For service to be activated at a new location an inspection of the location must be completed prior to application and making a deposit. New electrical and utility hookups must be approved for any required permits or tap fees by the building inspector. Please email Building Official, Mark Hawkins, or call 229-723-3414 for more information.

Prepaid metering is now available. Call 229-723-3677 or email for more information.

To connect residential utility services, you must:

  1. Fill out a Residential Application Package for Utility Services. Either download it here  or get it at Utility Billing in City Hall.
  2. Provide valid photo identification
  3. Proof of property ownership or lease/rental agreement
  4. Return filled out application to Utility Billing where a credit check will be done and your deposit will be determined

Residential Deposit Fee                             $0, 175, or 250.00
Based on credit score

Commercial Minimum Deposit Fee    $300.00
To be determined upon intended usage

After Hours Electricity Restoration   $60.00            

Security Light Pole Setting                    $30.00

The City of Blakely is a member of the MEAG Power System. We are proactive in providing our customers with the most modern and up-to-date power delivery in the state. Among our many services, we utilize electronic metering, maintain our right-of-ways, and provide a pole change-out policy while continuously upgrading our systems.

If you would like an Energy Audit conducted at your home to learn how to reduce your electricity usage, please email Building Official, Mark Hawkins, or call 229-723-3414 to set up an appointment.

For billing inquiries, contact our customer service representatives at 229-723-3677 or click to email. For after hours electricity restoration due to non-payment, contact the Fire Department at 229-723-3511. You will be required to pay all fees at the time of service.

To report an electrical outage Monday – Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, call City Hall at 229-723-3677. After hours, call the Blakely Fire Department at 229-723-3511.

Winter rates go into effect December 1 and summer rates go into effect June 1.

Stephen Welch
Department Head
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