Process to Get Your Electricity Back On After the Tornado – Homes with Minor Damage
If the connection to your electric meter is damaged, an electrician will need to repair the damage and file for a reconnection with St Bernard Parish Government’s Department of Community Development.
Below are the following steps.
- A local licensed electrician files for a reconnection permit with the Parish (504)-278-4310.
- The electrician completes repair work and calls the Parish for an inspection.
- The Parish will inspect the work. If approved, the Parish notifies Entergy and releases the meter to them.
- Entergy completes the work and turns on the power.
The Parish is not charging the standard permit fee to the electrician.
If Entergy has not restored power within a day of the Parish inspection, call Entergy (1-800-ENTERGY).
If you have sustained major damage, you will be required to have an electric meter on a temporary pole.
The property owner needs to notify Entergy to register for a temporary pole account.