Electricity and Gas Inspection Regulations

Version of the schedule from 2007-05-03 to 2014-07-31:


SCHEDULE(Section 47)Fees and Charges

PART IFees for Servicing Electricity Meters and Electricity Metering Installations

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn III
Electricity Meter or Electricity Metering InstallationOperational Location FeeOther Location Fee
1Energy meter of the induction, transducer or electronic type
  • (a) per element

$10.00$2.00
  • (b) per half element

5.001.00
2Demand meter of the
  • (a) mechanical block interval type

20.0020.00
  • (b) mechanical summation type

20.0020.00
  • (c) thermal or recti-thermal type

20.0020.00
  • (d) transducer type

20.0020.00
  • (e) electronic type

  • (i) per measurement unit of demand

20.0020.00
  • (ii) per cumulative demand function

3.003.00
3Register of the
  • (a) single-rate energy type

3.001.50
  • (b) single-rate demand type, per function not included in item 2

3.003.00
  • (c) multi-rate energy or demand type

  • (i) temperature-activated,

3.003.00
  • (B) per temperature probe

3.003.00
  • (ii) time-activated type, per rate

3.003.00
  • (iii) power line, radio or other frequency-activated type, per rate

3.003.00
  • (d) multi-rate, microprocessor-based, time-of-use type

3.003.00
10.0010.00
10.0010.00
4Transformer-loss or line-loss meter of the induction or electronic type10.006.00
5Output pulse initiator of the contact relay, optical pick-up, transistor output, telephone output, current loop or fibre-optic type, per output signal10.006.00
6Pulse recorder of the punch tape, magnetic tape or electronic type, per channel10.006.00
7Pulse totalizer10.006.00
8Pulse duplicator, per output10.006.00
9Telemetering system
  • (a) automatic meter-reader type

10.006.00
  • (b) remote register type

3.003.00
10Pre-payment device
  • (a) mechanical type

10.006.00
  • (b) electronic type, per billing function

10.006.00
11Auxiliary timing device of the mechanical, electro-mechanical, or electronic type10.006.00
12Event logger10.006.00
13Controller of the mechanical, electro-mechanical or electronic type, per controlling function5.003.00
14Multiple-customer measuring systemthe fee payable under column II or III of item 1 or 2 for the equivalent energy or demand meter
15Apportionment billing system, per customer$10.00$6.00
16Instrument transformer of the voltage or current type, per secondary10.006.00
17Other electricity meters or metering functions not set out in items 1 to 1610.006.00
18A combination meter that performs, under one cover, the functions of more than one of the meters set out in items 1 to 17the sum of the fees payable under column II or III of items 1 to 17, as applicable, for each meter or metering function for the component meters in the combination meter
19A meter that has unsealed, user programmable or user-reprofilable measurement functionsthe sum of the fees payable under column II or III of items 1 to 17, as applicable, for each function capable of being programmed into the meter
20A meter where the initial reverification period has been extended under subsection 12(1) of the Actthe fee payable for that meter under column II or III of items 1 to 19, as applicable, multiplied by the length of the extension in years and divided by the initial reverification period in years referred to in subsection 12(1) of the Act for that meter

PART IIElectricity Meter Inspection or Service

ItemColumn IColumn II
Inspection or ServiceFee
1Voltage test referred to in section 25 of the Act$25.00

PART III[Repealed, SOR/95-333, s. 4]

PART IVFees for Servicing Gas Meters and Gas Metering Installations

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn III
Gas Meter or Gas Metering InstallationOperational Location FeeOther Location Fee
1Diaphragm-type, volumetric meter with an air capacity, at standard conditions and 125 Pa (0.5 in H2O) differential pressure, of
  • (a) less than 28 m3/h (1000 ft3/h)

$50.00$3.00
  • (b) 28 m3/h (1000 ft3/h) or more

50.008.00
2Rotary-type volumetric meter with an air capacity, at standard conditions, of
  • (a) 283 m3/h (10 000 ft3/h) or less

50.0015.00
  • (b) greater than 283 m3/h (10 000 ft3/h), for each additional 283 m3/h (10 000 ft3/h) or part thereof

10.0010.00
3Turbine-type volumetric meter with an air capacity, at standard conditions and 500 Pa (2.0 in H2O) differential pressure, of
  • (a) 283 m3/h (10 000 ft3/h) or less

50.0015.00
  • (b) greater than 283 m3/h (10 000 ft3/h), for each additional 283 m3/h (10 000 ft3/h) or part thereof

10.0010.00
4Register of the
  • (a) single-rate type

3.001.50
  • (b) multi-rate type

  • (i) temperature-activated type

3.003.00
  • (B) per temperature probe

3.003.00
  • (ii) time-activated type, per rate

3.003.00
  • (iii) demand-activated type, per rate

3.003.00
  • (c) multi-rate, microprocessor-based, time-of-use type,

3.003.00
10.006.00
10.006.00
5Temperature or pressure measuring, recording or converting meter of the
  • (a) mechanical type

12.008.00
  • (b) electronic type, per range

12.008.00
6Prepayment device of the
  • (a) mechanical type

10.006.00
  • (b) electronic type, per billing function

10.006.00
7Telemetering system of the
  • (a) automatic meter-reader type

3.003.00
  • (b) remote register type

3.003.00
8Transmitter12.008.00
9Output signal initiator of the contact relay, current loop, fibre-optic, optical pick-up, telephone output or transistor output, per output10.006.00
10Pulse recorder, per channel10.006.00
11Pulse totalizer10.006.00
12Pulse translator or duplicator, per output10.006.00
13Controller of the mechanical, electro-mechanical or electronic type, per controlling function3.003.00
14Event logger10.006.00
15Auxiliary timing device of the mechanical, electro-mechanical or electronic type10.006.00
16Pressure regulator10.006.00
17Apportionment billing system, per customer10.006.00
18Supercompressibility correcting meter of the
  • (a) mechanical type

