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#86818 - 12/17/03 10:26 AM Hot Tubs
Electra Offline

Registered: 07/29/02
Posts: 38
Loc: Portland, Oregon, USA
Does a resisdential hot tub require a disconnect within sight of the hot tub at a single family dwelling? 680.41 excludes single family dwellings, but it seems like every hot tub installation I've seen has the GFCI disconnect within sight.

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#86819 - 12/17/03 10:35 AM Re: Hot Tubs
Electra Offline

Registered: 07/29/02
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Loc: Portland, Oregon, USA
I just learned my lesson about searching before I post a subject and answered my own question. Totally missed 680.12

#86820 - 12/17/03 12:35 PM Re: Hot Tubs
Bill Addiss Offline

Registered: 10/07/00
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It's a common misunderstanding that 680.41 means no disconnect required. I hope whatever you found explained that they're referring to an emergency cutoff where someone could turn the pump off in an emergency like someone getting something caught in the intakes.



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