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New Jersey Natural Gas Completes Pressurization in Seaside Park And South Seaside Park

Residents will have access to their homes today

Residents in both South Seaside Park and Seaside Park will be able to access their homes today, now that New Jersey Natural Gas has finished pressurizing the gas lines.

"Another step closer," Berkeley Mayor Carmen F. Amato Jr. said. "All went well. Now onto meter rebuilds, which should be done by Wednesday the latest, weather permitting."

When the meter rebuilds are completed, natural gas will be reintroduced to the meter, the mayor has said.

The gas will be shut off at the meter's shut-off valve and a tag attached to the valve.

The tag will state "Before opening this valve, you must properly test and inspect the piping beyond the valve as well as any natural gas equipment.  You may also need to have approval by your local code official.  Once inspection is complete and any and all necessary approvals are obtained, natural gas service may be safely initiated by a qualified individual, such as a licensed plumber or HVAC contractor, without contacting New Jersey Natural Gas Company."

Rosemary McGuire December 16, 2012 at 10:49 PM
Glad to hear the gas is coming along. Who needs to do the testing and inspection beyond the valve? Does a licensed plumber do that? In South Seaside Park, do we need to have an inspection by our code enforcement officer? Do we have electricity and water? Are the sewers okay?
ed crowley December 16, 2012 at 11:32 PM
The article states a licensed plumber or HVAC contractor. You may need code offical approval.
Rosemary McGuire December 17, 2012 at 11:15 AM
Actually, the article states that the plumber or HVAC contractor can initiated service, once the inspection is complete . Does this same person do the inspection?
uwanna321 December 19, 2012 at 11:53 PM
What about if your broke after all this and cant afford the inspection
after hours plumbing December 28, 2012 at 03:59 AM
a licensed plumber needs to reconnect the meter from where they disconnected it companys charge about $375 . i am a licenced plumber AFTER HOURS PLUMBING please call at 732 270 2606 if no answer leave number and you will be called back asap our price blows the price people are charging away we did about 200 reconnects in lbi and now that seaside is back open we will be down there

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