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Old 02-07-2013, 10:54 AM   #16
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It would still count, due to it is a circuit on the counter.


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Just to add a gaphic for those searching the forum can't add much that hasn't already been addressed

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It would still count, due to it is a circuit on the counter.
Edit : deleted, just feeling a little argumentative taday

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Old 02-07-2013, 01:49 PM   #19
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(1) Small-Appliance Branch Circuits.
In addition to the
number of branch circuits required by other parts of this
section, two or more 20-ampere small-appliance branch circuits
shall be provided for all receptacle outlets specified by

(B) Small Appliances.
(1) Receptacle Outlets Served.

In the kitchen, pantry,
breakfast room, dining room, or similar area of a dwelling
unit, the two or more 20-ampere small-appliance branch
circuits required by 210.11(C)(1) shall serve all wall and
floor receptacle outlets covered by 210.52(A), all countertop
outlets covered by 210.52(C), and receptacle outlets for
refrigeration equipment.

Receptacles not serving the countertop do not require GFI protection.


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