These charges only apply if no gas or water services exist on the premises.
New water connection charge:
$300.00 water meters are only installed just inside the property line, and the customers must make the connection on their side of the meter and run water line where desired.
Gas Installation Charges:
Gas extension to dwelling:
$350.00 for the first 75 feet- $ .50 per foot for next 200 feet $ .25 per foot thereafter, (tap into line and run gas line to dwelling and hang gas meter, the meter remains property of West Baton Rouge Parish. The customer does not own it). Pressure test are required on all new plumbing and on mobile homes that have been moved from one location to another. All gas lines must be capped off and 10 lbs of air pressure must be maintained for a period of twenty-four (24) hours. Our office must be notified when the pressure test is first started, we will read the pressure gauge the first day of being notified the test is on the line, and read the pressure gauge again the next day to insure there are no leaks on the gas lines. A pressure gauge may be obtained at our office with a twenty-dollar ($20.00) refundable charge, when the gauge is returned in working condition
For more information contact the Utilities Department (225) 336-2406.