A. Meters shall not be covered with trash, brush, building materials, anything that restricts the
utility worker’s access, or shrubbery planted in such fashion as to restrict direct access by utility
B. No existing meter shall be enclosed in an addition such as a garage or room. No deck or other
covering shall be built over an electric meter without at least five (5) foot of head room from
ground or floor level to bottom of deck or covering. No deck or covering whatsoever shall be
built over any gas or water meter.
C. Customers who choose to have metered property that is restricted by locked devices must agree
to let us have one of our locks installed, or give us a key to gain entrance.
D. No menacing animal of any kind shall be tethered in such a fashion as to allow the animal to
threaten, or be close enough to threaten utility workers. This includes meters that are located
inside fenced areas that have animals loose within the fenced area. These animals must be
restrained away from the meters even if they are inside the fence.
E. Harriman Utility Board management or supervisory personnel will make the determination if an
animal is considered a threat.