FirstEnergy takes the maintenance of its transmission rights-of-way for high-voltage lines seriously. There are numerous restrictions necessary to keep builders and contractors safe and to keep FirstEnergy systems reliable. For these restrictions, please click the links below or visit the Safety section of this site.
- An understanding of transmission easements; purchasing, leasing and licensing on FirstEnergy property
- Safety, lighting, excavation, and access restriction
If you are establishing new electric service because of construction, upgrading your existing service, or need temporary service complete and submit the Establish or Upgrade Service form.
Requests for removal of electric facilities, including meters, wires, lines, etc., can be made through our Contact Us form. The request must be made in writing by authorized personnel (owner, POA, City - provides ownership paperwork).
When submitting the form, select "Customer Service" under topic and include the following information:
- Service Address
- Requestor's Name
- Contact Phone
- Equipment to be Removed
Use our online electric inspection permit search tool to check the status of your electrical permit. For a list of electrical inspectors, please contact your municipal or county authority.
Manuals to assist customers and their architects, engineers and contractors plan for and obtaining prompt electric service are available by operating company below:
- Customer Guide for Electric Service – Maryland
(Potomac Edison – MD)
- Customer Guide for Electric Service – Ohio
(Cleveland Electric Illuminating Co., Ohio Edison and Toledo Edison)
- Customer Guide for Electric Service – Pennsylvania
(Met-Ed, Penelec, Penn Power and West Penn Power)
- Customer Guide for Electric Service – New Jersey
(Jersey Central Power & Light)
- Customer Guide for Electric Service – West Virginia
(Mon Power and Potomac Edison – WV)
Review JCP&L's guidelines for rebuilding or new construction in a designated flood zone. Includes clearance and access issues, meter placement and meter connections.
To turn off electric service to your service address, please submit your request online.