Gas Do's and Don'ts 
 
 
A typical gas meter installation

A -  Regulator

B - Meter Bar

C - Customer Piping 

D - Gas Meter

E - Meter Valve, Tracer Wire, Bracket
 
 

 
A typical gas service installation

A - 1/2” PE gas service pipe tracer wire.

B - Keep construction debris away from the area.
     
     
 
Do not bury the gas meter valve.  
     

     
A - Do not grade to unfinished level - grade must be within 6” of final grade.

B - Do not block the construction zone.

C - Do not disturb locates.
 
     

     
This shows inadequate clearances between the gas service and electric meter.

The electric meter is classified as an ignition source and there shall be a minimum of 3 feet of clearance between an ignition source and a gas regulator relief vent.
 

 
 
 
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