2020 Change to Island Receptacles?

david luchini

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Connecticut
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Engineer
The number of receptacles required will be based on the square footage of the countertop or work surface...One for the first 9sf, then a receptacle for each additional 18sf.
 

Dennis Alwon

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Location
Chapel Hill, NC
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Electrical Contractor
Didn't know if you wanted the text-- here it is


210.52(C)(2) Island and Peninsular Countertops and Work Surfaces.

Receptacle outlets shall be installed in accordance with 210.52(C)(2)(a) and (C)(2)(b). (a)

At least one receptacle outlet shall be provided for the first 0.84 m[SUP]2[/SUP] (9 ft[SUP]2[/SUP]), or fraction thereof, of the countertop or work surface. A receptacle outlet shall be provided for every additional 1.7 m[SUP]2[/SUP] (18 ft[SUP]2[/SUP]), or fraction thereof, of the countertop or work surface.
(b)

At least one receptacle outlet shall be located within 600 mm (2 ft) of the outer end of a peninsular countertop or work surface. Additional required receptacle outlets shall be permitted to be located as determined by the installer, designer, or building owner. The location of the receptacle outlets shall be in accordance with 210.52(C)(3).



A peninsular countertop shall be measured from the connected perpendicular wall.
 
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