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Old 01-10-2011, 07:02 PM   #1
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Could i install my meter box, main, breaker panel and the ppl inspector would then inspect
and then they would power it without any breakers being installed at the time. I live in pa.

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they do it here in ohio. As long as all connections are made, covers installed etc, they energize services.....I dont see why not.

Usually breakers are only required for final inspections. Not roughs or service installs.

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Only if your area allow homeowner to install the service entrance set up and it have to be permited and have it inspected by electrical inspector before the POCO can able engerized the system.

So check with the inspection department before you do anything first.

There are some local area may not allow homeowner to do it and I know for sure Apartment complexes , some multifamily units and commercal locations are off limit to owners they have to get a hold of electrician to deal with it.

Before going anyfurther what size load centre are you plan to install in ?

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Only if your area allow homeowner to install the service entrance set up and it have to be permited and have it inspected by electrical inspector before the POCO can able engerized the system.

So check with the inspection department before you do anything first.

There are some local area may not allow homeowner to do it and I know for sure Apartment complexes , some multifamily units and commercal locations are off limit to owners they have to get a hold of electrician to deal with it.

Before going anyfurther what size load centre are you plan to install in ?

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I plan to go 200 amps
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I plan to go 200 amps
What part of Pa?
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What part of Pa?
Lancaster, county
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Ok not sure with that area, best thing is to call your local code enforcement office and see. Most of Pa outside of the bigger cities you are permitted to work on a home you own and occupy!

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