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Stages of Construction

​The following four stages of construction can help you identify when to call for electric service laterals.

Slab Stage
Foundation poured (no forms) and lot is close to final grade.*
Path for service lateral should be free from obstructions.**

Frame (or Batterboard) Stage
House framed and lot close to final grade.* 
Path for service lateral should be free from obstructions.**

Brick Stage
House bricked and lot close to final grade.*
Path for service lateral should be free from obstructions.**

Late Complete Stage
Driveway is poured or other obstructions** are usually in the pathway for service lateral construction.
Lot is close to final grade.*

*If the final lot grade changes more or less than 8", the builder incurs expense to re-bury service lateral according to specification.
** In most cases, builder will incur the expense to bore under obstructions for electric service.

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