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#86818 - 12/17/03 02:26 PM Hot Tubs  
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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 02:35 PM Re: Hot Tubs  
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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 04:35 PM Re: Hot Tubs  
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Electra,

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.

Bill



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