The information provided in this manual is in addition to any other regulations which may apply, including various municipal electric codes and the Michigan Administrative Code. We reserve the right to make revisions in these rules.

We have a printed Field Handbook (effective January 2015) available for customers. It is the most often-used portions of this manual (Sections 1 through 4 only). If you would like a copy of the Field Handbook, please fill out a request form, or print your own copy by clicking on the links below for Sections 1 through 4. Because updates will be made periodically to the Service Manual, please reference this website for the most up-to-date information.

Section # Title Revision Date
Section 1 Introduction 01/2015
1-1 Purpose  
1-2 Territory Maps  
1-3 Company Phone Numbers and Web Applications  
Section 2 200 Amp and Smaller – Common 01/2015
2-0 General Metering Requirements  
2-1 Basic Calculations  
2-2 100-200 Amp Single-Phase UG  
2-3 100-200 Amp Single-Phase UG with Main  
2-4 100-200 Amp Single-Phase OH  
2-5 Temporary Services  
2-6 Mobile Home Services  
2-7 100-200 Amp Three-Phase OH or UG  
Section 3 400 Amp and Larger – Common 01/2015
3-1 320 Class/400 Amp Single-Phase UG  
3-2 400/600 Amp Single-Phase, Bolt-In Meters  
3-3 120/208 Volt 400/600 Amp Three-Phase, Bolt-In Meter Socket  
3-4 UG CT Cabinets  
3-5 Space Required to Terminate In Service Entrance Panels & Switchgear  
3-6 CT’s in Padmounted Transformers  
3-7 Termination Enclosures  
3-8 Standard Pad for 75 to 2500 KVA Padmount Transformers  
3-9 Working Clearances / Protective Posts for Padmount Transformers  
3-10 Location of Padmounted Transformers Near Buildings  
3-11 Multiple Metering  
3-12 Residential Deck Procedure  
3-13 Maximum Fault Currents  
3-14 Meter Protection from Snow and Ice  
Section 4 Gas Metering 01/2015
4-1 Clearances to Gas Meters  
Section 5 Miscellaneous Electric Metering 01/2015
5-1 Residential Customer Wiring  
5-2 Foundation Penetrations  
5-3 120 Volt Meter Socket  
5-4 Single-Phase 120/208 0-200 Amp, Network Metering  
5-5 Multiple Metering – Indoor/Outdoor Vertical Clearances  
5-6 Large CT Installation, Bus Bars – 2500-3000 Amp – Metering in Switchgear  
5-7 Large CT Installation, Doughnuts – 2500-3000 Amp – Metering in Switchgear  
5-8 OH Service, CT Metering  
5-9 Large Concrete Transformer Pad, 3750-5000 KVA  
5-10 Unmetered Street Lighting Decorations  
5-11 CATV Power Supplies  
5-12 Primary Metering  
5-13 Residential Electric Water Heater Service Entrance – Maintenance Only  
Section 6 Electric Service – General 01/2015
6-1 Number of Services and Voltages / Meter  
6-2 Energy Conversion Factors  
6-3 Lightning Protection  
6-4 State Regulatory Agencies  
Section 7 Clearances 01/2015
7-1 Basic Electric Clearances – Services  
7-2 Miscellaneous Clearances  
7-3 Antenna Clearances  
Section 8 Policies and Code 01/2015
8-1 Policies and Regulations – Table of Contents  
8-2 Company Policies – General  
8-3 Company Policies – Metering  
8-4 Company Policies – Utilization of Equipment  
8-5 State Code Information