GFCI and AFCI Protection

GFCI Receptacles/Protection (ground fault circuit interrupt)

Section E3902 IRC

Link for GFCI chart noting requirement dates (CAUTION not a secure site):

http://jerrypeck.com/IFCN/Other%20Items/_GFCI_requirement_page-2014.pdf

E3902.1

Bathroom receptacles

E3902.2

Garage and accessory rooms

E3902.3

Outdoor receptacles

E3902.4

Crawlspace receptacles and lighting

E3902.5

Unfinished Basements

E3902.6

Kitchens – all countertop surfaces

E3902.7

Sinks -  within 6 ft

E3902.8

Bath and shower stalls  - within 6 ft

E3902.9

Laundry areas

E3902.10

Kitchen dishwashers

E3902.11

Boat houses/docks

E3902.12

Boat lifts

E3902.13

Electric heated floors

E3902.14

Location of GFCI’s

AFCI Protection

Section E3902 IRC

E3902.15

Location of arc fault interrupters

E3902.16

AFCI protection requirements

E3902.17

AFCI protection for branch circuit extensions or modifications