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Electric Vehicle Charger

Commercial Program

Commercial applicants can receive up to $5,000 when they install an approved electric vehicle (EV) charger with a separate utility meter or $2,500 when they install a standard "dumb charger" connection. 

Rebate Program Guidelines

  • Applicant must be a Colton Electric Utility customer
  • The EV charger must be installed within Colton Electric Utility service territory
  • The incentive offer is on a firstcome, first–served basis and is effective until funding is expended or the program is discontinued
  • Applicant is responsible for meeting all program requirements and for checking with state/county/city governments and homeowners associations (if any) regarding local conditions, restrictions, codes, ordinances, rules and regulations prior to installation
  • Colton Electric Utility does not warrant, endorse, or assume liability for the quality, performance, or safety of the contractor and/or retailer or wholesaler. Performance of any product and acceptance of materials used is solely the customers responsibility
  • Applicant is responsible for obtaining all required permits from the City of Colton
  • Maximum of one EV charger rebate per business


Rebate Program Process

1. The rebate applicant must obtain an electrical permit for the installation of the new EV charger at the City of Colton Development Services Building Department located at 659 N. La Cadena Drive Colton CA 92324. Questions about the permitting process can be handled directly by the Building Division by phone: (909) 370-5079 or Email: . The Residential Electric Vehicle Charging System permit application can be found at the Building Department.

2. The rebate applicant will install the new EV charger that has never been installed at another location

3. The applicant will complete the EV rebate application form and submit the completed application along with all supporting documentation to: Colton Electric Utility 150 South 10th Street, Colton, CA 92324

How to Apply

To apply for the Commercial program, please complete the Commercial EV Charger rebate application and mail, or email to the addresses found below:

By Email 

By Mail
To apply by mail, please bring completed application to: 
City of Colton Electric Utility 
Commercial EV Charger Rebate 
650 N. La Cadena Drive 
Colton, CA 92324 

*Please keep a copy for your records. We are not responsible for lost or misplaced forms.

In Person
To apply in person, please bring completed application to: 
City of Colton Electric Utility
150 S. 10th St. 
Colton, CA 92324 

Additional Information & Resources
For more information on the EV charger rebate, please call (909) 370-5561.

EV Charging Basics

EV Rebate

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