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Payment Plans & Bill Assistance

Seattle City Light is disconnecting customers for non-payment. City Light has flexible payment plans available to all customers. For income-eligible residential customers, we have bill assistance programs available, including emergency bill assistance and the Utility Discount Program. If your electricity has been disconnected, call (206) 684-3000 Monday – Friday 7:30 am – 6:00 pm to discuss your options.

Requirements and Standards

Requirements Handbook

When starting a new project, be sure to review our Requirements for Electric Service Connection handbook. This handbook is your guide to utility application steps and requirements.

Requirements for Electric Service Connection Handbook

Standards for Electric Service Book

We also provide a collection of all standards and specifications referenced in the Requirements handbook.

Standards for Electric Service

Comprehensive Engineering Standards Library

Search our comprehensive library to find specific construction and materials standards, work practices, stock catalog and more.

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CAD Requirements for Consultants

Access requirements, templates and other support files.

Review our Requirements Overview

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Build for Energy Efficiency

Consider energy efficiency measures early in your project, and leverage financial incentives from Seattle City Light to help you to reduce electricity use and operational costs.

City Light

Debra Smith, General Manager and CEO
Address: 700 5th Ave, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 34023, Seattle, WA, 98124-4023
Phone: (206) 684-3000
SCL_ExternalComms@seattle.gov

Seattle City Light was created by the citizens of Seattle in 1902 to provide affordable, reliable, and environmentally responsible electric power to the City of Seattle and neighboring suburbs.