Last Update: 7/13/17

Chapter 480-90 WAC

GAS COMPANIESOPERATIONS

WAC Sections

PART IGENERAL PROVISIONS
Purpose.
Application of rules.
Exemptions from rules in chapter 480-90 WAC.
Additional requirements.
Severability.
Definitions.
Tariffs and special contracts.
Distribution line extension tariff.
PART IICONSUMER RULES
Information to consumers.
Application for service.
Residential service deposit requirements.
Nonresidential services deposit requirements.
Refusal of service.
Disconnection of service.
Reconnecting service after disconnection.
Payment arrangements.
Winter low-income payment program.
Service responsibility.
Disclosure of private information.
Service connections.
Service entrance facilities.
Access to premises; identification.
Gas utility's responsibility for complaints and disputes.
Billing requirements and payment date.
Electronic information.
Complaint meter tests.
Payment locations.
Posting of tariffs for public inspection and review.
Publication of proposed tariff changes to increase charges or restrict access to services.
Notice of tariff changes other than increases in recurring charges and restrictions in access to services.
Adjudicative proceedings where public testimony will be taken.
Notice verification and assistance.
Other customer notice.
PART IIIFINANCIAL RECORDS AND REPORTING RULES
Accounting system requirements.
Subpart A: General Rules
Filing information.
Additional reports.
Expenditures for political or legislative activities.
Advertising.
Retention and preservation of records and reports.
Purchased gas adjustment.
Integrated resource planning.
Subpart B: Financial Transaction Reporting Requirements
Issuing securities.
Transferring cash or assuming obligations.
Affiliated interestsContracts or arrangements.
Transfers of property.
Subpart C: Annual Reporting Requirements
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Form No. 2.
Commission basis report.
Securities report.
Affiliated interest and subsidiary transactions report.
Essential utilities services contracts report.
Subpart D: Quarterly Reporting Requirement
Actual results for Washington operations report.
PART IVGAS METERING AND STANDARDS RULES
Heating value of gas.
Meter readings.
Meter charges.
Meter set assembly location.
Meter identification.
Initial accuracy of meters.
Metering tolerance.
Statement of meter test procedures.
Frequency of periodic meter tests.
Meter history records.
PART VADOPTION BY REFERENCE
Adoption by reference.
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