The NEC does not apply to electric utility owned wiring and equipment ______ .

The NEC does not apply to electric utility owned wiring and equipment ______ .

Right Answer is:

Consisting of service drops or service laterals


The scope of the NEC is given in Section Section 90.2(A) says what is covered, and Section 90.2(B) lists those things that are not covered.

NEC 90.2(B).

This Code does not cover the following:

  1. Ships, buildings floating in water creeks, railway rolling stock, aircraft, or motor vehicles other than mobile homes and installations other than recreational vehicles.
  2. Underground and self-propelled mobile surface mining machinery and its attendant electrical trailing cables in mines.
  3. Installations of railways for the generation, transmission, or distribution of electricity used exclusively for the operation of rolling stock or installations used exclusively for signaling and communications purposes
  4. Installations of communication equipment under the control of communications utilities in exteriors or building spaces used exclusively for such installations.
    1. An establishment where such installation takes place under the exclusive control of an electric utility consisting of service drop or service lateral and related metering.
    2. Officially established easements for such establishments are located in the manner recognized by public service commissions, utility commissions, or other regulatory agencies.
    3. Are on property owned or leased by an electric utility for the purpose of communication, measurement, production, control, conversion, transmission, or distribution of electric energy.
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