BALTIMORE (WJZ) — You could soon see an increase in your BGE bill.

The utility company is asking the Maryland Public Service Commission to raise electric and gas rates.

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Under the proposal, BGE is seeking $133 million for the cost of major safety and reliability improvements.

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If the rate hike is approved that would mean customers electric bills would increase by about $3.74.

And the average gas bill would go up by $5.27.

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However, BGE said customers who receive both electric and gas would still be paying an average 10 percent less compared to a decade ago.