Ohio Administrative Code
Title 4901:1 - Utilities
Chapter 4901:1-10 - Electric Companies
Section 4901:1-10-17 - Payment schedule and disconnection procedures for nonpayment by nonresidential customers
Current through all regulations passed and filed through August 26, 2022
(A) A nonresidential customer's bill for tariffed services shall not be due earlier than twenty-one calendar days from the date of the postmark on the bill. If the bill is not paid by the due date, it then becomes past due.
(B) The utility may disconnect service, after at least five days notice, during normal business hours. However, no disconnection for nonpayment shall be made after twelve-thirty p.m. on the day preceding a day on which all services necessary for the customer to arrange and the utility company to perform reconnection are not regularly performed. If a meter with remote reconnection capabilities is installed at the premise, no disconnections for nonpayment shall be made after twelve-thirty p.m. on the day preceding a day on which all services necessary for the customer to arrange and the utility company to perform reconnection are not regularly performed.
(C) Except as otherwise provided by contract approved by the commission pursuant to section 4905.31 of the Revised Code, each electric utility shall provide the nonresidential customer with a written notice of pending disconnection for nonpayment of tariffed service, which notice shall be postmarked not less than five calendar days before service is disconnected.
(D) The disconnection notice shall clearly display each of the following items:
The information required by this paragraph may be included in documents accompanying the disconnection notice.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 7/22/2021 and 09/30/2026
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: R.C. 4905.22, 4905.04, 4928.06, 4928.11
Rule Amplifies: R.C. 4905.06, 4905.22, 4928.11
Prior Effective Dates: 07/01/1999, 09/18/2000, 01/01/2004, 06/29/2009, 12/20/2014