Reconstruction of existing premises / buildings

(Supply Code:43)

The following procedure may be adopted in the case of supply of electricity with regard to reconstruction of existing buildings-

(i) In the case of demolishing of the entire existing building if the consumer concerned requires the existing service connection to be continued for the purpose of re-construction thereof, the service connection may be allowed to be continued, subject to clauses (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) below.

(ii) In such cases the existing service connection may be shifted to a standard weather proof kiosk as may be approved by the licensee and supply may be extended to the electrical installation for the reconstruction of building, provided such electrical installation for reconstruction purpose has been made in accordance with the standards specified CEA (Measures Relating to Safety and Electric Supply) Regulations, 2010 and provisions in the Code including the provisions for Earth Leakage Circuit Breaker (ELCB).

(iii) Electricity charge shall be realized at the appropriate tariff rates applicable for construction of building for the time being.

(iv) On completion of the construction of the new building, if the load requirement of the new building justifies the shifting of existing service connection to it, the connection may be shifted to the new building provided the wiring thereof is completed in accordance with the provisions of the standards as specified in the CEA Regulations, 2010 and in the Kerala Electricity Supply Code, 2014.

(v) On completion of the construction of the new building if the load requirement of the new building does not justify the shifting of the existing service Connection, a new service connection shall be availed by the consumer as per the relevant regulations in the Code.”

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