The following information was provided by Long Island Power Authority regarding the City of Long Beach, Atlantic Beach, Lido Beach, and
LIPA is working closely with designated representatives
from these communities who are assessing whether homes and
businesses are safe to receive power, and notifying LIPA to
If you prefer not to wait for a visit by a survey team,
you may hire a licensed electrician or electrical inspection
agency to perform an electrical inspection for you at your
If you choose this option, an electrical inspection
certification must be submitted to LIPA, as more fully described
below, whether or not repairs are required.
If a surveyor determines that your home or building does
not demonstrate any visible evidence of flood damage that may
have affected your electrical equipment, we will schedule
your power to be turned on.
If the surveyor determines that your home or building
demonstrates visible evidence of flood damage that may have
affected your electrical equipment, you will be required to
produce an electrical inspection certification from a
licensed electrician or electrical inspection agency before your
power can be restored.
All customers are free to obtain an electrical inspection
prior to the restoration of power at any time.
Restoring Service to premises determined unsafe to receive electric service
If inspectors determine that the home or building is unsafe to
receive electric service, you will be advised to hire a licensed
electrician to make the necessary repairs. Once those repairs
have been made, an electrical inspection certification must be
submitted to LIPA.
Once we receive this certification, we will
schedule your power to be turned on.
Submitting Certification to LIPA that power can be safely
restored You, your licensed electrician or electrical inspection
agency can submit electrical inspection certification by
fax at: 631-844-3643, or email at: