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 October 1, 2017

  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
Customer Authorization to Release Information Form
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. Cowlitz PUD's Public Records Act Policy can be found in Section 7 of the Administrative PoliciesTo request documents please fill out this form and email it to publicrecords@cowlitzpud.org.