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Old 12-31-2011, 11:31 AM   #1
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I'm running electric cable from the house to the garage. Is it against code to enter the garage with the cable next to a door?

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I'm running electric cable from the house to the garage.
Underground? Aerial?

Is it against code to enter the garage with the cable next to a door?
Assuming you're going underground... the conduit can stub up almost anywhere.
Without a diagram or pictures no one can be more specific.

The questions are with what comes after that: how and where you terminate the feed.

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underground feed wire. I wanted to get as close to the subpanel on the wall as i can. the closest i can get is right next to a door. i'll probably enter in there. i would enter in on the same side of the wall where the panel is but in the way is a concrete sidewalk going to the garage door. thanks for your response
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underground feed wire. I wanted to get as close to the subpanel on the wall as i can. the closest i can get is right next to a door.
If the door hinges out... you should be fine.
If the open door will block access to the panel... not so much.
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I'm assuming you're bringing the cable out of the ground outside the garage, and then through a hole in the wall, yeah? If so, you should also run it through a short length of PVC conduit and an LB to protect it where it's exposed.
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yes i will be. thanks for the help. i appreciate it.

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