Gas pipe too close to servce panel

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  1. May 4, 2019 #1

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    Doing a house raise they failed electric because inspector said my gas pipe needs to be 3 feet away from the service panel. Never ran into that before. My electrician friends say hes making it up. My gas inspection passed.
     
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    Have the inspector show you the violation in his book.
     
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    Well, there ya go.
     
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    I’m not sure the three feet is to the piping. But, it is still probably a good thing to do, in case the line leaks.
     
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    You are not reading it wrong, it clearly says the gas regulator vent.

    and the gas regulator is attached to the main gas line that stubs up out of the ground
    the meter is attached to it also. so is the gas pipe from the house
    all of this is within that 3'
    36'' in any direction, that means 6' from center left,right and in front of
    gas_regulator_vent.png
     
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    If we are talking about iron pipe, the only way that leaks is if you hit it with a sledge hammer or there is an earthquake.
     
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    What’s that regulator on the right side for? Might need three feet to the right of that also.
     
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    LOL...i saw that and started to draw another line.


    according to the code that hose bib is in violation
    especially if the electric is bonded to the plumbing
     

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