In March 2018, KUB transferred ownership, operation, and maintenance for streetlights inside the city limits to the City of Knoxville.
KUB maintains streetlights for the University of Tennessee, Knox County, and the cities of Maynardville, Luttrell, and Plainview
What’s the difference between Outdoor Private Lights and Streetlights?
Outdoor Private Lighting is typically used for areas such as backyards, playgrounds, driveways, and other customer owned areas. These lights are installed at the request of a customer. Street lighting is used primarily to illuminate publicly-owned streets, right of ways, and property.
How can I tell the difference between a KUB Streetlight and a KUB Outdoor Private Light?
Most KUB Streetlights will have a tag like this:
Most KUB Outdoor Private Lights will have a tag like this:
Does KUB maintain all streetlights in its service area?
KUB maintains streetlights for the University of Tennessee, Knox County, and the cities of Maynardville, Luttrell and Plainview. The City of Knoxville maintains streetlights within the city limits of Knoxville.
How do I report an outage?
KUB streetlight and outdoor private light outages can be reported on our website or by calling (865) 524-2911.
City of Knoxville streetlight outages can be reported on their website or by calling 311.