Receptacles

Locations

Section E3901 IRC

E3901.2.1

Receptacle spacing – Max 6 ft from any point on a wall

E3901.2.2

Wall space requirements – includes any individual wall >2

E3901.2.3

Floor receptacles

E3901.3

Small kitchen appliances

E3901.4

Countertops and work surfaces

E3901.4.1

Wall countertop spaces

E3901.4.2

Island countertops

E3901.4.3

Peninsular countertops

E3901.4.5

Outlet locations for counters

E3901.6

Bathroom receptacles

E3901.7

Outdoor receptacles

E3901.8

Laundry areas

E3901.9

Basements, garages and accessory buildings

E3901.10

Hallways

E3901.11

Foyers

E3901.12

HVAC outlet required at equipment

E3903.1

Lighting outlet requirements

E3903.3

Stairwell outlet lighting controls

Receptacle Installation

Section E4002 IRC

E4002.2

Must be grounding type

E4002.3

Must be CO/ALR rated for use with AL wiring

E4002.4

Metal faceplates must be grounded

E4002.5

Receptacle face position

E4002.6

Receptacles mounted in boxes

E4002.7

Receptacles mounted on covers

E4002.8

Damp locations

E4002.9

Wet locations for 15/20 amp receptacles

E4002.10

Other receptacles in wet locations

E4002.11

Bathtub and shower spaces

E4002.12

Weatherproof face plates

E4002.14

Tamper-proof receptacle requirements

GFCI Receptacles/Protection (ground fault circuit interrupt)

Section E3902 IRC

Link for GFCI chart based on estimated dates required

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