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Old 03-19-2006, 06:18 PM   #1
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Main breaker panel


Is there a code that states that there must be 3 foot clearance around a main panel box?
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Main breaker panel


Yup!
actually in front is 36".

See NEC 110.26
...or this link: http://www.selfhelpandmore.com/homew...eter/index.htm
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