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Inspectors will often mark something like "No GFCI near sink", but the outlets are in fact protected because they are downstream from a GFCI someone else. Is this still code compliant. Or does every outlet within 6 feet of the sink or an outdoor location need to be a GFCI outlet now.
 

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Up here it needs to be GFCI protected, regardless if it's protected by a breaker at the panel or a GFCI receptacle in another room.
 

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Inspectors will often mark something like "No GFCI near sink", but the outlets are in fact protected because they are downstream from a GFCI someone else. Is this still code compliant. Or does every outlet within 6 feet of the sink or an outdoor location need to be a GFCI outlet now.
Don't do resi often but it's not a code I'm aware of. Tell the inspectors they need to get a plug tester. That's what they use here.
 

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Tell the inspectors to read the Code.

The 6-foot-from-sink rule disappeared in 1996.
 
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