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#182027 - 11/16/08 09:40 AM Special Circuit to Garage
George Little Offline

Registered: 01/18/04
Posts: 1492
Loc: Michigan USA
Does 225.30 allow a person to have a multiwire 15a. circuit to a residential garage and a 50a. Welder outlet? These would be two separate circuits originating at the house. I say no, but there seems to be others that would allow it.
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#182033 - 11/16/08 11:02 AM Re: Special Circuit to Garage [Re: George Little]
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Registered: 07/20/04
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The letter of the code would prohibit it.
For that matter could you have a multistation smoke/heat detector system tied to the garage separate from the general use circuit.

In your case I would want a sub panel if this was still in the permit/design phase.
The cost difference would be minimal since you could probably still feed the whole mess with 6ga on a 60 from the house.
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