230.85 question

designer82

Senior Member
Location
Boston
So the outdoor emergency disconnects required in 230.85 say they are for 1 & 2 family dwelling units.

Does that still apply if I have a 16 unit multi-family building where each unit is a two level townhouse?
 

infinity

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Staff member
Location
New Jersey
Occupation
Journeyman Electrician
See if these Article 100 definitions help:

Dwelling, One-Family. A building that consists solely of one dwelling unit. (CMP-1)
Dwelling, Two-Family. A building that consists solely of two dwelling units. (CMP-1)
Dwelling, Multifamily. A building that contains three or more dwelling units. (CMP-1)
Dwelling Unit. A single unit, providing complete and independent living facilities for one or more persons, including
permanent provisions for living, sleeping, cooking, and sanitation. (CMP-2)
 
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