ComEd has released on their website an updated RedBook – Guide to Installing or Revising your Residential Electrical Service that is available on ComEd’s website at

ComEd developed this guide to help property owners and electricians to work with ComEd in each step of their project. ComEd has outlined their minimum requirements for electrical service, but ComEd still encourages residents, business owners, and contracted electricians to contact the City for any further requirements related to their project.

Some of the items covered within the guide are:

  • Basic Service Types
  • Steps to Install or Revise Electric Service
  • Overhead Electrical Service
  • Glossary of Terms
  • Overhead Metering
  • Overhead Service Attachment
  • Overhead Service Details
  • Service Clearances
  • Underground Electrical Service
  • Glossary of Terms
  • Underground Metering
  • Customer Cable Pole
  • Temporary Service
  • Grounding
  • Service Project Worksheets

Any further electrical service questions can be directed to the City of Palos Hills Building Department at (708) 598-3400.