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Single Application

Please use a Single Application when planning the following projects:
  • Permanent service for a new single home, townhouse, duplex or modular home.
  • Temporary service to a construction sales trailer for a residential project.
 
 
Information Checklist for all BGE Service Applications
The Service Application provides BGE an accurate description of your service request, including the anticipated gas and/or electric requirements to initiate your job.
 
Completing your Service Application Online
In order for BGE to meet your requested service date, you MUST submit the Service Application as soon as you receive your building permit.  Lead time for individual projects will vary from 4 to 12 weeks, depending on scope of work, permitting requirements and weather conditions.  Within 10 days of receipt of this application, the BGE representative assigned to your job will contact you and advise you of the project's scheduled completion date.
 

To initiate  your application, you will need ALL of the following information:

  • Project Address - Complete address of where the work is to be performed.
  • Site Contact – Name and email address of person BGE can contact to discuss the project, and send communications to regarding changes affecting the status of the job. 
  • Other Contact Information - For Commercial and Industrial service applications only, specific name and phone number of architect/engineer, electrician, plumber and/or mechanical contractor.
  • Electric Load Requirements - If you do not know your electrical load requirements, you will need to consult with an electrician. The following information will be required:
    • Specified number of meters required
    • Meter address/designation (suite, unit, apt., etc.)
    • KVA, kW or HP ratings for each type of electric load
    • Main disconnect size (amps)
    • Voltage class
    • Current load and future load (for Commercial & Industrial and Modification Relocation service applications only)
  • Gas Load Requirements - If you do not know your gas load requirements, you will need to consult with a plumber and/or mechanical contractor. The following information will be required:
    • Specified number of meters required
    • Meter address/designation (suite, unit, apt., etc.)
    • BTU rating or CFH for each type of gas load
    • Required gas pressure
    • Current and future load (for Commercial & Industrial and Modification Relocation service applications only)
  • Billing Information - As it pertains to construction and consumption charges.
    • Full legal name of company, including business entity suffix, (e.g. Inc., Co. or LLC).  The official name of the company as it appears on file with the State of Maryland Department of Assessments & Taxation Office. The company's legal name will also appear on the Charter of Articles of Incorporation.
    • Person responsible for construction charges
    • Person responsible for consumption charges
  • Site Plan
    • A site Plan to scale (1" = 100' at a minimum) showing the following:
      • Existing and proposed utilities (water, sewer, septic area, storm drain, underground fiber optic cables, underground cable TV, gas & electric mains, etc.)
      • Utility sizes
      • Existing BGE poles and pole numbers, meters and/or pad mounted transformer locations
      • Driveway, sidewalk, and property lines
      • Street names & lot numbers
      • Buildings/houses
      • Fences
      • Easement designations, wetland boundaries & designations
      • Wells and drain fields
      • Woods, trees, rivers & streams
    • A sketch will suffice, in lieu of a site plan, for small jobs such as:
      • Barns
      • Garages
      • Snowball stands
    • Mailing Your Site Plan:
      • If you submitted your service application online, you must include the Reference Number provided on your confirmation with your site plan.
         
        Note: Failure to note the Reference Number on your site plan documents will delay the processing of your project.
        Mail your site plan to the following address:

        BGE - Customer Planning Department
        Service Application Unit
        1068 N. Front Street, Rm 501
        P O Box 1475
        Baltimore, MD 21203-1475
        Upon receipt of the site plan, your job will be forwarded to a BGE representative who will contact you regarding the engineering and pricing process.
    • Submit as an electronic attachment (maximum size is 5-megabytes per file) with your online service application in one of the acceptable BGE formats:
      • Microstation (all releases)
      • AutoCAD 2000 (or older version) in Model Space and .dgn, .dwg, or .dxf in a 2D format
      • .dxf format with NAD 83 coordinates
      • .pdf, .xls, .doc, .jpg, .zip
         
        Note: All digital civil site plans should be "final designs" and all X-REFs or reference files should be merged actively into one digital file.

        Please .zip large digital civil site files to reduce overall size or copy to a CD for delivery by mail.

For security purposes, information entered on the application will expire after 90 minutes of idle time.
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