The Natural Gas department provides cost effective, reliable and safe service to the over 10,000 natural gas customers in Davidson County. Through regular maintenance and repair, system expansion and responsive service, we strive to meet our customers' needs.
Number of services ............. 10,094
Miles of distribution mains ....... 434
Miles of service lines ............. 239
Public Utilities - Natural Gas
Since 1954, the City of Lexington has provided residents in and around the city with natural gas service. We service residential, commercial and industrial customers across much of Davidson County.
The Natural Gas Department is dedicated to providing safe, reliable, responsive, quality services to the community at an economically reasonable price. Our staff provides timely, courteous, personal service to meet our customers' needs, making Lexington a great place to live.
Lexington Utilities provides a complete package to make your connection to natural gas as easy and convenient as possible. If you have any questions, please contact us.
Service Line Installation
The City will provide the first 500 feet of service line from the gas main for a tap fee of $100. Any additional footage will be billed to the customer at $10 per linear foot. Our Marketing department is available to discuss this service with you at no charge.
Gas Meter Installation
Upon release from inspections of all inside piping and appliance connections, a gas crew will install and/or turn on your natural gas meter for you.
Gas Line Relocation
If you are adding an addition to your home and your gas line is in the way, a Natural Gas professional will come out and relocate your service for a fee of $100 plus $2 per linear foot. For safety reasons, you CANNOT build an addition, a deck, or any other structure over a natural gas main or service.
The Natural Gas department responds immediately to emergency calls.
- Gas leaks in or around the home
Ruptured gas lines
- Storm related damages
Visit the following page to find out how to report a problem with natural gas service.