Establishing or Transferring Utility Service

Establishing New Service

Click for LIST OF STEPS required for Utility Service

To establish service at a residence that already has service connected
(leasing a residence or purchasing a residence)
Complete a utility application

Enclose a $35 application fee

Provide a copy of your driver’s license

Provide the lease agreement, deed, or closing disclosure of the property

*Optional: Provide a completed bank draft form and a voided check ($35 application fee will be waived)

We will then pull credit which will determine if a deposit is required

Commercial Properties

*Will be required to pay a deposit in place of having credit pulled.  (See commercial deposits)

*Commercial Application

Moving from Residence

When selling or moving from a property:
1. Please complete a “Change of Service Form”
2. Drop off, mail, fax, or email form.

Mailing & Physical Address:
1029 N Howe St
Southport, NC 28461

Phone: 910-457-7900 Option 1
Fax: 910-457-7905
Email: utilities@cityofsouthport.com