Welcome!Union Rural Electric
New Consumer-Member Application
If you are new to the area and will be renting or purchasing a home in URE's service area, you will need to fill out the New Member Application (right side)
You must read and accept URE's Terms of Agreement and have read and accepted URE's Terms and Conditions for service.
The undersigned (hereafter called Applicant) hereby apply for membership in the Union Rural Electric Cooperative, Inc. and/or its subsidiary or affiliated companies (hereafter known as Cooperative) and agrees to be bound by the Cooperative’s Terms and Conditions for Supplying Electric Service and Natural Gas Terms and Conditions and the following:
Applicant will pay for all services at prices set by the Cooperative for services on or before the due date specified on the Applicant’s bill. Failure to do so may result in the Applicant being charged late payment penalties or result in discontinuance of service. Re-establishment of the Applicant’s service may require that all unpaid balances be paid in full along with a security deposit and other fees.
Applicant designates the Cooperative as the Applicant’s agent for the purpose of entering into third party agreements to secure electric and/or natural gas supply, transmission and distribution services.
Applicant agrees to be bound to and comply with the Articles of Incorporation and Code of Regulations as set and revised by the Cooperative Board of Trustees.
Applicant agrees to maintain and properly use customer owned facilities and any apparatus connected to the Cooperative’s system, and agrees to identify and hold harmless the Cooperative against any injury, loss, or damage as a result of the use or misuse of customer’s facilities or apparatus. In no event shall the responsibility of the Cooperative extend beyond the point at which its service facilities are attached to the customer structure(s) on the premises to be served by the Cooperative.
Applicant grants to the Cooperative the right to enter upon and an easement on, over, across, under and through any part of the premises to be served by the Cooperative to construct, install, operate, reconstruct, rephase, relocate, maintain, repair, and remove any part of the Cooperative facilities and/or communication systems for the purpose of providing all services applied for and to do all things incident or necessary thereto, including without limitation cutting, removal and controlling the growth of the vegetation that may interfere with or threaten to endanger the operation and maintenance of said system.
Natural gas Applicants hereby acknowledge receipt of Natural Gas Terms and Conditions
As part of your cooperative membership, you will receive a subscription to Ohio Cooperative Living magazine.
Applicant acknowledges and agrees that the Cooperative may review the Applicant’s credit history as a result of this application.
How did we do? NEW CONSUMER-MEMBER SURVEY - We value your feedback. Our goal is to provide our membership with superior customer service. Your input is very important toward achieving this goal. Please take a moment to evaluate our performance during your recent transaction. Please use this link to fill out this survey and you will receive a $5 bill credit.
If you are building a new home you will need to fill out the NEW CONSTRUCTION questionnaire.
Questionnaire is a PDF- it is NOT COMPATIBLE on mobile phone.
When building a new home
If you are already a member and are in need of an additional non-home electric service to your home site or property, please fill out the OTHER ELECTRIC SERVICES questionnaire.
When building a new garage, barn OR when needing an additional electric service (other than your home) added to your property
Please note: Fill out the form(s) completely. Incomplete information will delay the processing of your application/questionnaire.
Be sure to download the links to your desktop in order to use the form. These documents must be opened in a PDF Viewer.
You can download Adobe Reader for FREE using this link: Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Submit Your Documents
Complete your form and save a copy for your records, then e-mail them to firstname.lastname@example.org as attachments.