Don't wait until the last minute before ordering utility service! Call utility companies 1 to 2 weeks before you are going to move to your new home!

Gas & Electricity. Pacific Gas & Electric Company. Call: 1 (800) 743-5000 or visit

Water. East Bay Municipal Utility District. (866) 403-2683 or visit If your apartment or house has it's own water meter.

Cable TV and Cable Internet. Comcast. (800) 945-2288 or visit Comcast has an office in downtown Berkeley at 1936 University Avenue, between MLK Way and Bonita Street. You can pick up any equipment you might need, such as a converter box or a modem at this office.

Telephone Land Line. If you want a land line, go to:

Garbage Collection. Garbage collection is paid by me. You don't have to call anyone. Ask your neighbors what night of the week to put out your can. Recycling cans are picked up the same day as the regular garbage.

Post Office. You can fill out a Change of Address card at any post office or do it online at

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