Outdoor Lighting

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The City of Gastonia installs and maintains streetlights and security lights for its electric customers throughout Gastonia.
The placement of streetlights is determined by City of Gastonia Engineering Division to provide safety and security for residents of the City of Gastonia.  These lights are normally at the edge of a property line or at the curb, facing the street.
Security Lights
For additional security, City of Gastonia customers may request a security light to be installed on their property for a monthly fee.  To see a schedule of fees for security lights see the Security Light Fee Schedule in the Quick Links section to the right or call 704-866-6826 to speak with our lighting specialist who can help you choose the best lighting solution for your property.
Report a Problem
Occasionally a streetlight or a security light may malfunction, requiring City crews to replace or repair the light at no cost to the customer. In the event that a streetlight or security light needs to be repaired or replaced, please report the malfunction to City of Gastonia Electric Utilities by clicking Report a Streetlight Out in the Quick Links section to the right or by calling Operations Customer Service at 704-866-6823.
For more information on Electric Service see the Quick Links and Programs sections to the right.
Offices for Electric Service are open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and are located in City Hall at 181 South Street on the first floor. 
Contact Information:
Municipal Operations Center
1300 N. Broad Street, Gastonia, NC 28052
(PO Box 1748, Gastonia, NC 28053-1748)
704.866.6823 (office)
704.836.0055 (fax)

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