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#93355 - 05/19/05 12:20 AM Receptacle  
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Would I be required to install a 15 or 20 ampere 125v. receptacle in a detached building (not a garage) at a residence? Or, could this be an option? All the contractor installed was a luminaire.


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#93356 - 05/19/05 12:44 AM Re: Receptacle  
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The light in a detached utility building is a luxury, not a requirement, nor is a receptacle.
As a design issue I can't imagine bringing 120v out to a utility building for a light and not putting in a receptacle but I am not sure how you can require it.


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#93357 - 05/19/05 06:36 AM Re: Receptacle  
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George Little...the code does specifically state "detached garages" under 210.52(G)

I'm with gfretwell on this one, no the receptacle outlet is not required.

Although, I would put one in if I wired that building [Linked Image]

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#93358 - 05/19/05 05:56 PM Re: Receptacle  
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Although, I would put one in if I wired that building


[Linked Image]

I agree.

You know I can not even believe someone would leave out a receptacle outlet in a case like this. [Linked Image]


Still....Glad it's not a code requirement. [Linked Image]


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#93359 - 05/20/05 09:15 AM Re: Receptacle  
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210.52(G) requires a receptacle outlet, if the detached garage has power.

Edit: Sorry, looks like somebody already said that...thats what I get for posting before having some coffee [Linked Image]

[This message has been edited by Ryan_J (edited 05-20-2005).]


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#93360 - 05/20/05 09:38 AM Re: Receptacle  
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Get another cup of coffee Ryan [Linked Image] This is not about a garage [Linked Image]


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#93361 - 05/20/05 12:53 PM Re: Receptacle  
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