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So we're getting ready to buy this house- it's in Baltimore county, MD.

There are 2 reports attached- one is the "original" that the inspector first wrote up- the other is "updated" that shows the one the inspector sent afterwards. The differences can be found in the "comments" section under "Electric/Cooling System" page.

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At first, inspector says fuse panel needs to be around 15 feet away from meter. Electrician says same thing. Report pages are attached that shows you where it is located- it is at a second kitchen in the finished basement. Normally, there are cabinets on the panel and meter- the seller removed for inspection.

Correctly repairing this would require moving fuse panel or electric meter- both of which are heavy costs.
Seller got angry at inspector- inspector updated inspection report- now says that that both meter and fuse panel need 30"-36" service clearance but nothing about being 15 feet away from each other.

Can anyone tell me if moving either fuse panel or meter is necessary?
 

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There is a max distance rather than a min distance which is where 15 feet was probably mentioned.

Either way you can not have anything in the electric service area so you will have to either move the cabinets or move the meter/panel.
 

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