Official VOAD for Santa Clara County

Utility Shutoff

Guidelines for safely shutting off Utilities at home.

If you are evacuating your home because of fire or damage, Only shut off natural gas and propane if it’s still safe to do so.

DO NOT TURN NATURAL GAS BACK ON WITHOUT ASSISTANCE FROM YOUR UTILITY COMPANY. (Be patient. After an emergency, this may take a while)

Electrical Shutoff 
Natural Gas Safety 

Draining the Water Heater  Turning off Electricity at the Circuit Box  Turning off the Gas  Turning off Residential Water Heater  Turning Off Propane Gas  Gas & Electrical Safety