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Old 9/22/09, 9:25 AM
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Default RV Electrical Hookup

Yesterday I did a commercial inspection on a KOA (Kampground of America) property where there were approximately 75 spots for RV hookup. Each spot had an electrical box coming out of the ground. Many of the boxes had a 20 amp, 30 amp, and 50 amp breaker with the corresponding receptacle.

For the standard 20 amp breaker and receptacle I would recommend a GFCI, since it was outside; but what about the 30 amp and 50 amp hookups? Do they make 30 amp and 50 amp GFCI breakers? What should I recommend?
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Old 9/22/09, 9:38 AM
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Article 551 of the NEC covers the issues for RV parks.

Are you doing a code inspection?

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Old 9/22/09, 10:29 AM
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No, I was not doing a code inspection. From my understanding I am not required to determine compliance with local codes or regulations of the property. Am I wrong in this?
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Old 9/22/09, 8:12 PM
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It really depends on what your client and you agreed to.

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