Chapter 3 - ALL UTILITIES

  1. Subchapter 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS (§ 14:3-1.1 to 14:3-1.3)
  2. Subchapter 2 - PLANT (§ 14:3-2.1 to 14:3-2.8)
  3. Subchapter 2A - INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT AND RECOVERY (§ 14:3-2A.1 to 14:3-2A.6)
  4. Subchapter 3 - SERVICE (§ 14:3-3.1 to 14:3-3.10)
  5. Subchapter 3A - DISCONTINUANCE AND RESTORATION OF SERVICE (§ 14:3-3A.1 to 14:3-3A.9)
  6. Subchapter 4 - METERS (§ 14:3-4.1 to 14:3-4.10)
  7. Subchapter 5 - CONTACTING THE UTILITY (§ 14:3-5.1 to 14:3-5.3)
  8. Subchapter 6 - RECORDS AND REPORTING (§ 14:3-6.1 to 14:3-6.8)
  9. Subchapter 7 - BILLS AND PAYMENTS FOR SERVICE (§ 14:3-7.1 to 14:3-7.17)
  10. Subchapter 8 - EXTENSIONS TO PROVIDE REGULATED SERVICES (§ 14:3-8.1 to 14:3-8.14)
  11. Subchapter 9 - RESERVED
  12. Subchapter 10 - RESERVED (§ 14:3-10.1 to 14:3-10.7)
  13. Subchapter 11 - RESERVED
  14. Subchapter 12 - UTILITY MANAGEMENT AUDITS (§ 14:3-12.1 to 14:3-12.5)
  15. Subchapter 13 - INTEREST ON OVER OR UNDER RECOVERED COST BALANCES UNDER ADJUSTMENT CLAUSES (§ 14:3-13.1 to 14:3-13.5)