12.008.00
  • (b) microprocessor-based type using

  • (i) input method 1 set out in the specifications made under section 45

30.0020.00
  • (ii) input method 2 set out in the specifications made under section 45

15.0010.00
  • (iii) a user-programmable input method, per input range

15.0010.00
19Orifice meter fitting and tubes100.0040.00
20Orifice plate5.005.00
21Flow conditioner5.005.00
22Flow computer, per meter-run20.0020.00
23Chromatograph40.0030.00
24Energy density meter40.0030.00
25Energy-calculating meter40.0030.00
26Energy-sensing meter40.0030.00
27Density or relative density meter40.0030.00
28Gas-sampling system10.0010.00
29Natural gas dispenser10.0010.00
30Other gas meters or metering functions not set out in items 1 to 2910.006.00
31A combination meter that performs, under one cover, the functions of more than one of the meters set out in items 1 to 30the sum of the fees payable under column II or III of items 1 to 30, as applicable, for each meter or metering function for the component meters in the combination meter
32A meter that has unsealed, user-programmable or user-reprofilable measurement functionsthe sum of the fees payable under column II or III of items 1 to 30, as applicable, for each function capable of being programmed into the meter
33A meter where the initial reverification period has been extended under subsection 12(1) of the Actthe fee payable for that meter under column II or III, as applicable, of items 1 to 30, as applicable multiplied by the length of the extension in years and divided by the initial reverification period in years referred to in subsection 12(1) of the Act for that meter

PART VGas Meter Inspection or Service

ItemColumn IColumn II
Inspection or ServiceFee
1Relative density test$30.00
2Water vapour test30.00

PART VICharges for Inspector’s Time and Expenses

ItemColumn IColumn II
Time/ExpensesCharges
1Time spent performing requested function, including necessary travel, per half hour or part thereof,
  • (i) during inspector’s normal working hours

$25.00
  • (ii) outside inspector’s normal working hours

50.00
2Accommodation, meals, incidental expenses during time referred to in item 1In accordance with current Treasury Board guidelines
3Travel fare or mileage charge, where applicable, for inspector relating to travel as referred to in item 1In accordance with current Treasury Board guidelines

PART VIIAudits

ItemColumn IColumn II
AuditFee
1An accreditation audit referred to in section 24$1,000
2Audits carried out pursuant to a condition referred to in section 251,000

PART VIIIDetermination of Electricity Measuring Apparatus Accuracy

ItemColumn IColumn II
Electricity Measuring ApparatusFee
1Apparatus for measuring consumption in watt hours, volt-ampere hours, var hours or joules$300.00 for up to 15 points
2Apparatus for measuring demand in watts, volt-amperes or vars200.00 for up to 10 points
3Apparatus for measuring voltage or current200.00 for up to 10 points
4Instrument transformers for use with any apparatus set out in items 1 to 3350.00 for up to 5 burdens at 3 points per burden
5An apparatus set out in items 1 to 3 that requires, for determination of its accuracy, testing at a number of points greater than the number set out for that measuring apparatus in column II of that itemFor each additional point tested, 10 per cent of the fee for that item
6Meter calibration console:
single test station$300.00
each additional test station20.00

PART IXDetermination of Gas Measuring Apparatus Accuracy

ItemColumn IColumn II
Gas Measuring ApparatusFee
Apparatus for Measuring Volume
1Bell types, 2 cubic foot capacity or metric equivalent$150.00 for up to 5 points
2Bell types, 5 cubic foot capacity or metric equivalent200.00 for up to 6 points
3Bell types, 10 cubic foot capacity or metric equivalent300.00 for up to 11 points
4Bell types, 50 cubic foot capacity or metric equivalent400.00 for up to 6 points
5Bell types, 100 cubic foot capacity or metric equivalent500.00 for up to 11 points
6Bell provers using volumetric transfer standards500.00
7Positive displacement diaphragm types50.00 for up to 3 flow rates
8Rotary and turbine types100.00 for up to 5 flow rates
9Variable area flow types100.00 for up to 5 flow rates
10Wet test types100.00 for up to 3 flow rates
11Transfer types500.00 for up to 15 flow rates
Apparatus for Measuring Pressure
12Barometer types100.00 for up to 5 points
13Manometer types120.00 for up to 5 points
14Dead weight types50.00 for up to 5 points
15Mechanical gauge types50.00 for up to 5 points
16Electronic types, with readout125.00 for up to 10 points
17Electronic types, without readout100.00 for up to 5 points
18Recording types150.00 for up to 5 points
Apparatus for Measuring Temperature
19Mercury in glass types25.00 for up to 5 points
20Electronic types, with readout150.00 for up to 10 points
21Electronic types, without readout100.00 for up to 5 points
22Recording types150.00 for up to 5 points
Other Gas Measuring Apparatus
23Relative density meter, indicator types150.00 for up to 3 points
24Relative density meter, recorder types200.00 for up to 3 points
25Energy density meter200.00 for up to 1 point
26Chromatograph150.00 for up to 1 point
Measuring Apparatus Requiring Additional Points Tested
27A measuring apparatus set out in items 1 to 26 that requires, for determination of its accuracy, testing at a number of points greater than the number specified for that measuring apparatus in column II of that itemFor each additional point tested, 10 per cent of the fee for that item
  • SOR/87-212, ss. 6 and 7;
  • SOR/89-425, ss. 2 to 5;
  • SOR/95-333, ss. 3, 4;
  • SOR/2007-89, s. 2.
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