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Old 09-10-2010, 09:19 PM   #1
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Outside receptacle location

Okay, what I know is that there must be a front and rear receptacle, my question is whether the rear receptacle is required to be on the rearmost wall of the house, or just on a rear facing wall. My house consists of a 22 x 32 rectangle which has added on to the rear of it a 10x10 room on a slab. This room is built with brick, and it would be easier for me to run the rear receptacle out the rear wall of the main part of the house, and I wouldn't mind putting another at the rear corner of the main house on the opposite side of the brick addition as well.
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Exact placement is not really dictated...just front & back
My back outlet was on the pool cabana facing the house
Inspector was OK with that
I did have 2 additional outlets on the back deck
House as we bought it did not have an outlet on the front
It was on the side near the front

There is a height restriction as far as how high off the ground

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Old 09-11-2010, 08:39 AM   #3
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One place that is required, front, back or side, is within 25 ' of the AC equipment!
This can include the required rear receptacle as long as it is at the same level of the equipment.
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