Rates, Fees and Policies

Rates, Fees and Policies

The PUD's elected Board of Commissioners sets our electric rates and customer policies. This board meets at the PUD office at 961 12th Avenue in Longview, at 2:00 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. These meetings are open to the public.

Special public hearings are held when rate changes are being considered. Rate hearing dates are publicized through the local media, our website and announced at the regularly scheduled board meetings.

Electric Rate Schedules - Effective September 1, 2015

   Schedule 1 Residential Service
   Schedule 4 Small General Service
   Schedule 5 General Service
   Schedule 8 Large Commercial and Industrial Service - Primary
   Schedule 9 Large Commercial and Industrial Service - Transmission
   Schedule 10 Private Street and Area Lighting
   Schedule 40 Public Street Lighting
   Schedule 62 Direct Access Delivery Charge - Transmission Voltage Delivery
   SDR DDR Low-income Senior and Disabled Discount Rate Plans
  Green Power Volunter Green Power Program


Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Customer

As a Cowlitz PUD customer, you are also one of the owners. Your rights and responsibilities as a customer are addressed in the policies attached below. Please always feel free to stop in or call us if you have any questions about your account or any PUD-related business.

Customer Services Policies
Smart Grid Opt-out Request Form
Resolution No.2693 Adopting Modified Terms

Other Cowlitz PUD Policies

It is the policy of Cowlitz PUD to release records of the District in compliance with the Public Records Act set forth at Chapter 42.56 RCW, and any other applicable provisions of federal or state law. To request documents please fill out this form and email it to publicrecords@cowlitzpud.org.

Following is a list of District policies.