Prepare Your Site

To avoid needless service installation delays, prepare the site before the Idaho Power line team arrives.

If you have any questions about site preparation, call us at 208-388-2323, or 1-800-488-6151 from outside the Treasure Valley, and ask for “New Construction.”

Site preparation should include:

  • Installing the meter pole and flagging its location or marking its location on the foundation
  • Providing clear access to the site
  • Identifying all property lines with property pins and written documentation
  • Establishing the final grade of the site
  • Obtaining proper permits

We also ask customers to review this brochure about requirements for Building Near Overhead Power Lines, and visit our Safety page for specific safety information.

For proper location and other details, refer to the 1-Ø or 3-Ø Service Requirements for:

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