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Builder Services

Construction Planning And Building Resources

Residential New Construction Projects

  • Submit an application for residential new construction

    Submit an application for residential new construction if you need to establish natural gas service by installing new pipeline and/or meter(s) to a new residential construction site that did not have prior service, or to re-establish natural gas service by installing pipeline and/or meter(s) to a residential structure that was demolished and will be rebuilt.

    You may also submit this application if your project involves converting from propane/electric to natural gas and/or your plans include building an accessory dwelling unit (ADU).

    Please be advised permits for construction must be secured before completing this application.

Key Sections in the Guidebook

Refer to the following sections in the Natural Gas Service Guidebook to understand what you’ll need to know for your next residential new construction project:

  • Project Checklist: Appendix A
  • Timelines: Sections 2.3, 2.4, and Figure 2
  • Scheduling: Section 2.3.4
  • Trench Work: Section 3.5, Figures 12a and 12b
  • Additional Dwelling Units (ADU): Section 3.3.a, Figure 5
  • Pressure Delivery and Pressure Letters: Section 4.3
  • Houseline Separations for:
    • Single Meter Installs: Section 4.5
    • Residential Multi-meter Installs: Section 4.6
    • Meters Installed in Enclosures: Section 4.10

Additional Resources for Project Early Stages

Special Programs

Get help to potentially save time and money on residential new construction projects.

What to know before requesting meter set.

Rebates

See what rebates and incentives are available to save money when installing efficient natural gas appliances.

 

Non-Residential New Construction Projects

  • Submit an application for non-residential new construction

    Submit an application for non-residential new construction if you need to establish natural gas service by installing new pipeline and/ or meter(s) to a non-residential construction site that did not have prior service, or to re-establish natural gas service by installing pipeline and/or meter(s) to a structure that was demolished and will be rebuilt.

    You may also submit this application if your project involves replacing a SoCalGas meter with a larger capacity meter (meter upsize) due to the installation of additional natural gas appliances on your non-residential site.

    Permits for construction must be secured before completing this application.

Key Sections in the Guidebook

Refer to the following sections in the Natural Gas Service Guidebook to understand what you’ll need to know for your next non-residential new construction project:

  • Project Checklist: Appendix A
  • Timelines: Sections 2.3, 2.4, and Figure 2
  • Scheduling: Section 2.3.4
  • Trench Work: Section 3.5, Figures 12a and 12b
  • Pressure Delivery and Pressure Letters: Section 4.3
  • Additional Service Lateral and Special Facilities: Sections 3.3e, 3.3f, Figures 10 and 11

Additional Resources for Project Early Stages

Special Programs

None are available at this time.

Rebates

See what rebates and incentives are available to save money when installing efficient natural gas appliances.

 

Requests to Modify Existing Natural Gas Service

  • Submit an application for non-residential new construction

    Submit an application for modification of existing natural gas service if you have a project that involves relocating or modifying an existing SoCalGas-owned pipeline and/or meter for a home or commercial/ industrial facility, or if you need to abandon an existing SoCalGas-owned pipeline on a property where a structure will be demolished.

    We recommend submitting this application before starting your home or commercial/industrial facility improvement project. Permits for construction must be secured before completing this application.

Key Sections in the Guidebook

Refer to the following sections in the Natural Gas Service Guidebook to understand what you’ll need to know for your next project to modify existing natural gas service. 

  • Project Checklist: Appendix B
  • Relocation/Alteration of Existing Natural Gas Facilities: Section 2.5

Additional Resources for Project Early Stages

Special Programs

None are available at this time.

Rebates

See what rebates and incentives are available to save money when installing efficient natural gas appliances.