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Is there any regulations about placing a water faucet in a closet where there is 110v juction boxes?
 

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Code wise absolutely not.
 

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ASked like it was....yes knock yourself out. If that 110 J-Box contains a rec within 3 feet of said faucet than the device either needs GFCI protection or a GFCI receptecial, no?
 

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If that 110 J-Box contains a rec within 3 feet of said faucet than the device either needs GFCI protection or a GFCI receptecial, no?
No, no requirement like that. Maybe not a bad idea, but no such thing in the NEC.
 

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Only need gfci if within 6 feet from a sink. If the faucet in the closet over top of a sink? Is the junction box just a junction box or is it an outlet?
 

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Only need gfci if within 6 feet from a sink. If the faucet in the closet over top of a sink? Is the junction box just a junction box or is it an outlet?
Again, to the letter of the code there is NO such requirement, unless of course this is a laundry sink.

The code has yet to put a blanket "six foot" rule on all sinks. They still name 'em one by one.
 

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The 2008 NEC has expanded the GFCI requirments for non-dwelling units to now require GFCI protection of receptacles within 6 feet of a sink.

210.8(B)(5) Sinks — where receptacles are installed within 1.8 m
(6 ft) of the outside edge of the sink.

Also 210.8(A)(7) in the 2005 NEC includes utility and wet bar sinks.

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Again, to the letter of the code there is NO such requirement, unless of course this is a laundry sink.

The code has yet to put a blanket "six foot" rule on all sinks. They still name 'em one by one.
I know it's often fruitless to ask why the NEC is written a certian way. So after thinking about this.....I guess you can't really drop a hair dryer into a running fauset in a closet of some sort.

Raider1's comments are for non-dwelling. Anyone know the 2008 for SFD/MFD?
 

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Anyone know the 2008 for SFD/MFD?
The 2008 changes to GFCI protection in dwelling units is the removal of Exceptions #1 and #2 to 210.8(A)(2) and the removal of exceptions #1 and #2 to 210.8(A)(5).

Basically this makes GFCI protections required for ALL 125 volt 15 and 20 amp receptacles in garages and unfinished basements, even the garage door motor, dedicated freezer receptacles ect...

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