permitted as part of Phase 1 of Disaster Recovery and for information related to the permitting requirements for each Record Type, please review the Disaster Recovery Permitting Requirements document.
Hendry County Emergency Permitting Procedure
During business hours of the permitting office: customer must apply for permit and/or a passed/completed inspection or “okay to reconnect” approval from county
After-hours: Customer is provided 72 business hours to apply for an permit and passed inspection
Agricultural repairs must apply for an agricultural exempt form and approval by county.
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