Notes

CHAPTER SOURCE AND EFFECTIVE DATE:
Effective: February 11, 2015.
See: 47 N.J.R. 661(a).
CHAPTER HISTORICAL NOTE:
All provisions of Chapter 3, All Utilities, became effective prior to September 1, 1969.
1971 Revisions: Subchapter 10, Solid Waste Collection and Solid Waste Disposal, became effective July 8, 1971 as R.1971 d.109. See: 2 N.J.R. 76(f), 3 N.J.R. 160(a).
1973 Revisions: Amendments became effective June 19, 1973 as R.1973 d.157. See: 5 N.J.R. 123(b), 5 N.J.R. 240(a). Further amendments became effective July 11, 1973 as R.1973 d.187. See: 4 N.J.R. 196(e), 5 N.J.R. 292(b).
1975 Revisions: Amendments became effective October 17, 1975 as R.1975 d.305. See: 7 N.J.R. 277(b), 7 N.J.R. 510(b).
1978 Revisions: Amendments became effective May 16, 1978 as R.1978 d.155. See: 9 N.J.R. 290(e), 10 N.J.R. 261(e).
1979 Revisions: Amendments became effective March 16, 1979 as R.1979 d.117. See: 11 N.J.R. 260(a). Further amendments became effective August 1, 1979 as R.1979 d.289. See: 11 N.J.R. 258(b), 11 N.J.R. 467(a). Further amendments became effective October 10, 1979 as R.1979 d.352. See: 11 N.J.R. 522(c).
1980 Revisions: Amendments became effective January 1, 1980 as R.1980 d.474. See: 11 N.J.R. 402(b), 12 N.J.R. 49(b). Further amendments became effective January 24, 1980 as R.1980 d.44. See: 12 N.J.R. 156(d). Further amendments became effective July 1, 1980 as R.1980 d.299. See: 12 N.J.R. 209(f), 12 N.J.R. 495(d). Further amendments became effective December 29, 1980 as R.1980 d.555. See: 12 N.J.R. 552(a), 13 N.J.R. 105(b).
1983 Revisions: Amendments became effective November 21, 1983 as R.1983 d.526. See: 15 N.J.R. 787(a), 15 N.J.R. 1949(a).
1984 Revisions: Amendments became effective February 6, 1984 as R.1983 d.651. See: 15 N.J.R. 1235(a), 16 N.J.R. 250(a). Further amendments became effective April 2, 1984 as R.1984 d.87. See: 15 N.J.R. 1355(a), 16 N.J.R. 744(a). Subchapter 3, Service, and Subchapter 7, Bills and Payments for Service, were readopted effective July 2, 1984 as R.1984 d.259. See: 16 N.J.R. 693(a), 16 N.J.R. 1807(a).
1985 Revisions: Amendments became effective April 15, 1985 as R.1985 d.166. See: 16 N.J.R. 2747(a), 17 N.J.R. 974(a). Further amendments became effective May 6, 1985 as R.1985 d.202. See: 17 N.J.R. 174(a), 17 N.J.R. 1136(a).
1986 Revisions: Amendments became effective July 7, 1986 as R.1986 d.242. See: 18 N.J.R. 463(a), 18 N.J.R. 1401(a).
1987 Revisions: Amendments became effective April 6, 1987 as R.1987 d.163. See: 18 N.J.R. 2425(a), 19 N.J.R. 552(a). N.J.A.C. 14:3-7.12A became effective December 21, 1987 as R.1987 d.516. See: 18 N.J.R. 2315(a), 19 N.J.R. 2405(b).
Pursuant to Executive Order No. 66(1978), Chapter 3, All Utilities, expired on May 6, 1990. Chapter 3, All Utilities, was subsequently adopted as new rules by R.1991 d.221, effective May 6, 1991. See: 22 N.J.R. 1112(a), 23 N.J.R. 1439(b).
1993 Revisions: Subchapter 11, Solid Waste Collection Regulatory Reform, was adopted as R.1993 d.83, effective February 16, 1993. See: 24 N.J.R. 1459(a), 25 N.J.R. 692(a).
Pursuant to Executive Order No. 66(1978), Subchapter 10, Solid Waste Collection and Solid Waste Disposal, and Subchapter 11, Solid Waste Collection Regulatory Reform, were readopted as R.1996 d.253, effective May 6, 1996. As part of R.1996 d.253, Subchapters 10 and 11 were recodified to N.J.A.C. 7:26H-1 and 7:26H-5, respectively, effective June 3, 1996. See: 28 N.J.R. 78(a), 28 N.J.R. 247(a), 28 N.J.R. 1147(a), 28 N.J.R. 2908(a). The remainder of Chapter 3, All Utilities, consisting of Subchapter 1, Definitions; Subchapter 2, Plant; Subchapter 3, Service; Subchapter 4, Meters; Subchapter 5, Offices; Subchapter 6, Records; Subchapter 7, Bills and Payments for Service; Subchapter 8, Suggested Formulae for Extension of Utility Service; and Subchapter 9, General Provisions, expired on May 6, 1996.
Chapter 3, All Utilities, consisting of Subchapters 1 through 9 and 12, was adopted as new rules by R.1997 d.39, effective February 3, 1997. See: 28 N.J.R. 1810(a), 29 N.J.R. 449(a).
Subchapter 13, Interest on Deferred Balances of Levelized Energy Adjustment Clauses, Levelized Gas Adjustment Clauses, Purchased Water Adjustment Clauses and Purchased Sewerage Treatment Adjustment Clauses, was adopted as R.1997 d.351, effective September 2, 1997. See: 28 N.J.R. 4079(a), 29 N.J.R. 3845(a).
Chapter 3, All Utilities, was readopted as R.2002 d.280, effective July 31, 2002. See: 34 N.J.R. 992(a), 34 N.J.R. 3216(b).
Subchapter 8, Suggested Formulae for Extension of Utility Service, was repealed and Subchapter 8, Extensions to Provide Regulated Services, was adopted as new rules, and Subchapter 10, Targeted Revitalization Incentive Program (TRIP), was adopted as new rules by R.2004 d.462, effective December 20, 2004 (operative March 20, 2005). See: 36 N.J.R. 276(a), 36 N.J.R. 5928(a).
Subchapter 13, Interest on Deferred Balances of Levelized Energy Adjustment Clauses, Levelized Gas Adjustment Clauses, Purchased Water Adjustment Clauses and Purchased Sewerage Treatment Adjustment Clauses, was renamed Interest on Deferred Balances of Levelized Energy Adjustment Clauses, Levelized Gas Adjustment Clauses, Purchased Water Adjustment Clauses and Purchased Wastewater Treatment Adjustment Clauses by R.2006 d.367, effective October 16, 2006. See: 38 N.J.R. 1538(a), 38 N.J.R. 4490(b).
In accordance with N.J.S.A. 52:14B-5.1d, the expiration date of Chapter 3, All Utilities, was extended by gubernatorial directive from January 27, 2008 to April 27, 2008. See: 40 N.J.R. 887(a).
Chapter 3, All Utilities, was readopted as R.2008 d.119, effective April 10, 2008. As part of R.2008 d.119, Subchapter 1, Definitions, was renamed General Provisions; Subchapter 3A, Discontinuance and Restoration of Service, was added as new rules; Subchapter 5, Offices, was renamed Contacting the Utility; Subchapter 6, Records, was renamed Records and Reporting; Subchapter 9, General Provisions, was repealed; and Subchapter 13, Interest on Deferred Balances of Levelized Energy Adjustment Clauses, Levelized Gas Adjustment Clauses, Purchased Water Adjustment Clauses and Purchased Wastewater Treatment Adjustment Clauses, was renamed Interest on Over or Under Recovered Cost Balances Under Adjustment Clauses, effective May 19, 2008. See: 39 N.J.R. 4077(b), 40 N.J.R. 2481(a).
In accordance with N.J.S.A. 52:14B-5.1b, Chapter 3, All Utilities, was scheduled to expire on April 10, 2015. See: 43 N.J.R. 1203(a).
Chapter 3, All Utilities, was readopted, effective February 11, 2015. See: Source and Effective Date.
Subchapter 10, Targeted Revitalization Incentive Program (TRIP), was repealed by R.2015 d.198, effective December 21, 2015. See: 46 N.J.R. 2323(a), 47 N.J.R. 3133(c).
Subchapter 2A, Infrastructure Investment and Recovery, was adopted as new rules by R.2018 d.024, effective January 16, 2018. See: 49 N.J.R. 2489(a), 50 N.J.R. 630(a).

CHAPTER AUTHORITY:

N.J.S.A. 48:2-13; 48:2-16, 16.1 through 16.4, 17, 20, 23, 24, 25, and 27; 48:3-2.3, 3, 4, and 7.8; and 48:19-17.