SoCalGas® will assist you in building the most energy-efficient homes or non-residential construction and we will inform buyers of your commitment to excellence.
Pre-scheduled Meter Set Program
The pre-scheduled meter set program allows builders to work with SoCalGas® to schedule natural gas meter sets in advance of receiving a house-line release.
Applications and Plans
Complete and submit the application to request residential gas service for a residential construction project.
Request for Residential Gas Services:
Complete and submit the application to request residential gas service for a non-residential construction project.
Request for Non-Residential Gas Services:
Gas Service Guidebook
The Gas Service Guidebook was developed to help all builders and new construction applicants effectively navigate through our service establishment process which includes legal, regulatory and safety information. Our hope is that this Gas Service Guidebook becomes an invaluable reference to safely and efficiently deliver natural gas service to customers.
To maintain current information, updates are made online as soon as possible with an annual review performed in the second quarter of each year. To support green initiatives, we will not publish a printed version.
- Gas Service Guidebook (PDF)
- Guidebook Addendum: Meter Room Requirements (PDF)
- Single Residential Meter Location (PDF)
Zero Net Energy
SoCalGas is your partner in the Clean Energy future that includes helping meet high-performance housing and green building standards like Zero Net Energy, Cal Green, LEED and ENERGY STAR®.
California Advanced Homes
California Advanced Homes Program (CAHP) encourages best practices in energy-efficiency, green building and sustainabilityby offering generous financial incentives.
Our Savings By Design program can help with designing new facilities or expanding an existing facility to implement energy-saving measures and save your business money.
Building Operator Certification Training
Become Level I certified, complete class exams and assigned projects for a total of 74 hours, or 7.4 Continuing Education Units (CEU).
Safety information for contractors, excavators and those working with natural gas piping.
Line Extension Process
With so many rules to follow and organizations involved, the process of getting a new natural gas line can be confusing and complicated.
Understanding Line Extension Contract
New construction projects require considerable foresight to ensure your job runs smoothly. Coordinate your new service in a timely manner.
Stormwater Management Best Practices
The manual provides standardized best management practices to reduce or eliminate pollutants in runoff from construction projects for water quality protection.
Multifamily Builders Elevated Pressure (2PSIG Program)
A guide to understanding elevated pressure. It's not the "pressure" that counts... It's the "pressure drop" that moves the gas inside the pipe.
Websites of trade associations, organizations and governments.