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28.07.020 Specific Requirements.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 181437, effective December 21, 2007.)  In addition to the requirements specified in the Electrical Specialty Code and Title 26, the following specific requirements apply to electrical installations for moorages, marinas and floating structures.

A.  Transformer pads shall not be located closer than either (8) feet to combustible surfaces and two (2) feet to noncombustible surfaces.

B.  Overhead power drops shall be installed and maintained a minimum of 14 feet above walking surfaces and/or the ordinary high water line.

C.  Electrical installations within two (2) feet of the water shall be considered to be in a wet environment, except that installations inside a structure and not exposed to the water may be considered to be in a dry environment.