Gas Meter Service for New Construction

To schedule installation of a new gas service and/or meter or to have a pin pulled for a residential or commercial service, contact the Waukee Public Works Office at 515-978-7920.

A bracket inspection is required prior to the installation of service and meter.  

Residential


  • The information for total connected gas load and pressure is provided with the building permit application.
  • The bracket must be installed to the foundation with all four bolts. Brackets can be obtained at the Code Compliance Office located in City Hall, 230 Highway 6. Diagram
  • The job site needs to be clear from the bracket to the street and at level grade.
  • After the above requirements are met, service will be scheduled accordingly.
  • The Waukee Gas Department will install the service, meter, and lock.

Commercial


  • The information for total connected gas load and pressure is provided with the building permit application.
  • The job foreman will schedule the installation with the Gas Superintendent.
  • The Waukee Gas Department will install the service, meter and lock.

Turning Your Gas Meter On


  • A pressure test of the inside piping must be tested and passed by the Waukee Code Compliance Department.
  • Piping must be installed from the meter to the structure by the builder or contractor.
  • The builder or contractor will need to contact Waukee Public Works Office at 515-987-4363 to schedule a meter turn on.
  • The Waukee Municipal Gas Superintendent will unlock, turn on the gas and perform a 5 minute no-flow check on the meter. If the test is passed, then the meter will be left on. If it fails the test, then the gas will be turned back off and locked and the city will contact the builder or contractor.