Frequently Asked Questions - City Light
Q: How do I request special consideration for being dependent on electricity for medical reasons?
A: If you are a Centralia City Light customer and dependant on electricity for medical reasons, the city encourages you to complete a “Special Considerations Request” form. Once your request is approved, City Light will use reasonable care and caution to contact you and recognize your special consideration needs prior to scheduled power interruptions. You can obtain this form by calling City Light at 330-7512.
Q: How do I read my electric meter?
A: Please contact Centralia City Light at 330-7512 for assistance in reading your meter.
Q: What is net metering?
A: For customers who generate their own electricity, net metering measures the difference between the amount of electricity you buy from the City of Centralia and the amount of electricity you produce using your own generation system.
Q: Who do I call for utilities?
A: Following completion of an application at Community Development, utility information on availability and cost of hookup for water and sewer will be provided by the Public Works Department. For electricity, contact City Light at 330-7512 or at 1100 North Tower Avenue to complete an application.