PUD Fee Assessment
Reports are due annually on April 1st
Section 180.11 of Title 17 of the Oklahoma Statutes authorizes the Oklahoma Corporation Commission (“OCC” or “Commission”) to assess a fee upon each public utility in order to provide adequate funding to the Public Utility Division (“PUD”) of the Commission. PUD is entrusted with the regulation of public utilities in this State, including the timely and expeditious review and completion of various utility-related applications, and to be responsive to the needs of the consumers and the regulated community.
For fee assessment services, “public utility” means all Competitive Local Exchange Companies (“CLECs”), Incumbent Local Exchange Companies (“ILECs”), Interexchange Telephone Companies (“IXCs”), Operator Service Providers (“OSPs”), Payphone Service Providers (“PSPs”), Resellers, Electric Distribution Companies, and Gas Distribution Companies.