Gas Shut Off

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Old 01-13-21, 11:59 AM
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Gas Shut Off

Hi. I may need to move the piping which runs to my gas range a few inches. Unfortunately, there's no shut of leading to the range other than the shut off at the meter. I understand that if I shut off the gas at the meter, the gas company may have to come and turn it back on. Attached is a picture of the meter shut off. Is this the type of valve which I cannot turn back on myself? Thanks.

 
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Old 01-13-21, 06:04 PM
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No issue with turning the valve off at the meter. You'll want to of course test any piping changes you make, but you can turn valve on and off as needed.
 
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Old 01-13-21, 06:09 PM
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There should be.... by code..... a shutoff at every gas consuming appliance.
Be sure to at least add one for your range.

That looks like an apartment or multifamily rental facility by the welded supply line.
Tread lightly if I'm correct as that work is supposed to be done by a licensed plumber.
 
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Old 01-14-21, 11:18 AM
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Good eye. I'm in a multi unit townhome, but it's not a rental.

There's a shut off at the range, just not one on the pipe branch which leads up to the range. This shut off is after the regulator, if that makes a difference.
 
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Old 01-14-21, 11:30 AM
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The branch leading to the range doesn't need a shutoff. One at the range is what is required.
 
 

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