Power & Light


Information to Assist You…

The IPL Service Policy and Customer Service Policy provide customers with the information and specifications they may need in order to safely use electricity.

IPL staff use their expertise and experience to build and maintain a quality electric transmission and distribution system for the City of Independence. IPL staff are available to advise customers and answer questions regarding specifications and safety when customers are planning electric service installations.

For questions about electrical inspections and City codes, customers should contact the City Codes Department at (816) 325-7405.

The standards put forth in the IPL Electric Service Policy are supplementary to the National Electric Code ANSI/NFPA 70 and the National Electric Safety Code ANSI C2 and municipal ordinances in force in the City of Independence .


The following files are provided in PDF file format where indicated. If you already have Acrobat Reader, simply download the file and use the reader to view it. If you do not have Acrobat Reader, you can download it here from Adobe's website.


Table of Contents - Office Directory - Service Area - Foreword PDF
Article 1 General Information PDF
Article 2 Service Policies & Regulations PDF
Article 3 Residential PDF
Article 4 Commercial & Industrial PDF
Article 5 Traffic Signal, Street Lighting, and Special Event Service PDF
Article 6 Illustrations of Typical Service Installations