Legal description of property from the deed
Official (physical) address of property
Mailing address (where you will receive the bill at time of connect)
Site plot plan (drawing of how you will develop your property)
Billing deposit of $250 or letter of good credit from previous electric company. (Amount of deposit may vary.)
Line Extension Fees will be required of every applicant requesting a new extension of facilities or an upgrade of existing facilities or a conversion or alteration of existing electric facilities. In addition, Trico is no longer permitted to grant free line extension credits or make line extension refunds for new extensions filed with Trico on or after August 6, 2009.
Site Improvements will be required to qualify as a permanent service. It is the determination of the Design Department upon field inspection whether you have met the necessary site improvements (refer to “Site Improvements Required for Line Extension Permanency Designation”) found with application.
Placing a four-foot wooden stake in the ground where you want your meter located so it faces a driveway or alley. Please be sure the view is clear of any obstacles, such as buildings or trees. Do not place any buildings or structures over or under electric power lines. You must call us at 520-744-2944 to tell us when the “stake is in” so we can begin designing your service.
Marking your property corners. (If we can’t find them, you may be required to hire a surveyor to reestablish them.)
Calling Blue Stake at 1-800-782-5348 or 811, to mark any underground utilities (BEFORE you dig).
Getting easements (if required) signed, notarized, and paying all fees involved. Trico will assist in creating the easement paperwork.
UG (Underground Service): CUSTOMER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR DIGGING AND BACKFILLING ALL TRENCHES along Trico’s approved route! (Permits are required if you dig in any right-of-ways or cross any paved roads.) You will need to construct your pedestal and stand it in the end of your trench.
UG (Underground Service in Recorded Subdivision): CUSTOMER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR DIGGING AND BACKFILLING ALL TRENCHES AND INSTALLATION OF A CONDUIT SYSTEM along Trico’s approved route! (Permits are required if you dig in any right-of-ways or cross any paved roads.) You will need to construct your meter panel assembly at its permanent location (affixed to home or building) and connected to a continuous span of conduit from Trico’s existing stub-out or designated facility.
OH (Overhead Service): CUSTOMER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR BUILDING THE METER PANEL ASSEMBLY (METER “LOOP”)!
1. Mobile/mfg. homes require county and state permits (Pinal County no state permit required)
2. A well requires county or local jurisdiction permit
3. Upgrade or meter move requires county or local jurisdiction permit
The process of your application:
By becoming a member of Trico, you are agreeing to follow the policies, rules, rates, and schedules of Trico Electric Cooperative, Inc. A copy of the Rules, Regulations & Line Extension Policies approved by the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC), 400 W. Congress St #221, Tucson, AZ 85701, (520) 628-6550 is available upon request.
These instructions may not cover all situations. Some situations might require special written agreements or studies.