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101-E Mounts Bay Rd.

Williamsburg, VA 23185

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Final Frequent Electrical Violations - Residential

 

Current adopted edition of National Electrical Code-2008

  1. Ladder not provided for inspection of attic equipment - USBC 113.1.1
  2. Improper working space @ elec. panels and equip - 110.26
  3. Ground Fault requirements in kitchens, baths, garages, basement, outdoor, wet bar - 210.8
  4. Recepts. within 6’ of laundry sink must be GFCI protected - 210.8 (a)(7)
  5. Bath recept. outlets not separate 20 amp circuit - 210.11 (c) (3)
  6. Bath recept. outlet > than 36” from sink basin - 210.52 (d)
  7. Outdoor recept.outlet > than 6 1/2’ above grade - 210.52 (e)
  8. Recept. not located within 25’ of outdoor HVAC equip - 210.63
  9. Lights for interior stairs of 6 or more risers not switched at each level - 210.70 (a) (2) (c)
  10. Kitchen recept. located under countertop where overhang is > 6” beyond base - 210.52 (c) 5
  11. Kitchen countertop recept. spacing - 210.52 (c)
  12. Concrete encased electrodes (rebar) if present, must be used as grounding electrode - 250.50 & 250.52(3)
  13. Bonding means for other systems not provided ie: phone/TV - 250.94
  14. Grounding electrode conductor not secured to bldg surface - 250.64 (b)
  15. Insulated Equip. ground # 6 and smaller must have entire length finished green - 250.119
  16. Grounded (neutral) conductors not isolated at sub-panels in same bldg - 250.142(b)
  17. PVC conduit installed where subject to damage not schedule 80 - 300.5 (d)(4)
  18. Covers missing on outlet/junction boxes - 314.25
  19. Outlet boxes not flush with combustible surfaces - 410.116(2)
  20. Switches not grounded - 404.9 (b)
  21. Circuit breakers installed > 6’ 7” above floor - 404.8
  22. Receptacles not mounted rigid to surface - 406.4(b)
  23. Wet location recept. covers not weatherproof with cord cap inserted - 406.8 (B)
  24. Receptacle located in tub space - 406.8 (c)
  25. Panel not labeled specifically - 408.4 and P2720.1
  26. Ceiling fans, hanging fixtures located in 3’ x 8’ zone near tub/shower - 410.4 (d)
  27. Clothes closet light clearances - 410.10 (d)
  28. Cord length on appliances - 410.2
  29. Heat strip not identified on HVAC equip - 424.28
  30. Breaker lock/disconnect not provided for hard wired appliances ie: dishwasher, oven, water heater, etc. - 422.31(b)
  31. AC breaker/fuse size exceeds max. per label - 440.6
  32. Insufficient tub motor access - 680.73
  33. Tub motor not bonded to associated metal piping, etc. - P2720.1
  34. Sign not posted at service indicating optional generator system on site - 702.8
  35. Holes in exterior of house not sealed at elec. penetrations - IRC 703.1
  36. An intersystem bonding termination with capacity for at least three bonding conductors must be provided and connected to the service equipment grounding conductor or graounding electode system with a min. No. 6 Copper conductor - 250.94
  37. All 15 and 20 amp non-locking receptacles located in damp or wet locations must be listed WR Weather Resistant type - 406.8
  38. GFCIs for hydromassage tubs must be readily accessible" (not behind access panels under tubs) - 680.71

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