Rates and Fees

Franchise Fee Information

We believe that providing great service includes providing clear and transparent communication. LPC electric rates and service charges include the 8% Franchise Fee paid to the City of  Longmont General Fund. The General Fund covers services typically associated with local government such as Police, Fire, Parks, Recreation, Planning, Code Enforcement, Library, and Economic Development.

Even with the inclusion of the franchise fee, Longmont Power & Communications’ rates are among the lowest in both the state and the nation. For individuals wanting to compare LPC rates with other utilities or associations, we will be glad to help you get the most accurate comparison


LPC Rate Comparison to Colorado


In 2013, LPC rates continue to be lower than the average electric rates in Colorado. This year, LPC’s residential customers are paying 33 percent less than the average electric rate in Colorado. In addition, both our small and large commercial customers are paying 28 percent less and our industrial customers are paying 22 percent less than other Colorado utilities charge, on average.

2013 LPC rates also compare favorably to the average rates of neighboring utilities. Residential customers are paying 28 percent less than the average and small commercial customers are paying 22 percent less. LPC’s large commercial and industrial customers are paying 31 percent and 21 percent less respectively.

* Data is based on a Colorado Association of Municipal Utilities July 2013 survey


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