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Old 08-05-2011, 09:23 AM   #1
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Is there a required distance when building a box to cover you electrical panel? Looking more specific at how close to the face of the panel?

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As close as you like as long as the panel can be opened and the cover removed for service. Do not go too deep or it will be considered a cabinet and panels are not permitted in cabinets where stuff can be stored in front of the panel blocking it.

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Old 08-05-2011, 11:47 AM   #3
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You also need to consider the workspace requirement of 30" width.
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30" wide x 36" deep. Floor to structural ceiling.
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