(a) For business houses normally open during business hours, meters may be located inside. All other meters shall be outside. The meter must be located not less than 5 feet nor more than 7 feet above the ground or floor level from which the meter is to be read. The meter cannot be located on locked porches or in any area which is not readily available to the public.

(b) Meter may not be installed in locations where the meter readers or service men may inadvertently damage flower beds or shrubbery, or where it will be necessary for them to climb over fences or other obstructions to read or service the meters or in locations where they will extend unguarded into alleys or driveways, or where they will cause inconvenience either to the customer or the utility’s representative.

History: Rule 4-80, eff 1 Apr 80. Location of Meters.