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#194454 - 06/03/10 12:23 PM Clearance over roof
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I don't have a 2008 code available, only 2005. In the 2005 it says the clearance for service drops over a roof area is 8ft., with an exception of 3 feet where the roof pitch is 4 inches in 12 inches. Is this the same in the 2008 code? Thanks for the reply..

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#194457 - 06/03/10 04:38 PM Re: Clearance over roof [Re: sparkync]
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Presuming that the voltage between conductors does not exceed 300 volts, 3 feet is still OK.
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