Services Provided

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Primary Services at Utilities Customer Service Counter

•  Electrical Power
•  Water
•  Sewer
•  Natural Gas
•  Trash Pick Up

Electrical Power
To receive electrical power from the St. James Municipal Utilities the home or business must be within the city limits of St. James, MO. The Municipal Utilities will provide at no cost to the customers the electric meter, meter base and hub.


Electrical Power: Overhead Connections
Customers are responsible for the installation of the meter, meter base and hub to include the cost and installation of the weatherheard. The utilities staff will provide the labor and the wiring from the transformer to the weatherhead.


Electrical Power: Underground Connections
All labor and costs for underground connections is the responsibility of the customer. Customers are responsible for the installation of the meter, meter base and hub to include the cost and installation of the weatherheard to an approved pole location. Customer will provide sufficient wiring to connect from the meter to the transformer and final connection will be provided by the utilities staff.

(NOTE: Remember to call 1-800-DIG- RITE (1-800-344-7483) 72 hours in advance of any site digging for all underground utilities locator service).

 

Natural Gas
The Municipal Utilities provides natural gas to the citizens of St. James in most locations of the city. The Municipal Utilities will provide at no cost to the customers the gas meter and regulator(s).

 

Water
The Municipal Utilities will provide a water meter at no cost to the customers. Customers are responsible for the cost of all materials from the connection point of the city water main to the facility receiving water service. The provided water meter will remain the property of the city. Under no circumstances shall any connection to the city water main be made without the supervision and approval of a city employed certified water operator.

 

Sewer
Sewer service is provided by the Municipal Utilities for residential, commercial and industrial customers. Customers must contact the Municipal Utilities for connection approval and code compliance review. Under no circumstances shall any connection to the city sewer main be made without the supervision and approval of a city employed certified water/wastewater operator.

 

Additional Services at Utilities Customer Service Counter

• Drive up window
• Sign up for e-bill
• Voter Registration
• Street Excavation Permit