Signal Hill is a small city (2.2 mi², 5.8 km²) in Los Angeles County, California that is an enclave (completely surrounded by the city of Long Beach). As of 2005, the city population was 10,951. The city was incorporated on April 22, 1924, roughly three years after oil was discovered on Signal Hill. The city once shared three different postal ZIP codes with Long Beach, but in July 2002, the City of Signal Hill received its own ZIP code, 90755. It is in the 562 area code.

Utilities Law Lawyers In Signal Hill California

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What is utilities law?

Public utilities provide electric, gas, water or telephone service to customers in a specified area. Utilities have a duty to provide safe and adequate service on reasonable terms to anyone who lives within the service area on without discriminating between customers. Because most utilities operate in near monopolistic conditions, they can be heavily regulated by local, state, and federal authorities. Generally, the local and state agencies are called Public Service Commissions (PSC) or Public Utility Commissions (PUC). Municipal Utilities and Rural Electric Cooperatives may be unregulated though.

Federal court opinions concerning utilities law in California