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Establishing Natural Gas Service
“Getting Connected”


1. File for a gas tap application at Development Services. Pay tap fee.

Gas Tap Fees: Residential $200 • Commercial $1600

Development Services
(361) 826-3240
2406 Leopard St.
Corpus Christi, TX 78401

2. Gas Dept. will make gas tap within 15 to 20 business days of paid application.

3. The Homeowner needs to hire a plumber to install gas lines from the meter to the appliances. A plumbing permit is required.

4. The City inspector will do final plumbing inspection and issue a white tag.

5. After the final plumbing inspection, call or visit the Utility Business Office to open your gas account and request a meter set.

Utility Business Office
(361) 826-3440
1201 Leopard St.
Corpus Christi, TX 78401

6. Once the account is established, Gas Dept. will set the meter within 24 hrs.

7. Gas Technicians will connect the meter to the house line and pressure test the gas system and appliances. Gas will be left on when the test shows no leaks. Customer must be present for meter set, turn on and test.


Any questions or concerns please call:
The Corpus Christi Gas Department at 361-885-6910