Borough of Lansdale, PA
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the Borough of Lansdale 2-18-2009 by Ord. No. 1773 (Ch. 64 of the 1972 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Electric service — See Ch. 185.
A. 
The Lansdale Borough Council shall be the sole retail electric regulatory authority for the municipality and all its retail electric consumers.
B. 
The Lansdale Borough Council determines it to be desirable that the aggregation of power needs and demand response on behalf of its retail customers to be bid directly into the organized electric and ancillary services markets administered by the regional transmission organization that includes the municipality (or any successor independent system operator or regional transmission organization) be performed by the municipality or its authorized designee.
C. 
Lansdale Borough Council or its authorized designee is the sole entity permitted to aggregate retail customers' power needs and demand response and bid demand response on behalf of retail customers of the municipality directly into any federally approved independent system operator's or regional transmission organization's organized electric markets.
D. 
Retail customers on Lansdale's electric system desiring to bid their demand response into a Commission-approved independent system operator's or regional transmission organization's organized electric markets may do so only by participating in the program established by the Lansdale Borough Council or its authorized designee.
E. 
Lansdale Borough Council or its authorized designee is the sole entity permitted to bid demand response on behalf of retail customers of the municipality directly into any Commission-approved independent system operator's or regional transmission organization's organized markets for energy imbalance, spinning reserves, supplemental reserves, reactive power and voltage control, or regulation and frequency response ancillary services (or its functional equivalent in the Commission-approved independent system operator's or regional transmission organization's tariff).
F. 
Retail customers of Lansdale's electric system desiring to bid their demand response into a Commission-approved independent system operator's or regional transmission organization's organized markets for energy imbalance, spinning reserves, supplemental reserves, reactive power and voltage control, or regulation and frequency response ancillary services (or its functional equivalent in the Commission-approved independent system operator's or regional transmission organization's tariff) may do so only by participating in the program established by the Lansdale Borough Council or its authorized designee.
G. 
The Borough Manager, as General Manager of the electricity system, is authorized to adopt any necessary regulations to implement this chapter.
H. 
The requirements for connections to the supply lines of the Borough are established in the Borough of Lansdale Electric Service and Meter Installation Requirements, latest edition, as amended. The customer shall conform to the requirements established therein.
I. 
Electrical service shall be required in all inhabited properties. Failure to obtain or maintain electrical service in a property while it is inhabited shall deem the property unfit for human habitation and shall further render the structure as dangerous and unsafe; apartments in multifamily structures shall, likewise, be rendered uninhabitable. In such instances, in addition to other remedies contained in this chapter, the Code Enforcement Officer shall comply with the provisions of the Borough of Lansdale Code.